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Pictures in the News | March 11, 2013

Pictures in the News | March 11, 2013

Posted On: 8:54 a.m. | March 11, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Italy, where cardinals are set to enter the conclave to elect a successor to Pope Benedict XVI after he became the first pope in 600 years to resign from the role. The conclave is scheduled to start on Tuesday, March 12, inside the Sistine Chapel and will be attended by 115 cardinals as they vote to select the 266th Pope of the Catholic Church. View Post»

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Posted On: 10:23 a.m. | March 9, 2013

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The Week in Pictures | March 4 – 10, 2013
  • BEN STANSALL / AFP / Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | March 4 – 10, 2013

Posted On: 2:55 p.m. | March 8, 2013

The Week in Pictures from around the world. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 8, 2013
  • NOAH SEELAM / AFP / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | March 8, 2013

Posted On: 9:42 a.m. | March 8, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in India, where the All India Peace and Solidarity Organization members launch sky lanterns during International Women's Day in Hyderabad. The celebration wasn't so peaceful over in the Philippines, where protesters clash with police as they tried to march on the US Embassy in Manila to commemorate International Women's Day in the Philippines. Thousands of... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 7, 2013

Pictures in the News | March 7, 2013

Posted On: 10:46 a.m. | March 7, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: The new north concourse of the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport was unveiled Wednesday (more photos); a young girl sleeps on her Irish wolfhound on the first day of Crufts dog show in Birmingham, England; Julio Acevedo is escorted from a hearing at the Lehigh County Courthouse in Allentown, Pa. He is a suspect in a... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 6, 2013
  • Eric Gay / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | March 6, 2013

Posted On: 10:24 a.m. | March 6, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begings in Texas, where members of the San Antonio Living History Association fire muskets as they take part in a pre-dawn memorial ceremony to remember the 1836 Battle of the Alamo in San Antonio. View Post»

World reacts to death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez
  • EFRAIN GIONZALEZ / EPA

World reacts to death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez

Posted On: 9:12 a.m. | March 6, 2013

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, the charismatic socialist whose Bolivarian Revolution reduced poverty and galvanized anti-American sentiment across Latin America but left his nation deeply polarized and ever more dependent on oil dollar View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 5, 2013
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Pictures in the News | March 5, 2013

Posted On: 11:01 a.m. | March 5, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Kenyan men watch early election results on a television in the Kibera slum of Nairobi as the nation held its first presidential election since 2007 (more photos); a fire burns at Naples' museum park; workers remove snow from cars at an auto dealership after a storm swept through Bloomington, Minn.; a demolition crew clears away the remains of a home where a... View Post»

Kenyans vote in first presidential election since 2007
  • Jerome Delay / Associated Press

Kenyans vote in first presidential election since 2007

Posted On: 10:16 a.m. | March 5, 2013

Kenya on Monday held its first presidential election since the 2007 vote which ushered in months of tribal violence that killed more than 1,000 people and displaced 600,000 from their homes. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 4, 2013
  • Andrew Medichini / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | March 4, 2013

Posted On: 9:19 a.m. | March 4, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins at the Vatican, where cardinals from around the world have gathered for their first round of meetings before the conclave to elect the next pope after Benedict XVI's decision to retire. View Post»

70th annual 'Pictures of the Year International'

70th annual ‘Pictures of the Year International’

Posted On: 10:27 a.m. | March 3, 2013

The winners of the 70th annual "Pictures of the Year International" awards were announced last week at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. Here is a selection of the top winners in some of the categories. View Post»

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Best of the Web

Posted On: 10:19 p.m. | March 1, 2013

The winners of the 70th annual Pictures of the Year Photojournalism Competition View Post»

The Week in Pictures | February 25 – March 3, 2013
  • Lee Jin-man / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | February 25 – March 3, 2013

Posted On: 3:55 p.m. | March 1, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The big news this week was the retirement of the pope. Benedict XVI became the first pope to resign in nearly 600 years, telling a tearful crowd of faithful that he will now be "a simple pilgrim" as cardinals began preparing for a conclave in the Sistine Chapel to elect his successor. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 1, 2013
  • RUNGROJ YONGRIT / EPA

Pictures in the News | March 1, 2013

Posted On: 10:50 a.m. | March 1, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Syria, where opponents of the government hold a protest in Aleppo. Syrian government forces fought fierce clashes with rebels attacking a police academy near Aleppo, while outside Damascus, the capital, rebel forces have dug in to the north, east and south, and government troops have largely pulled back to a well-defended core, including the city center... View Post»

Pop goes the perfect background

Pop goes the perfect background

Posted On: 11:20 p.m. | February 28, 2013

Have you ever tried to find a simple or white background when you're just trying to get a close-up of an item for sale on EBay or your latest epicurean masterpiece. Sometimes you want the item that is being photographed to be situated in it's natural environment, but when your'e trying to highlight an individual, small subject, sometimes a simple background is the best way to go. Finding... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 28, 2013
  • DANIEL KARMANN / EPA

Pictures in the News | Feb. 28, 2013

Posted On: 10:23 a.m. | February 28, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Skiers take to the slopes in the Nordic Skiing World Championships in Predazzo, Italy; Pope Benedict XVI waves to faithful from a balcony upon arrival in Castel Gandolfo, where he will begin his retirement in the papal summer residence (more photos); South Koreans, wearing traditional Korean costumes, carry torches as they march during a ceremony to celebrate... View Post»

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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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