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The Week in Pictures | September 8 – 14, 2014
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The Week in Pictures | September 8 – 14, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | September 12, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week marked the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and on Flight 93. View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 12, 2014
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Pictures in the News | September 12, 2014

Posted On: 10:10 a.m. | September 12, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Tahiti, where Takanui Smith rides a wave as fellow surfers and filming crew reacts during the shooting of a remake of the 1991 classic "Point Break" in the Hava'e pass in Teahupoo. View Post»

Filmmaker Jason Baffa is set to release his latest surf documentary, 'Bella Vita,' which explores family roots and the Italian surf subculture
  • Jason Baffa

Filmmaker Jason Baffa is set to release his latest surf documentary, ‘Bella Vita,’ which explores family roots and the Italian surf subculture

Posted On: 3:50 p.m. | September 11, 2014

While traveling to Bali in 2011, I re-connected with my old friend, Chris Del Moro. Chris is a traveler, an artist, an environmentalist and a great surfer. During that trip, we began chatting about film ideas and I expressed my interest in working with him. We connected on the fact that as Southern Californian surfers, we were both born to Italian fathers. Chris told me about his... View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 11, 2014
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Pictures in the News | September 11, 2014

Posted On: 9:37 a.m. | September 11, 2014

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in New York, where memorial observances held at the site of the World Trade Center. This year marks the 13th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and on Flight 93. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 10, 2014
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Pictures in the News | Sept. 10, 2014

Posted On: 11:57 a.m. | September 10, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News showcases the third and final supermoon of 2014. The phenomenon, which scientists call a perigee moon, occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons. Ritterhude, Germany: Smoke rises in the sky as a factory burns after an explosion. According to local media, an explosion occurred at a chemical plants area where... View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 9, 2014
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Pictures in the News | September 9, 2014

Posted On: 10:12 a.m. | September 9, 2014

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in California, where the wilderness near Yosemite National Park's iconic Half Dome has been completely evacuated as a wind-driven wildfire continued to spread through the area Tuesday. The Meadow fire, last measured at nearly 2,600 acres, forced authorities to evacuate dozens of hikers by helicopter after flames cut off their exit. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 8, 2014

Pictures in the News | Sept. 8, 2014

Posted On: 10:24 a.m. | September 8, 2014

In Monday's Pictures in the News, a traditional dance troupe whirls through the intersection of Cesar E. Chavez and Gage avenues during the 68th annual East Los Angeles Mexican Independence Day Parade and Festival. Huntington Beach: The seventh annual Blessing of the Waves ceremony took place Sunday though the surf was deemed too big for the traditional paddle-out at the end of the service. ... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | September 1 – 7, 2014
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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
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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
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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»

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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