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Pictures in the News | January 23, 2015
  • MOHAMMED MASHHUR / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | January 23, 2015

Posted On: 11:50 a.m. | January 23, 2015

Friday's Pictures in the News begins along the Central Coast, where he crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Blackfin suit up in tactical gear before a training exercise at dusk during their patrol mission along the California Coast. View Post»

Pictures in the News | January 22, 2015
  • Christina House / For the Times

Pictures in the News | January 22, 2015

Posted On: 9:35 a.m. | January 22, 2015

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where Orange County Fire Authority PIO Steve Concialdi walks through the charred remains of a condo in San Juan Capistrano, where a 3-year-old boy and his mother lost their lives. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 21, 2015

Pictures in the News | Jan. 21, 2015

Posted On: 6:05 p.m. | January 21, 2015

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, Liana Hovhonnisyan enjoys the sunny weather and a walk around Los Angeles' Lincoln Park lake near a mural titled "The Wall -- Las Memorias." The mural is one of six that are part of a monument memorializing victims of AIDS. San Juan Capistrano: The Orange County Fire Authority's public information officer, Steve Concialdi, walks through the charred... View Post»

Pictures in the News | January 20, 2015

Pictures in the News | January 20, 2015

Posted On: 10:24 a.m. | January 20, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Orange County, where friends and family mark the one-year anniversary of the nightclub brawl that led to the death of Kim Pham, a 23-year-old Chapman University graduate at the now-shuttered Crosby Bar and Nightclub in downtown Santa Ana. Staying in the Southland, spectators are caught in a reflection for the movie, "Selma," along the parade route of the... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 19, 2015
  • Glenn A. Miller / Capital Gazette

Pictures in the News | Jan. 19, 2015

Posted On: 10:13 a.m. | January 19, 2015

In Monday's Pictures in the News a speech by Martin Luther King Jr. is commemorated at the Temple Israel of Hollywood. Manila: Pope Francis greets the crowd after celebrating Mass at a park. The pope celebrated Mass with millions of singing and cheering Catholics in the Philippine capital on Sunday, in one of the world's biggest outpourings of papal devotion. Kiev: A woman walks into the... View Post»

Review:  Fotodiox Pro FlapJack LED Edge Light C-200R

Review: Fotodiox Pro FlapJack LED Edge Light C-200R

Posted On: 11:30 p.m. | January 16, 2015

Fotodiox has entered the market with a variety of shapes and sizes in LED lights. It really is a convenient way to light your subject. I tried out the Fotodiox Flapjack-C200R Fotodiox Pro FlapJack LED Edge Light C-200R-7 Inch Round Ultrathin, Daylight LED Dimmable Light. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | January 12 – 18, 2015
  • DANI POZO / AFP/Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | January 12 – 18, 2015

Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | January 16, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. An act of terrorism brought nations together after armed jihadist stormed the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hedbo. View Post»

Pictures in the News | January 16, 2015
  • KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | January 16, 2015

Posted On: 9:14 a.m. | January 16, 2015

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Europe, where members of the forensic team arrive in eastern Belgium, after police shot dead two suspects in a gun battle after they opened fire on officers with heavy weapons. Belgian police arrested 13 people during a dozen raids overnight, smashing plot to kill police officers "in public roads and in police stations." View Post»

Pictures in the News | January 15, 2015
  • Patrick Tehan / San Jose Mercury News

Pictures in the News | January 15, 2015

Posted On: 10:36 a.m. | January 15, 2015

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Yosemite National Park, where climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson completed the ascent of the Dawn Wall of El Capitan. The pair completed the climb, becoming the first to do so as "free climbers," ascending without mechanical assistance other than being tethered to protect against falls. View Post»

Pictures in the News | January 14, 2015

Pictures in the News | January 14, 2015

Posted On: 11:43 a.m. | January 14, 2015

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where Disneyland guests enjoy a day at the park. Disneyland was filled with holiday tourists from around the world the week before Christmas when someone with measles spread the disease. Since then, at least 26 patients have been identified in California, Utah, Colorado and Washington state, and there are probably more out there. View Post»

Pictures in the News | January 13, 2015
  • Markus Schreiber / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | January 13, 2015

Posted On: 10:11 a.m. | January 13, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins back in France, where cartoonist Renald Luzier, aka Luz, left, holds up the new issue of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, during a press conference to present the new issue at the offices of French newspaper Liberation in Paris. In Israel, mourners react during the funeral of four Jews killed in an Islamist attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris last... View Post»

Pictures in the News | January 12, 2015
  • FREDRIK VON ERICHSEN / EPA

Pictures in the News | January 12, 2015

Posted On: 9:07 a.m. | January 12, 2015

Monday's Pictures in the News begins back in France, where hundreds of thousands of people honored the 17 victims killed in three days of terror earlier in the week, which started when gunmen invaded French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, continued with the shooting of a policewoman and ended with the siege of a Jewish supermarket. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | January 5 – 11, 2015
  • IAN LANGSDON / EPA

The Week in Pictures | January 5 – 11, 2015

Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | January 9, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Major news out of Europe this week, where scores of heavily armed police stormed the suburban Paris hide-out of two Al Qaeda-linked suspects in the Charlie Hebdo magazine slayings and killed them as they attempted to escape in a hail of automatic weapons fire. A simultaneous police operation at a kosher grocery store in southeastern... View Post»

Pictures in the News | January 9, 2015
  • Anne-Christine Poujoulat / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | January 9, 2015

Posted On: 8:51 a.m. | January 9, 2015

Friday's Pictures in the News begins back in France, where hundreds of armed police descended on the small town of Dammartin-en-Goele outside Paris surrounding a printing shop where two suspects in the Charlie Hebdo magazine slayings were believed to be holed up. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 8, 2015
  • ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | Jan. 8, 2015

Posted On: 9:53 a.m. | January 8, 2015

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in France, where the country awoke to the aftermath of its deadliest attack on home soil in decades, a national day of mourning was marked with flags flying at half staff and crowds gathering at some of the country’s best-known monuments at noon for a minute of silence. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 7, 2015
  • Thibault Camus / AP

Pictures in the News | Jan. 7, 2015

Posted On: 2:02 p.m. | January 7, 2015

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, people gather in solidarity for the victims of a terror attack against a satirical newspaper in Paris. Masked gunmen stormed the offices of Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people, including the paper's editor, before escaping in a getaway car. Chicago: Ice builds up along North Avenue Pier while temperatures hover around zero degrees Fahrenheit. Most of the... 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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