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Pictures in the News | June 5, 2014

Pictures in the News | June 5, 2014

Posted On: 10:42 a.m. | June 5, 2014

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where LA Kings winger Justin Williams gives his stick to a little girl after scoring the winning goal against the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals at the Staples Center. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 4, 2014
  • Kin Cheung / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | June 4, 2014

Posted On: 10:31 a.m. | June 4, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in China, where tens of thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong Kong to mark the 25th anniversary of the June 4th Chinese military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Tiananmen Square. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 3, 2014
  • BARAA AL-HALABI / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | June 3, 2014

Posted On: 10:01 a.m. | June 3, 2014

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Syria, where a man carries a young girl who was injured in a reported barrel-bomb attack by government forces in Aleppo. Some 2,000 civilians, including more than 500 children, have been killed in regime air strikes on rebel-held areas of Aleppo since January, many of them in barrel bomb attacks. View Post»

Father's Day 2014: Photography and tech gift ideas

Father’s Day 2014: Photography and tech gift ideas

Posted On: 10:45 p.m. | June 2, 2014

Father’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. Sure, any holiday that’s all about me is always going to make the top of the list. I’ve come up with a few ideas for great photography and tech gifts. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 2, 2014

Pictures in the News | June 2, 2014

Posted On: 9:24 a.m. | June 2, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Chicago, where the LA Kings players celebrate moments after beating the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in overtime in Game7 of the Stanley Cup Western Conference Finals at the United Center. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | May 26 – June 1, 2014
  • Al Bello / Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | May 26 – June 1, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | May 30, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The aftermath of the shooting rampage in Isla Vista last week culminated when 20,000 people attended a memorial at the university's Harder Stadium for the victims. "We are grieving together today as a family," UC President Janet Napolitano said. View Post»

Getty celebrates 175th anniversary of photography with symposium
  • Hiroshi Sugimoto / The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Getty celebrates 175th anniversary of photography with symposium

Posted On: 5:45 p.m. | May 30, 2014

J. Paul Getty Museum celebrates the 175th anniversary of photography this Saturday, May 31st, with a day-long symposium titled, "The View from Here: L.A. and Photography." View Post»

Scenes of D-Day revisited in then and now photos
  • Peter Macdiarmid and Lt. Handfor / Getty Images

Scenes of D-Day revisited in then and now photos

Posted On: 10:20 a.m. | May 30, 2014

Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid literally followed in the footsteps of World War II combat photographers to re-shoot scenes from D-Day captured in their historical photographs. He wanted to match them as closely to show the changes in 70 years. On D-Day, June 6, 1944, Allied troops landed along a stretch of French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. ... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 30, 2014
  • Associated Press / AP

Pictures in the News | May 30, 2014

Posted On: 9:56 a.m. | May 30, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk unveiled a cone-shaped spaceship that he hopes will one day ferry yo to seven astronauts and equipment to the International Space Station View Post»

Charles O'Rear's road to 'Bliss'
  • Charles O'Rear / Microsoft

Charles O’Rear’s road to ‘Bliss’

Posted On: 7:58 a.m. | May 30, 2014

It was seemingly another ordinary day in the life of photographer Charles O'Rear, who happened to be cruising along Highway 121 in bucolic Napa Valley on the way to see his girlfriend. It was January 1998 and the rains had just passed through a few days earlier. Spread out before him was an emerald green hill beset with cotton-like clouds set against a backdrop of a brilliant blue sky. Like... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 29, 2014
  • AP / Philadelphia Daily News

Pictures in the News | May 29, 2014

Posted On: 9:36 a.m. | May 29, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, pallbearers dressed as superheroes carry the casket of 7-year-old Sebastian Gerena during his funeral Mass in Philadelphia. The pallbearers are relatives, friends and staff at Families Forward, the West Philadelphia shelter where Gerena lived. Gerena, who had a rare heart defect, died after collapsing in his south Philadelphia elementary school classroom last... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 28, 2014
  • AP / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | May 28, 2014

Posted On: 10:47 a.m. | May 28, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins again at UC Santa Barbara, where about 20,000 people attended a memorial Tuesday at the university's Harder Stadium for victims of last week's rampage. "We are grieving together today as a family," UC President Janet Napolitano said. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 27, 2014

Pictures in the News | May 27, 2014

Posted On: 10:16 a.m. | May 27, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, people mourn those killed in a rampage in Isla Vista, Calif., while some express their dismay with the resulting media coverage in the college community around UC Santa Barbara. San Diego: Memorial Day observances are held around Southern California. Slovyansk, Ukraine: A pro-Russian armed militant guards a checkpoint blocking the major highway that... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | May 19 – 25, 2014
  • Craig Ruttle / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | May 19 – 25, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | May 23, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best of visual journalism. We begin in New York, where the National 9/11 Flag is carried by firefighters to the 9/11 Memorial Museum in ceremonies marking its official opening. The flag was flying from a building near the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. It was retrieved from the debris of ground zero and patched back together. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 23, 2014
  • JEWEL SAMAD / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | May 23, 2014

Posted On: 9:11 a.m. | May 23, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where a soldier from the 3rd US Infantry Regiment, 'The Old Guard,' places flags at grave sites during the 'Flags-In' ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. An American flag was placed one foot in front of more than 220,000 graves in the cemetery to mark the Memorial Day. View Post»

Peter Turnley's Paris street photos make their way to Leica Gallery
  • Peter Turnley / Leica Gallery Los Angeles

Peter Turnley’s Paris street photos make their way to Leica Gallery

Posted On: 4:49 p.m. | May 22, 2014

Utter the phrase "street photography" and impossibly romantic images of Parisians sauntering along fabled cobblestone streets and living life passionately as only the French do often come to mind.  Steeped in history and charm, the City of Light has long been regarded as the birthplace of street... 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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