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Pictures in the News | August 14, 2013
  • Shakh Aivazov / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | August 14, 2013

Posted On: 11:23 a.m. | August 14, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Egypt, where deadly clashes and sectarian tensions have spread across the country after security forces stormed two Cairo sit-ins, killing scores of supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi. The interim government declared a state of emergency as battles between Morsi loyalists and police erupted in Cairo, Alexandria and Aswan and in smaller... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 13, 2013

Pictures in the News | Aug. 13, 2013

Posted On: 11:43 a.m. | August 13, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: — It's back to school in the Los Angeles Unified School District. — Dodger Yasiel Puig watches his sacrifice fly during the game against the New York Mets. — Participants pose during a free yoga class on the Redondo Beach Pier sponsored by Cancer Support Community and Blue Zones Project. And there's more from around the world. View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 12, 2013
  • PETER KOMKA / EPA

Pictures in the News | August 12, 2013

Posted On: 8:05 a.m. | August 12, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Europe, where a shooting star from the Perseid meteor shower burns up in the atmosphere in Hungary. The Perseid meteor shower occurs every year in August when the Earth passes through debris and dust of the Swift-Tuttle comet. Over on the Canary Islands, astronomy buffs at the aboriginal town of Atalayita enjoy the meteor shower. Manhattan Beach: Coral... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | August 5 – 11, 2013

The Week in Pictures | August 5 – 11, 2013

Posted On: 3:33 p.m. | August 9, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism, and this week we lead with a pair of Southern California wildfires. The Falls fire near Lake Elsinore scorched more than 1,400 acres and the Silver fire, which started near Banning, continues to rage, having burned more than 16,000 acres. Meanwhile,  Nathan Louis Campbell, who allegedly drove a car onto the crowded Venice boardwalk,... View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 9, 2013

Pictures in the News | August 9, 2013

Posted On: 8:50 a.m. | August 9, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the desert of Southern California, where the fast-moving Silver fire has now consumed 16,000 acres and is only 25% contained. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 8, 2013

Pictures in the News | Aug. 8, 2013

Posted On: 11:43 a.m. | August 8, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: — The Silver fire rages in Riverside County. More photos — President Obama greets the Marines in his first visit to Camp Pendleton during a two-day California visit. — Kids having fun in the Bubble Rollers at the Orange County Fair. — A Powerball hopeful rubs her ticket on the lucky bluebird inside Bluebird Liquor in Hawthorne. Bluebird... View Post»

2013 PGA Championship at Oak Hill
  • Sam Greenwood / Getty Images

2013 PGA Championship at Oak Hill

Posted On: 10:21 a.m. | August 8, 2013

Jason Dufner shot a two-under-par 68 in the final round of the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y., to claim his first major title with a final score of 10 under. The 36-year-old from Alabama began Sunday one shot behind third-round leader Jim Furyk, the 2003 U.S. Open champion who was seeking his second major title and finished second at eight under after a... View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 7, 2013
  • Joe Silva / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | August 7, 2013

Posted On: 10:22 a.m. | August 7, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in a Southern California courtroom, where deputies escort Nathan Louis Campbell for his arraignment on charges of driving into crowds on the Venice boardwalk, killing a visitor and injuring 16 others. The Los Angeles city council is seeking temporary auto barriers on the popular boardwalk until a permanent plan is developed. View Post»

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for July 2013
  • Javier Clift

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for July 2013

Posted On: 9:26 p.m. | August 6, 2013

This month saw one of my favorite photos to hit Southern California Moments, ever. I love Alveraz Ricardez's photo of an old man posing for a portrait, while a young boy looks in a window in the background. It's a great image not only because of the composition, and the old man's expression, but because it makes me ask questions. Was the boy's appearance serendipitous? Did Ricardez see him... View Post»

Shooting panoramas at high Gs over Switzerland
  • Dominik Baumann / Blick

Shooting panoramas at high Gs over Switzerland

Posted On: 9:05 a.m. | August 6, 2013

Swiss panoramic photographer Dominik Baumann shoots panos in a cramped cockpit of an upside-down Swiss air force aerobatic team Pilatus PC-7 trainer plane while in formation above the Alps. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 6, 2013

Pictures in the News | Aug. 6, 2013

Posted On: 9:00 a.m. | August 6, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: — Firefighters drive next to a dangerous wall of flames while battling the Falls fire on Highway 74 just above Lake Elsinore in Southern California. More photos — Jennifer Vieras, 7, rests against her grandmother Bertha Nava during a protest outside in downtown Los Angeles to declare a "state of emergency" as state prisoners continue their hunger... View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 5, 2013
  • KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPA

Pictures in the News | August 5, 2013

Posted On: 10:22 a.m. | August 5, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where remembrances and flowers lie at a makeshift memorial on the Venice Boardwalk as police continue to investigate a hit-and-run incident which killed one and injured 11. View Post»

2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest winners
  • Wagner Araujo

2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest winners

Posted On: 6:33 p.m. | August 2, 2013

Here are the winning images of the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. More than 15,500 entries from photographers around the world were submitted in four categories: travel portraits, outdoor scenes, sense of place and spontaneous moments. "Every year the task of judging the contest gets tougher. The quality of photos increasingly gets better — and the range of imagery more... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | July 29 – Aug. 4, 2013

The Week in Pictures | July 29 – Aug. 4, 2013

Posted On: 3:34 p.m. | August 2, 2013

Our favorite photos from the week. Enjoy. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 2, 2013
  • NUNO ANDRE FERREIRA / LUSA

Pictures in the News | Aug. 2, 2013

Posted On: 9:59 a.m. | August 2, 2013

In Friday's Pictures in the News: — A firefighter is silhouetted against the orange glow of flames while fighting a forest fire in  Moimenta da Beira, Portugal. — An Army team removes the remains of Army Spc. Nicholas Burley, 22, of Red Bluff, Calif., from a military transport at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. Burley died July 30, in Pul-E-Alam, Afghanistan, when enemy forces... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 1, 2013
  • Susannah Kay / Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | Aug. 1, 2013

Posted On: 10:48 a.m. | August 1, 2013

The X Games are getting underway Thursday in Los Angeles,  and they're expected to draw large crowds of extreme-sports fans to Staples Center, L.A. Live and the Irwindale Event Center. This year's event marks the end of an 11-year run for the games in Los Angeles; in 2014 they'll move to Austin, Texas. But before the games end Sunday, fans will be treated to sights such as Marcelo Bastos of... 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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