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Vogue magazine's first Instagram photo shoot

Vogue magazine’s first Instagram photo shoot

Posted On: 2:03 p.m. | September 13, 2013

The world has changed when Vogue magazine hires photographer Michael O'Neal to work entirely with Instagram. View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 13, 2013
  • JIM HOLLANDER / EPA

Pictures in the News | September 13, 2013

Posted On: 8:20 a.m. | September 13, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Long Beach, where the final Boeing C-17 cargo jet for the U.S. Air Force takes off as observers look on during a ceremony. Delivery of the 223rd plane ends a 32-year relationship that has been an economic boon to Long Beach. Foreign sales will keep the plant running through 2014. View Post»

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for August 2013
  • Edward Conde

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for August 2013

Posted On: 4:43 p.m. | September 12, 2013

Several of our best photos for August have a cinematic feel to them. The set opens with Edward Conde's image of a quiet subway, which really captures the solemnity of a late-night or early-morning subway ride. For those who don't know, yes, L.A. does have a subway system, and it's fantastic for photography. Our first image is followed by Tony Desantis' photo of the Southern California Gas... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 12, 2013
  • Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Sept. 12, 2013

Posted On: 10:59 a.m. | September 12, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Dodger second baseman Nick Punto fields the ball from Diamondback hitter Gerardo Parra and avoids a broken bat in the sixth inning at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday. Zamboanga, Philippines: Government troopers fire as they continue their assault on Muslim rebels Thursday. Philippine troops battled Muslim rebels on two fronts Thursday, after about 100... View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 11, 2013
  • Getty Images

Pictures in the News | September 11, 2013

Posted On: 10:53 a.m. | September 11, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in New York, with a photo memorializing New York City Firefighter Robert James Crawford, who died in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. His photo was placed at memorial by his family as they came to the World Trade Center site to participate in ceremonies for the 12th anniversary of the attacks. Americans returned Wednesday to the grim task of... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 10, 2013
  • Bullit Marquez / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Sept. 10, 2013

Posted On: 10:25 a.m. | September 10, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, a cat gets a close look at a government trooper taking position as Muslim rebels hold scores of hostages as human shields in a standoff at the southern port city of Zamboanga in the Philippines. More battle-ready troops and police were flown to Zamboanga in a bid to end the crisis. The troops have surrounded the Moro National Liberation Front guerrillas with... View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 9, 2013
  • Scott Harrison / Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | September 9, 2013

Posted On: 8:45 a.m. | September 9, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Malibu, Calif., where people walk among the display of flags at Pepperdine University’s Alumni Park. Every year, dozens of student and alumni volunteers band together to install the nearly 3,000 flags. Also in Southern California, marchers and Aztec dancers walk along Cesar Chavez Avenue in East Los Angeles during the 67th Annual Mexican Independence... View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 9:22 p.m. | September 6, 2013

Time is relative View Post»

The Week in Pictures | September 2 – 8, 2013
  • Petros Giannakouris / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | September 2 – 8, 2013

Posted On: 4:00 p.m. | September 6, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Leaders of the G20 nations made progress on tightening up on multinational company tax avoidance,  but remain divided over the Syrian conflict at the summit in Russia. President Obama used the meeting of world leaders to press his case for punitive strikes against the government of Syria for a reported Aug. 21 chemical attack on... View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 6, 2013

Pictures in the News | September 6, 2013

Posted On: 9:37 a.m. | September 6, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begin in Long Beach, where an aquarist with the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach inspects an olive ridley sea turtle before it is loaded on a boat and released in the Santa Catalina Channel. The turtle was stranded on Venice Beach in January, underweight and hypothermic. It was nursed back to health and fitted with a GPS device to let scientists track its... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 5, 2013

Pictures in the News | Sept. 5, 2013

Posted On: 10:40 a.m. | September 5, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, technicians work on the vertical stabilizer of an experimental version of a cargo hauling airship being built by Worldwide Aeros Corp. in a WWII-era blimp hangar at the former Marine Corps Air Station in Tustin, Calif. Full story with more photos and video Los Angeles: Orthodox Jews cross La Brea Avenue on their way to temple to celebrate Rosh Hashana. ... View Post»

Sony's new QX100 and QX10 camera lenses connect to your smartphone

Sony’s new QX100 and QX10 camera lenses connect to your smartphone

Posted On: 11:28 a.m. | September 4, 2013

While there are plenty of add-on gizmos and gadgets which connect an assortment of lenses onto your smart phone, the new Sony Cybershot QX100 and QX10 camera lens introduced today, syncs with your phone via Wifi or NFC, raise the bar to producing high-quality images. The lens cameras are controlled by the Android or iOS PlayMemories Mobile to control the shutter, focus and allow viewing the... View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 4, 2013
  • Matt Cardy / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | September 4, 2013

Posted On: 9:38 a.m. | September 4, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia, where Japanese and Russian flags are visible on the plane of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Saint Petersburg's airport ahead of the G20 summit. The Group of 20 advanced and emerging nations summit will gather on September 5 and 6 in Russia's second city of Saint Petersburg. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama placed a stone at the Great... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 3, 2013

Pictures in the News | Sept. 3, 2013

Posted On: 10:25 a.m. | September 3, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, swimmer Diana Nyad emerges from the Atlantic Ocean after completing a 110-mile swim from Cuba to Key West, Fla. Nyad, 64, is the first swimmer to cross the Florida Strait without the security of a shark cage. Koshigaya, Japan: People clear debris from the roof of a damaged house north of Tokyo a day after tornadoes tore through eastern Japan. Dover Air... View Post»

U.S. Open Tennis 2013
  • Julio Cortez / Associated Press

U.S. Open Tennis 2013

Posted On: 9:31 p.m. | September 1, 2013

Second-seeded Rafael Nadal, who missed the U.S. Open last year wiith a knee injury, beat top-seeded Novak Djokovic, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, on Monday night for this 13th Grand Slam title and his second U.S. Open title on the Arthur Ashe Stadium Court in the first-ever scheduled Monday final. The men had played on Monday the last five years because of rain delays View Post»

The Week in Pictures | August 26 – September 1, 2013
  • HOANG DINH NAM / AFP/Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | August 26 – September 1, 2013

Posted On: 3:42 p.m. | August 30, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The massive Rim fire roared from the Stanislaus National Forest deeper into Yosemite National Park this week. Officials estimate that it will be fully contained in two or three weeks, but it is expected to keep smoldering for weeks longer. 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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