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Pictures in the News | Nov. 18, 2013

Pictures in the News | Nov. 18, 2013

Posted On: 9:46 a.m. | November 18, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Illinois, where a fast-moving storm system produced several tornadoes that touched down across the Midwest and left behind a path of destruction in 12 states. More photos Duarte, Calif.: Men pray during a church service honoring youth pastor Daniel Diaz, who was shot and killed as he sat inside his vehicle last week. Leyte, Philippines: Survivors... View Post»

Filming a 'Raw Run' with skateboarder Liam Morgan

Filming a ‘Raw Run’ with skateboarder Liam Morgan

Posted On: 1:28 p.m. | November 17, 2013

Bay Area skateboarder Liam Morgan regularly rides steep hills at high speeds amidst traffic, gravel and metal guard rails. He got hooked at age 15 when he averaged 40 m.p.h. on a 12 mile hill. It was a unique feeling and one he needed more of. Safety equipment? A helmet and balance enabling him to control his speed by sliding out occasionally. He has multiple sponsors and a video series of "Raw... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Nov. 11–17, 2013
  • NASA

The Week in Pictures | Nov. 11–17, 2013

Posted On: 4:00 p.m. | November 15, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin our report in the Philippines and the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, where an international aid effort gathered steam ands resilient Filipinos in battered towns have started the process of rebuilding their lives and those of their neighbors - with or without help from their government or foreign aid groups. Under fire for what... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 15, 2013

Pictures in the News | Nov. 15, 2013

Posted On: 10:06 a.m. | November 15, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins back in the Philippines, where an international aid effort gathered steam, as resilient Filipinos in battered towns started rebuilding their lives and those of their neighbors - with or without help from their government or foreign aid groups. Under fire for what critics say is the slow pace of its typhoon relief effort, the Philippine government Friday... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 14, 2013

Pictures in the News | Nov. 14, 2013

Posted On: 10:43 a.m. | November 14, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, volunteers with Unified We Serve at Cal State Northridge place thousands of collected food items on the steps of the library. The effort, in its fifth year, saw donations double from last year. The items, including clothing, books and toys, will be donated to Meet Each Need with Dignity. Los Angeles: Paddleboaters coast through the cooling mist of the... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 13, 2013
  • MANDY CHENG / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | Nov. 13, 2013

Posted On: 10:36 a.m. | November 13, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Philippines, where increasingly desperate, typhoon-stricken Filipinos gather amongst the devastation in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban. The typhoon left a trail of destruction in multiple provinces, forcing hundreds of thousands to evacuate and making travel by air and land to hard-hit provinces difficult. View Post»

Central Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan
  • Aaron Favila / Associated Press

Central Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan

Posted On: 12:52 p.m. | November 12, 2013

The United Nations launch an appeal for $301 million to help victims, while U.S. and British warships headed toward the region. View Post»

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for October 2013
  • Sung Lee

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for October 2013

Posted On: 10:46 a.m. | November 12, 2013

Surf's up! At least that's what Sung Lee would have us think. I love the first image in our set, titled "Board Meeting." Lee got together a couple of cheap suits, a surfboard and a GoPro set to take a photo every two seconds to make this picture. GoPros are such fun cameras - they're small, durable, and make decent images, with a signature distortion around the edges due to the wide angle of... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 12, 2013

Pictures in the News | Nov. 12, 2013

Posted On: 10:26 a.m. | November 12, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News a candlelight vigil for Elawnza Peebles, 14, who was fatally shot as he was walking home in Los Angeles. Tacloban, Philippines: Super typhoon Haiyan devastation. Luetzelau, Switzerland: Autumn colors at lake Vierwaldstaettersee. Kabul, Afghanistan: A cache of alcohol and drugs are burned as part of a fight against drugs amid a surge in opium... View Post»

Former photojournalist, now a police officer,  receives Medal of Valor

Former photojournalist, now a police officer, receives Medal of Valor

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | November 12, 2013

Former Los Angeles Times staff photographer Stephen Osman, 50, received a Medal of Valor for saving a man’s life on the California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) campus in Camarillo, CA earlier this year. Osman, a reserve deputy for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, joined CSUCI campus police department two years ago.The Peace Officers Association of Ventura County... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 11, 2013
  • J. David Ake / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Nov. 11, 2013

Posted On: 10:46 a.m. | November 11, 2013

In Monday's Pictures in the News a visitor at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington passes early in the morning on Veterans Day to look at the names inscribed on the wall. Several ceremonies are scheduled in the nation's capital to honor those who have served in the U.S. military including a wreath laying at the Vietnam War Memorial. Anibong, Philippines: The aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | November 4 – 10, 2013
  • ROLAND WEIHRAUCH / EPA

The Week in Pictures | November 4 – 10, 2013

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | November 8, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. One of the strongest storms ever recorded battered the central Philippines, ripping off rooftops, knocking out power and communications and forcing hundreds of thousands of people from their homes. View Post»

Pictures in the News | November 8, 2013
  • PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | November 8, 2013

Posted On: 9:18 a.m. | November 8, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News be gins in Asia, where the strongest typhoon this year slammed into the Philippines, setting off landslides, knocking out power in several provinces and cutting communications in the country's central region of island provinces. Four people died. View Post»

Photo essay | Holy Land drag queen
  • Oded Balilty / Associated Press

Photo essay | Holy Land drag queen

Posted On: 11:55 a.m. | November 7, 2013

By Oded Balilty A week before the annual gay pride parade in Tel Aviv, I was looking for something to shoot other than the colorful procession that's seen every other year. I searched newspapers and websites related to the local gay community and found out about a drag queen school in the city's gay center. I was invited to shoot backstage before the students' first show when a man with a... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 7, 2013

Pictures in the News | Nov. 7, 2013

Posted On: 10:10 a.m. | November 7, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies restrain family members of a man suspected of burglarizing a market at Firestone Boulevard and Hooper Avenue in South L.A. on Wednesday as the man is wheeled to an ambulance. Authorities said the man was believed to have entered in the early morning, perhaps falling through a skylight, and hidden there till about noon. ... View Post»

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»

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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