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The Week in Pictures | August 17-23, 2015

The Week in Pictures | August 17-23, 2015

Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | August 21, 2015

We begin this week in Washington state, where wildfires are ravaging the drought-choked West as authorities scrambled for resources to beat back the flames. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 21, 2015
  • Elaine Thompson / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Aug. 21, 2015

Posted On: 10:27 a.m. | August 21, 2015

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Washigton, where a tanker drops fire retardant on a fire that flared-up in Twisp. Wildfires rampaged across the drought-choked West as authorities scrambled for resources to beat back the flames. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 19, 2015

Pictures in the News | Aug. 19, 2015

Posted On: 4:17 p.m. | August 19, 2015

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, an underground garage at the Koll Center in Newport Beach is flooded after a water main breaks, swamping several cars. Taez, Yemen: Fighters loyal to Yemen's exiled president, Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, stand on top of Al Qahira Castle, located on the highest mountain in Taez, after they seized it from rebel fighters Tuesday. Bremerton, Wash.:... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 17, 2015

Pictures in the News | Aug. 17, 2015

Posted On: 4:12 p.m. | August 17, 2015

In Today's Pictures in the News, firefighters battle blazes in the Casatic and Montebello areas. West Covina: It's the first day of kindergarten at Telesis Academy in West Covina. Thousands of students across Southern California are returning to school this week. Pebble Beach: Jim and Dot Patterson lift a glass in celebration of their Best of Show win at the 65th annual Pebble Beach... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 11, 2015

Pictures in the News | Aug. 11, 2015

Posted On: 3:41 p.m. | August 11, 2015

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, protesters chant during an L.A. Police Commission meeting on Tuesday. The meeting, held on the first anniversary of the shooting death of South L.A. resident Ezell Ford, had to be halted briefly. Greek island of Kos: Policemen try to disperse hundreds of migrants by spraying them with fire extinguishers during a gathering for a registration procedure.... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 10, 2015

Pictures in the News | Aug. 10, 2015

Posted On: 4:29 p.m. | August 10, 2015

In Monday's Pictures in the News, thousands take part in CicLAvia along Venice Boulevard, between Culver City and Venice. Fountain Valley: A home is severely damaged by fire in the 10200 block of Oriole Avenue on Sunday night. It took 30 firefighters from the Fountain Valley Fire Department to extinguish the blaze that also consumed a trailer in the driveway. Los Angeles: The Los Angeles... View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 6, 2015
  • John Moore / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | August 6, 2015

Posted On: 11:14 a.m. | August 6, 2015

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins with U.S. Border Patrol agents detaining undocumented immigrants near the U.S.-Mexico border near San Isidro, Texas. In Calais, France, a Sudanese migrant gets a hair cut at a camp, where thousands of migrants have been scaling fences near the Channel Tunnel linking France and Britain. In Macedonia, migrants wait to reach a train heading to the border with... View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 5, 2015
  • KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPA

Pictures in the News | August 5, 2015

Posted On: 9:50 a.m. | August 5, 2015

Wednesday's Pictures in the Nes begins in Japan, where an elderly Hiroshima resident prepares for a lantern procession to comfort souls of victims killed by the atomic bombing in front of the Atomic Bomb Dome at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Peace Park on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of city. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 4, 2015

Pictures in the News | Aug. 4, 2015

Posted On: 10:10 a.m. | August 4, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Northern California, where the unpredictable Rocky fire grew to 65,000 acres after bursting through the containment line and jumping a highway, sending embers over firefighters View Post»

Salt water therapy

Salt water therapy

Posted On: 8:12 a.m. | August 4, 2015

As surfers from around the world gathered on the south side of the Huntington Beach pier for the 2015 U.S. Vans Open of Surfing, on the north side of the pier, the scene was similar, less competitive, all inclusive. “Just like the waves in the ocean, so too are the waves in our emotion,’ said surfer Joel Pilgrim. “We really go through ups and downs in our life, and I guess the ocean just... View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 3, 2015

Pictures in the News | August 3, 2015

Posted On: 9:36 a.m. | August 3, 2015

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Northern California, where more than 12,000 residents have been evacuated as the destructive Rocky fire exploded to 60,000 acres across three counties and consumed 50 structures, including 24 homes. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | July 27-Aug. 2, 2015
  • Rob Stothard / Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | July 27-Aug. 2, 2015

Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | July 31, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, 6,500 competitors and 2,000 coaches from 165 countries, all gathered for an event as grand as their aspirations: the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 31, 2015
  • Matt Cardy / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | July 31, 2015

Posted On: 11:24 a.m. | July 31, 2015

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where the Special Olympics World Games: Los Angeles 2015 are winding down after a full week of competition. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 30, 2015
  • Lucas Marie / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | July 30, 2015

Posted On: 12:14 p.m. | July 30, 2015

Thursday Pictures in the News begins in the Indian Ocean, investigators, trying to determine what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 more than 16 months ago, said Thursday they were nearly certain that a 6-foot-long piece of a plane's wing assembly was part of a Boeing 777 -- and MH370 is the only such plane that is missing. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 29, 2015
  • Denis Tyrin / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | July 29, 2015

Posted On: 10:03 a.m. | July 29, 2015

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia with a moon rises over the Qol Sharif mosque in Kazan, Russia. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 28, 2015

Pictures in the News | July 28, 2015

Posted On: 8:41 a.m. | July 28, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where the parents of Nick Fagnano are joined by family and friends on the one year anniversary of his death caused by lightning in Venice. The group formed a heart in the sand close to the site where Nick died. "There is a hole in our hearts that will never completely heal," said Mary Fagnano, Nick's mother. 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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