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Pictures in the News | Jan. 13, 2014

Pictures in the News | Jan. 13, 2014

Posted On: 11:15 a.m. | January 13, 2014

In Monday's Pictures in the News, Marines from the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force from Camp Pendleton gather for a sunrise departure for Afghanistan. They make up the first group of about 4,000 Marines and sailors that will depart in the next couple of weeks destined for Helmand province. Los Angeles: Mourners join hands on a residential street in the Crenshaw district where a Cadillac... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | January 6 – 12, 2013
  • Ben Birchall / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | January 6 – 12, 2013

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | January 10, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Incredible images this week out of Indonesia as villagers react to being covered in ash from the eruption of Mt. Sinabung in Payung village. The number of displaced people has increased to 22,000 in Western Indonesia as Mt. Sinabung continues to spew ash and smoke after several eruptions since September. Eleven deaths have now been... View Post»

Pictures in the News | January 10, 2014
  • Joshua Trujillo / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | January 10, 2014

Posted On: 9:08 a.m. | January 10, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in England, where crew members greet their loved ones after disembarking HMS Illustrious in Portsmouth, England. The ships returned with her 650 crew after a five month deployment to South East Asia delivering Aid relief to victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 9, 2014
  • PETER PARKS / AFP

Pictures in the News | Jan. 9, 2014

Posted On: 10:40 a.m. | January 9, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, villagers react as their village is hit by ash from the eruption of Mt. Sinabung in Payung village in Karo District, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The number of displaced people has increased to 22,000 in Western Indonesia as Mt. Sinabung continues to spew ash and smoke after several eruptions since September. Eleven deaths have now been recorded as a result of... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 8, 2014
  • JAMES NEISS © James Neiss / Niagara Gazette

Pictures in the News | Jan. 8, 2014

Posted On: 9:50 a.m. | January 8, 2014

Mother Nature gets the nod to start Wednesday's Pictures in the News. The frozen mist from Niagara Falls coats the landscape around Prospect Point at Niagara Falls State Park, where the Polar Vortex brought high winds and frigid temperatures to the area. More than 4, 500 miles away, the Sony Open at the Waialae Country Club in Honolulu, Hawaii gets underway under sunny skies. In South America,... View Post»

Best of the Web: The best of the best from 2013

Best of the Web: The best of the best from 2013

Posted On: 6:24 p.m. | January 7, 2014

The best of the best in photography View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 7, 2014
  • Melanie Maxwell / Ann Arbor (Mich.) News

Pictures in the News | Jan. 7, 2014

Posted On: 10:15 a.m. | January 7, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, Florida State players celebrate with fans after beating Auburn, 34-31, in the 2014 BCS Championship game at the Rose Bowl. Long Beach: A gray whale breeches off the coast of Long Beach, much to the delight of whale watchers aboard the Christopher. The number of gray whales spotted migrating south off the California coast in December was double what it was... View Post»

Indonesia's Mt. Sinabung continues to spew ash
  • Ulet Ifansasti / Getty Images

Indonesia’s Mt. Sinabung continues to spew ash

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | January 7, 2014

Authorities have extended a danger zone around a rumbling volcano in western Indonesia after it spewed blistering gas farther than expected, forcing panicked residents to flee down the sides of the mountain. View Post»

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for December 2013
  • Kevin Balluff

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for December 2013

Posted On: 12:01 p.m. | January 6, 2014

It's hard to believe that this latest set wraps up the third year of Southern California Moments. One of my favorite parts about working on the series is seeing all the different approaches and methods used to make photographs. Today, this process is simplified as apps and filters can be used to mimic effects from film that has been aged 20 years, or with a tilt-shift lens, the price of which... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 6, 2014
  • Mike Yoder / The Journal-World

Pictures in the News | Jan. 6, 2014

Posted On: 8:58 a.m. | January 6, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the Midwest, where temperatures were 22 below zero with a -50 windchill in Bismarck, N.D., creating Sundogs, a ring of light visible around the sun or moon when light is refracted through ice crystals in the atmosphere, along Highway 83 north of Bismark. The coldest weather in two decades began to settle over the Midwest, prompting officials to warn of... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Dec. 30, 2013 – Jan. 5, 2014
  • FAROOQ KHAN / AFP/Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | Dec. 30, 2013 – Jan. 5, 2014

Posted On: 5:00 p.m. | January 3, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, we rang out 2013 and ushered in 2014 with the 125th Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena and the 100th Rose Bowl game. You don’t have to tell the folks on the East Coast that it’s winter, where a blustering winter storm dropped nearly 2 feet of snow just north of Boston, shut down major highways in New York and... View Post»

Pictures in the News | January 3, 2013
  • DON EMMERT / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | January 3, 2013

Posted On: 10:50 a.m. | January 3, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coat, where a blustering winter storm that dropped nearly 2 feet of snow just north of Boston, shut down major highways in New York and Pennsylvania and forced U.S. airlines to cancel thousands of flights nationwide. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 2, 2014

Pictures in the News | Jan. 2, 2014

Posted On: 10:26 a.m. | January 2, 2014

The Rose Bowl and 125th Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena start off Thursday's Pictures in the News. San Pedro: Polar bear swimmers charge into the water at Cabrillo Beach on New Year's day. With sunshine and temperatures in the upper 60s, the New Year's Day tradition of taking a winter's dip in the ocean drew a healthy crowd. Los Angeles: New Year's revelers in downtown's Grand... View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 31, 2013

Pictures in the News | December 31, 2013

Posted On: 9:30 a.m. | December 31, 2013

This is the final installment of Pictures in the News for 2013 and we drop in on some New Year's Eve celebrations around the world. Fireworks light up the sky over the Yarra River during New Years Eve festivities in Melbourne, Australia and tourists and locals celebrate the New Year on the waterfront in the New Zealand town of Queenstown. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 30, 2013
  • Nelson Almeida / AFP

Pictures in the News | Dec. 30, 2013

Posted On: 11:13 a.m. | December 30, 2013

In Monday's Pictures in the News, thousands of balloons are released at the site of Sao Paulo, Brazil's foundation in 1554. Workers from an association began releasing balloons in 1992 in what has now turned into a tradition to celebrate the new year. Harbin, China: People tour the large-scale ice sculptures at the 15th Harbin Ice and Snow World. San Miguel, El Salvador:... View Post»

Review: Nikon 1 AW1 adventure camera

Review: Nikon 1 AW1 adventure camera

Posted On: 11:30 p.m. | December 28, 2013

The Nikon 1 AW1 action camera gets an A for styling because everyone who sees it likes it. It does stand out, especially the white version, with its silver accented lens that I tried. I’m more of silver or black camera body type, so fortunately for me, it’s also available. The camera is waterproof down to 49 feet and shock proof up to a 6 and a half foot drop. 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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