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Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Pictures in the News | Aug. 12, 2014

Pictures in the News | Aug. 12, 2014

Posted On: 10:43 a.m. | August 12, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, people visit Robin Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood. The comedian was found dead at his home in Northern California on Monday. Warren, Mich.: Cars are stranded along a flooded stretch of Interstate 696. Warren Mayor James Fouts said roughly 1,000 vehicles had been abandoned in floodwaters in the suburb where many roads were closed... View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 11, 2014
  • DANIEL LOPEZ / European Pressphoto Agency

Pictures in the News | August 11, 2014

Posted On: 9:17 a.m. | August 11, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the Canary Islands, where a supermoon is captured from the Astro-Physical Institute of the Canaries in Teide volcano of Tenerife. The supermoon was the biggest and brightest of the year, and it marked the point in which Moon and Earth were closer to each other in the whole year. View Post»

Smartphones vs. point-and-shoot cameras

Smartphones vs. point-and-shoot cameras

Posted On: 10:45 p.m. | August 10, 2014

Today it seems like everyone’s point-and-shoot camera is their smart phone. It brings together the marriage of super convenience with darn good quality. I’m truly amazed with some of the photographs that appear on my iPhone 5. The popularity of the compact point-and-shoot seems to be waning. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | August 4 – 10, 2014
  • TIAGO CANHOTO / EPA

The Week in Pictures | August 4 – 10, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | August 8, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In Hiroshima, Japan, paper lanterns float on the River Motoyasu at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park as there country marked the 69th anniversary of the city's devastation by atomic bomb during World War II. View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 8, 2014
  • Luci Pemoni / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | August 8, 2014

Posted On: 9:55 a.m. | August 8, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Pacific, where Tropical Storm Iselle reached Hawaii’s Big Island and Maui, bringing heavy rain, strong winds, downed trees and scattered power outages as the state also braced for a second storm on Sunday morning, a rare one-two punch for the islands. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 7, 2014

Pictures in the News | Aug. 7, 2014

Posted On: 10:00 a.m. | August 7, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps leaps off the blocks at the Phillips 66 U.S. Swimming National Championships in Irvine on Wednesday. Anaheim: Dodger shortstop Hanley Ramirez loses his grip on the bat during a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels. Dover Air Force Base, Del.: The family of fallen Army Major Gen. Harold Greene escorts his... View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 6, 2014
  • KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPA

Pictures in the News | August 6, 2014

Posted On: 9:02 a.m. | August 6, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Japan, where paper lanterns float on the River Motoyasu with the Atomic Bomb Dome in the background to comfort souls of the victims killed by the world's first atomic bombing, at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in western Japan as there country marked the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombing. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 5, 2014

Pictures in the News | Aug. 5, 2014

Posted On: 12:06 p.m. | August 5, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, residents dig out after Sunday's storm which sent heavy boulders, mud, rushing water and mountain debris into Forest Falls in San Bernardino County. Gaza City: A man and child rest in the rubble of their home in the Shejaiya area of Gaza, which has seen some of the worst destruction. Many people have no home to return to. At the start of a 72-hour... View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 4, 2014

Pictures in the News | August 4, 2014

Posted On: 8:41 a.m. | August 4, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, where Jay Z appears with Beyoncé as part of their On the Run tour. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | July 28-Aug. 3, 2014
  • Jabin Botsford / Los Angeles Times

The Week in Pictures | July 28-Aug. 3, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | August 1, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week the eye of the world have been focused on the Middle East, where a truce between Israel and Palestinian militants collapsed within hours Friday after Israel said one of its soldiers was missing and may have been captured. View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 1, 2014
  • ANDY RAIN / EPA

Pictures in the News | August 1, 2014

Posted On: 9:48 a.m. | August 1, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the MIddle East, where family and friends of Israeli St.-Sgt. Matan Gotlib, mourn during his funeral at the military cemetery in the Israeli coastal city of Rishon Letzion, after he was killed the previous day in combat in the Gaza Strip. A hard-won internationally brokered truce between Israel and Palestinian militants collapsed within hours Friday after... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 31, 2014
  • Emilio Morenatti / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | July 31, 2014

Posted On: 9:15 a.m. | July 31, 2014

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in So Cal, where protesters delivers debris collected from an alley in South LA to the doorstep of New York Mellon Bank in downtown Los Angeles as thousands of city employees, scores of frustrated residents, joined by Los Angeles workers in a volunteer cleanup of one of the region's most blighted alleys in Los Angeles. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 30, 2014
  • Jabin Botsford / Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | July 30, 2014

Posted On: 10:49 a.m. | July 30, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in SoCal, where firefighters and volunteers clear mud and water from the court at Pauley Pavilion after a major water main break sent a geyser of water blasting through Sunset Boulevard and onto the campus of UCLA. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 29, 2104

Pictures in the News | July 29, 2104

Posted On: 11:07 a.m. | July 29, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, some 15,000 Muslims gather at the Anaheim Convention Center to commemorate Eid al-Fitr, the end of fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. Gaza City, Gaza Strip: Men gather to pray outside the Ameen Mohammed mosque that was completely destroyed by Israeli forces overnight. Debris is scattered all over the courtyard. Five mosques were destroyed in a night... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 28, 2014
  • ROMAN PILIPEY / EPA

Pictures in the News | July 28, 2014

Posted On: 9:27 a.m. | July 28, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the Middle East, where women who have lost everything they own during the Israeli bombing of their homes in Beit Hanoun area of Gaza, loot from a store left open when the bombing began. Despite a 24-hour-ceasefire for the Eid celebration, explosions could still be heard in this most northern town in the Gaza Strip. View Post»

Review: Nikon D3300

Review: Nikon D3300

Posted On: 11:45 p.m. | July 25, 2014

Cameras keep getting smaller and the quality just keeps getting better. Since I’m still holding onto my SLR (single-lens-reflex) roots, when it comes to serious photography, I’m still the most comfortable with a DSLR (digital-single-lens-reflex). This is not to say the even smaller, mirror-less style cameras are not a good option, but I am not quite ready to take the leap. The Nikon... 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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