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Pictures in the News | November 6, 2013

Pictures in the News | November 6, 2013

Posted On: 9:29 a.m. | November 6, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where a Los Angeles councilman arrives with a life-size cardboard cutout of William Mulholland at the LA Aqueduct Cascades for a reenactment of the opening of the Aqueduct 100 years ago. In nearby Orange County, a ghoulish couple stroll through downtown Santa Ana for the Noche de Altares (Night of Altars) street festival. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 5, 2013

Pictures in the News | Nov. 5, 2013

Posted On: 10:35 a.m. | November 5, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News TSA agents hold a  candlelight vigil for their slain coworker, Gerardo I. Hernandez, at Dockweiler State Beach in Los Angeles. A gunman identified by police as Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, carried an assault-style rifle through the lobby of LAX's Terminal 3 and began shooting as he passed through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint on Friday... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 4, 2013
  • Christina House / For the Times

Pictures in the News | Nov. 4, 2013

Posted On: 8:42 a.m. | November 4, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where a Los Angeles Airport Police officer passes a flower memorial to TSA officer Gerardo Hernandez, who was gunned down in Friday's rampage at LAX. Thousands of sci-fi, fantasy, horror and comic book fans gathered in downtown Los Angeles for Comikaze, the homegrown pop culture expo that began as a passion project for Regina Carpinelli,... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Oct. 28 – Nov. 3, 2013
  • Eduardo Verdugo / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | Oct. 28 – Nov. 3, 2013

Posted On: 5:26 p.m. | November 1, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, thousands of revelers descended on West Hollywood for the city’s annual Halloween Carnaval, billed as the largest Halloween celebration in the world (more photos). Not to be outdone, at the Mayan Theater in Los Angeles, wrestler the Green Fuzz checks his phone moments before competing in the Lucha VaVoom "All Mini, Black... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 1, 2013

Pictures in the News | Nov. 1, 2013

Posted On: 9:37 a.m. | November 1, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where volunteer doctors, dentist and medical specialist saw thousands of patients attending the four-day Care Harbor free clinic to get medical and dental care. Also in the Southland, thousands of revelers were expected to descended on West Hollywood for the city’s annual Halloween Carnaval, billed as the largest Halloween celebration in... View Post»

Mom creates fairytale photos of napping baby
  • Sioin Queenie Liao / Wengenn in Wonderland

Mom creates fairytale photos of napping baby

Posted On: 6:57 p.m. | October 31, 2013

Freelance artist Sioin Queenie Liao created these fairytale dreamscapes of her napping son using common household items for a series of images called "Wengenn in Wonderland." A skirt was folded to represent the moon and a belt for a snake. No shopping required. Creating a scene "just like how an artist would with her paint brushes," Liao said. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 31, 2013

Pictures in the News | Oct. 31, 2013

Posted On: 11:23 a.m. | October 31, 2013

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Anaheim, where police are searching for a suspected hit-and-run driver after a bicyclist was struck and killed early Wednesday. The male cyclist, who has not been identified, was hit by two cars about 5:40 a.m. on Orangethorpe Avenue east of Lemon Street, said Lt. Bob Dunn of the Anaheim Police Department. The first car sped off. The driver of the... View Post»

The seldom seen world of photomicrography
  • Wim van Egmond / Nikon Small World

The seldom seen world of photomicrography

Posted On: 1:49 p.m. | October 30, 2013

Nikon reveals the winners of the 2013 annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. Longtime competitor Wim van Egmond of The Netherlands took first place for his detail image of the fragile helical chain. View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 30, 2013
  • NOEL CELIS / AFP

Pictures in the News | October 30, 2013

Posted On: 9:52 a.m. | October 30, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the nation's capital, where Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill before the House Energy and Commerce Committee about the difficulties plaguing the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. The Obama administration claims the botched rollout was the result of contractors failing to live up to expectations and... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 29, 2013

Pictures in the News | Oct. 29, 2013

Posted On: 11:02 a.m. | October 29, 2013

Inglewood: Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were shot and wounded by a suspect during a routine traffic stop early Tuesday morning; one deputy was saved from serious harm by a cellphone charger in her pocket, authorities said.Sherman Oaks: Jeri Dye Lynch, the mother of Conor Lynch, a cross country runner struck and killed by a car outside  Notre Dame High school, lights a candle at a... View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 28, 2013
  • Francisco Leong / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | October 28, 2013

Posted On: 8:43 a.m. | October 28, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Portugal, where Brazilian big wave surfer Carlos Burle rides a wave off the coast of Nazare. Burle claimed one of the biggest waves ever ridden at Praia do Norte and is challenging the world record set by Garrett McNamara in November 2011. Hollywood: A dancer joins dozens of others at the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue at a... View Post»

Shaking dogs, Instagram ads, stabilizer chicken and Vine
  • Carli Davidson

Shaking dogs, Instagram ads, stabilizer chicken and Vine

Posted On: 11:30 p.m. | October 26, 2013

Everyone has seen their dogs shaking after getting wet or drinking water, but these stop-action, high-quality photographs bring a new light on the subject with floppy ears, jowls, fur, eyes and wet noses flying in every direction. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | October 21–27, 2013
  • ABIR SULTAN / EPA

The Week in Pictures | October 21–27, 2013

Posted On: 6:08 p.m. | October 25, 2013

Each week, we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Retired Marine Sgt. Maj. Charles L. Cook discovers the name of his deceased son, Marine Sgt. Charles D. Cook, on the wall of the Beirut Memorial at the Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, N.C. Wednesday marked the 30th anniversary of the deadly Beirut barracks bombing that many consider the opening blast in America's war on terrorism. View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 25, 2013

Pictures in the News | October 25, 2013

Posted On: 8:48 a.m. | October 25, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Newport Beach, where a bodysurfer gets launched down a wave at the Wedge, where rules have long put time limits on board surfers versus bodysurfers riding waves at the popular surf spot. Also in the Southland, a man plays with a puppy at the Project Homeless Connect service fair on skid row. The event, organized by the National Museum of Animals &... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 24, 2013
  • John Althouse / Jacksonville Daily News

Pictures in the News | Oct. 24, 2013

Posted On: 10:41 a.m. | October 24, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, retired Marine Sgt. Maj. Charles L. Cook discovers the name of his deceased son, Marine Sgt. Charles D. Cook, on the wall of the Beirut Memorial at the Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, N.C. Wednesday marked the 30th anniversary of the deadly Beirut barracks bombing that many consider the opening blast in America's war on terrorism. Stevinson, Calif.: A... View Post»

Venice Arts celebrates 20 years of photography education
  • Barbara Ruffini

Venice Arts celebrates 20 years of photography education

Posted On: 12:36 p.m. | October 23, 2013

Venice Arts began 20 years ago with 10 kids and a darkroom in a donated basement with a mission to create a vibrant arts center for low-income youth in the Venice community. That workshop seeded Venice Arts’ award-winning Art Mentoring & Education program, which now reaches hundreds of youth seach year through free workshops in photography, filmmaking, animation, and media arts at its... View Post»

Framework

Framework, the photography and video blog of the Los Angeles Times, celebrates the power and explores the craft of visual storytelling. The blog highlights the work of Times photojournalists who frame by frame, document the drama, the emotion and sometimes the humor of life. Framework also aims to serve as a resource hub for photography, multimedia and video enthusiasts who share our passion. We will trade insights and discuss the tools and techniques of telling stories through images. Have a look and let us know what you think.

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