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The Week in Pictures | March 24 – 30, 2014
  • JEWEL SAMAD / AFP

The Week in Pictures | March 24 – 30, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | March 28, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Tragedy in Boston this week, where firefighters rush an injured comrade to an ambulance while battling a nine-alarm fire at a Back Bay brownstone. Two firefighters died in the blaze. View Post»

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Pictures in the News | March 28, 2014

Pictures in the News | March 28, 2014

Posted On: 8:32 a.m. | March 28, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Coachella Valley, where two youths stand underneath a 26-foot tall sculpture of Marilyn Monroe in Palm Springs. The sculpture by Seward Johnson, modeled after a famous scene in The Seven-Year Itch, is being disassembled and shipped to New Jersey. Goodbye, Norma Jean -- I had to say it. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 27, 2014
  • Jim Davis / Boston Globe

Pictures in the News | March 27, 2014

Posted On: 10:50 a.m. | March 27, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News Boston firefighters rush an injured comrade to an ambulance while battling a nine-alarm fire at a Back Bay brownstone. Two firefighters died in the blaze. Palm Springs: Blustery winds raise a blanket of dust over a hillside a wind farm. Westlake Village: Ventura County sheriff's deputies investigate a report of gunshots at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza hotel.... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 26, 2014
  • YANNIS KOLESIDIS / EPA

Pictures in the News | March 26, 2014

Posted On: 9:30 a.m. | March 26, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland , where dusk falls on the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Hundreds of items that supported the decommissioned power plant have been put up for auction. View Post»

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for February 2014
  • Jeff Manghera

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for February 2014

Posted On: 11:59 a.m. | March 25, 2014

February's photos include something we rarely get to take advantage of in Los Angeles — weather. The month's set starts off with Jeff Manghera's in-your-face abstract image of dewdrops formed by fog on a car's sunroof. I love the patterns formed by the drops, and how the image could be anything until you actually know what it is. The monochrome palette also perfectly embodies a foggy morning.... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 25, 2014
  • MICHAEL REICHEL / DPA

Pictures in the News | March 25, 2014

Posted On: 10:06 a.m. | March 25, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, Volker Kraft decorates his apple tree with Easter eggs in Saalfeld, eastern Germany. More than 10,000 eggs hang on the tree, attracting thousands of spectators during Easter time. Chengdu, China: First Lady Michelle Obama performs tai chi with students from the Chengdu No 7 High School as part of a seven-day, three-city tour of China where she will focus on... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 24, 2014

Pictures in the News | March 24, 2014

Posted On: 9:19 a.m. | March 24, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in San Diego, where UCLA's Kyle Anderson dunks over the Stephan F. Austin defense in the 2nd half in the Third Round of the NCAA Tournament at Viejas Arena. The Bruins are headed to the Sweet 16 for the first time in eight years and will face the Florida Gators on Thursday. View Post»

Searching for new camera gear at WPPI

Searching for new camera gear at WPPI

Posted On: 10:30 p.m. | March 21, 2014

Since everyone is a photographer these days, there never seems to be a shortage of new photo gadgets and gizmos available to attract my attention. Recently, I checked out the Expo at the WPPI (Wedding & Portrait Photographers International) conference in Las Vegas, which attracted about 12,000 attendees and 300 exhibitors. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | March 17 – 23, 2014
  • Rajanish Kakade / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | March 17 – 23, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | March 21, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Topping this weeks news was the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Members of the Royal Australian Air Force launched Self Locating Data Marker Buoy's from a C-130J Hercules aircraft over the southern Indian Ocean as part of the search which has been hampered by poor weat View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 21, 2014

Pictures in the News | March 21, 2014

Posted On: 9:06 a.m. | March 21, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where the Navy's Blue Angels fly their FA 18 Hornets as they prepare for the Los Angeles County Air Show at General William J. Fox Airfield in Lancaster. Down the road in Santa Monica, Spring de Haviland gives flowers as part of Spring Into Kindness Day, held on the first day of the season. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 20, 2014

Pictures in the News | March 20, 2014

Posted On: 2:01 p.m. | March 20, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, a hazardous materials technician walks through a badly damaged structure after a fire at an apparent illicit drug manufacturing lab in Commerce. Two men were hospitalized with burns and firefighters were driven back from the burning house by explosions. Arson investigators believe the men had been operating a “butane honey oil extraction laboratory,” in... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 19, 2014
  • HOW HWEE YOUNG / EPA

Pictures in the News | March 19, 2014

Posted On: 9:19 a.m. | March 19, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Singapore, where visitors walk over light art installation titled 'The Pool' during the i Light Marina Bay 2014 festival in Singapore. i Light Marina Bay is a sustainable light art festival featuring 28 creative and environmentally sustainable light art works from around the world. View Post»

A story 45 years in the making
  • Don Kelsen

A story 45 years in the making

Posted On: 2:29 p.m. | March 18, 2014

Los Angeles Times photographer Don Kelsen was in the same army unit as Spc. Santiago Jesse Erevia, who today will receive the Congressional Medal of Honor for his selfless acts of bravery in the Vietnam way in 1969. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 18, 2014

Pictures in the News | March 18, 2014

Posted On: 8:25 a.m. | March 18, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, Edison crews work to remove power lines and pole toppled by the driver of a sport-utility vehicle on Artesia Boulevard in La Mirada. Los Angeles: Models listen to directions backstage before modeling Ozgur Masur's FW14 collection on the runway at Concept Fashion Week at the Mack Sennett Studios. Shimla, India: Tibetan Buddhist monks welcome their... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 17, 2014
  • Rajanish Kakade / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | March 17, 2014

Posted On: 10:10 a.m. | March 17, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the nation's capital, where a family sleds down the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol. The Washington DC area was hit with 4-6 inches of snow on St. Patrick's Day, four-days before the official arrival of spring. View Post»

Photo essay | Haiti Christian Summit
  • Dieu Nalio Chery / Associated Press

Photo essay | Haiti Christian Summit

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | March 17, 2014

The gathering in the village of Bois-Neuf was called “Prayer, Penance and Conversion,” and participants came with hopes of a better life for themselves or others. View Post»

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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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