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The Week in Pictures | September 1 – 7, 2014
  • JOHANNES EISELE / AFP

The Week in Pictures | September 1 – 7, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | September 5, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Calling for higher pay and the right to form a union without retaliation, fast-food chain workers protested as part of a wave of strikes and protests in 150 cities across the U.S. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 5, 2014

Pictures in the News | Sept. 5, 2014

Posted On: 8:57 a.m. | September 5, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Canada, where tourists and locals stop to take pictures with a TIFF sign along King Street in downtown Toronto on the first day of the Toronto International Film Festival. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 4, 2014

Pictures in the News | Sept. 4, 2014

Posted On: 10:49 a.m. | September 4, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, fast-food workers rally outside a South Los Angeles McDonald's as part of efforts to raise wages to $15 an hour and the right to form unions. Shanghai: A bride poses underwater for her wedding pictures at a photo studio ahead of her wedding next year. Her fiance said they had their wedding photographs taken underwater because "it's romantic and beautiful."... View Post»

APhotoADay auction proceeds to fund photographer grants
  • Sol Neelman

APhotoADay auction proceeds to fund photographer grants

Posted On: 1:28 p.m. | September 2, 2014

APhotoADay or APAD, the online listserv community and organizing force behind the annual GeekFest workshops, will now use proceeds from their annual print auction to directly fund grants for working photographers. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 2, 2014

Pictures in the News | Sept. 2, 2014

Posted On: 12:49 p.m. | September 2, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, John Mayer plays to the Made in America audience in downtown L.A.'s Grand Park on Sunday night. The 12-acre space's disjointed layout and abrupt grade changes actually played well to the multi-stage festival setup. Wilmington: Fernando Munoz and his wife, Roberta, share a kiss before their motorcycle club, composed of active and retired longshore workers,... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Aug. 25 – 31, 2014
  • Alberto Saiz / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | Aug. 25 – 31, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | August 29, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, Mother Nature was on display around the globe. In Papua New Guinea, Mount Tavurvur erupted, spewing rocks and ash into the air, forcing the evacuation of local communities and international flights to be re-routed. In Southern California, huge ocean swells generated by Hurricane Marie battered the coast, producing eye-popping... View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 29, 2014
  • Fabrice Coffrini / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | August 29, 2014

Posted On: 8:16 a.m. | August 29, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins off the SoCal coast in Catalina, where the waves created days earlier by Hurricane Marie off the coast of Baja California, tore apart piers, shoved boats on land, created sinkholes, ripped away pieces of a sea wall and sent boulders tumbling to the shoreline. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 28, 2014

Pictures in the News | Aug. 28, 2014

Posted On: 10:19 a.m. | August 28, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, monster waves sparked by Hurricane Marie draw a crowd and brave surfers in Newport Beach. Pomona: A new nighttime exhibit called Luminasia, a sprawling display of larger-than-life Chinese lanterns, at the Los Angeles County Fair that opens Friday. Long Beach: Police search for evidence Wednesday after an officer-involved shooting in the 6300 block of... View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 27, 2014

Pictures in the News | August 27, 2014

Posted On: 10:18 a.m. | August 27, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins along the Southern California coastline, where huge swells generated by Hurricane Marie battered the coastline, producing eye-popping waves for the bravest of surfers, while at the same time putting low-lying seaside communities at significant risk of flooding and beach erosion View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 26, 2014

Pictures in the News | Aug. 26, 2014

Posted On: 11:12 a.m. | August 26, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, "Breaking Bad" cast members celebrate at in the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Napa, Calif.: A neighbor looks at a red-tagged home near downtown after 6.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the area on Sunday. Los Angeles: A small group of protesters gathered outside the Millennium Biltmore hotel in downtown Los Angeles as they rally against Mexican... View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 25, 2014

Pictures in the News | August 25, 2014

Posted On: 8:56 a.m. | August 25, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Northern California, where several buildings in downtown Napa, were red tagged after a 6.0 earthquake hit the area. Power has been restored to nearly all of the approximately 70,000 customers in Napa County whose lights went out after the earthquake struck early Sunday View Post»

Quick look: Huion L4S LED Light Pad

Quick look: Huion L4S LED Light Pad

Posted On: 10:35 p.m. | August 22, 2014

My pile of old negative seems to be growing. I guess it’s time to sort through them and convert the selected to digital images. I always used the excuse that I didn’t have a light table to edit through my negatives. I figured it was time to invest in a light table. It does seem a little old fashioned, who has a light table anymore? It’s photography from the past like enlargers, film,... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Aug. 18-24, 2014
  • Matt Dunham / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | Aug. 18-24, 2014

Posted On: 5:48 p.m. | August 22, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism from around the world in The Week in Pictures. Enjoy the journey with us. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 22, 2014
  • Olga Maltseva / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | Aug. 22, 2014

Posted On: 1:28 p.m. | August 22, 2014

Pictures in the News presents a glimpse of our world today. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 20, 2014

Pictures in the News | Aug. 20, 2014

Posted On: 8:42 a.m. | August 20, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Central California, where flame retardant is dumped over the Way fire near Kernville, along the Kern River. The out-of-control blaze began Monday northeast of Bakersfield and has charred more than 3,300 acres. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 19, 2014

Pictures in the News | Aug. 19, 2014

Posted On: 10:34 a.m. | August 19, 2014

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where a bold-school Steve Ballmer stole the show at Clippers' Fan Festival. 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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