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Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Baghdad in photos, then and now
  • Maya Alleruzzo / Associated Press

Baghdad in photos, then and now

Posted On: 3:55 p.m. | March 19, 2013

To mark the 10-year anniversary of the war in Iraq, Associated Press photographer Maya Alleruzzo returned to Baghdad with printed photographs that she and colleagues had taken. Alleruzzo wrote this about the project: We went through the archive to look for iconic photos of landmarks in Iraq taken after the invasion. This was a long process: we have so many amazing images. In addition, the... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 19, 2013

Pictures in the News | March 19, 2013

Posted On: 1:17 p.m. | March 19, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: the LAPD investigates an officer-involved shooting in which a man was wounded in the Echo Park neighborhood; French police stand with guns drawn in front of a dental surgery office after a female dentist was shot dead by a 71-year-old patient; Pope Francis blesses a little girl in the crowd from the popemobile during his inauguration Mass at St. Peter's Square... View Post»

Inauguration Mass for Pope Francis
  • Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images

Inauguration Mass for Pope Francis

Posted On: 8:35 a.m. | March 19, 2013

Before crowned heads, government leaders and masses of the faithful, Pope Francis formally took office Tuesday as head of the Roman Catholic Church in a ceremony replete with pageantry and symbols from ancient Christendom. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 18, 2013
  • NOEL CELIS / AFP / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | March 18, 2013

Posted On: 9:18 a.m. | March 18, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where the 28th L.A. Marathon was held early Sunday morning under a hazy sky, and with more than 20,000 runners participating. View Post»

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for February 2013
  • Mark Rosales

Reader photos: Best of Southern California moments for February 2013

Posted On: 10:57 a.m. | March 16, 2013

I make a big deal out of being a car-less Angeleno and believe that, in a city where everyone drives, the only way to discover the city is to get out and walk. This holds doubly true for photography -- it's hard to make images while you're cruising at 60 mph on the freeway. So it's no surprise that two of my favorite photos from the month could only be taken while walking around L.A. We... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | March 11 – March 17, 2013
  • Hasan Jamali / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | March 11 – March 17, 2013

Posted On: 2:38 p.m. | March 15, 2013

The Week in Pictures | March 11 – March 17, 2013 View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 15, 2013

Pictures in the News | March 15, 2013

Posted On: 9:25 a.m. | March 15, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in California, where rescuers needed over nine hours to recover the body of a construction worker who died when a dirt trench collapsed in Pacific Palisades. Staying in SoCal, church abuse victim Michael Duran wipes tears from his eyes outside the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles after a $9,990,000 settlement of cases against the Archdiocese... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 14, 2013
  • JOSEP LAGO / AFP

Pictures in the News | March 14, 2013

Posted On: 9:53 a.m. | March 14, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Pope Francis celebrates his first Mass as pontiff (more photos); members of the Catalan Regional Police (Mossos d'Esquadra) are sprayed with foam by firefighters during a firefighters' demonstration against the government's spending cuts in social services in Barcelona, Spain; Israeli female soldiers of the 33rd Caracal Battalion take part in a graduation... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 13, 2013
  • Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | March 13, 2013

Posted On: 10:24 a.m. | March 13, 2013

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Pictures in the News | March 12, 2013

Pictures in the News | March 12, 2013

Posted On: 11:02 a.m. | March 12, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News:  Parents, siblings and others whose loved ones died or were severely affected by prescription drug overdoses rallied on the north steps of the Capitol building after a hearing in Sacramento; Catholic cardinals attend a grand Mass at St. Peter's Basilica before the start of a conclave to elect a new pope; a man holds a saleswoman at knife point inside a... View Post»

Vatican conclave 2013 elects new pope
  • CIRO FUSCO / EPA

Vatican conclave 2013 elects new pope

Posted On: 7:45 a.m. | March 12, 2013

Steeped in tradition and pageantry, the ceremonies that will produce a new pope officially began Tuesday morning when 115 Roman Catholic cardinals celebrated Mass in the majestic St. Peter’s Basilica. View Post»

Japan marks 2 years since tsunami
  • KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPA

Japan marks 2 years since tsunami

Posted On: 5:31 p.m. | March 11, 2013

Japan marked the second anniversary Monday of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead or missing and has displaced more than 300,000. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 11, 2013

Pictures in the News | March 11, 2013

Posted On: 8:54 a.m. | March 11, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Italy, where cardinals are set to enter the conclave to elect a successor to Pope Benedict XVI after he became the first pope in 600 years to resign from the role. The conclave is scheduled to start on Tuesday, March 12, inside the Sistine Chapel and will be attended by 115 cardinals as they vote to select the 266th Pope of the Catholic Church. View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 10:23 a.m. | March 9, 2013

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The Week in Pictures | March 4 – 10, 2013
  • BEN STANSALL / AFP / Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | March 4 – 10, 2013

Posted On: 2:55 p.m. | March 8, 2013

The Week in Pictures from around the world. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 8, 2013
  • NOAH SEELAM / AFP / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | March 8, 2013

Posted On: 9:42 a.m. | March 8, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in India, where the All India Peace and Solidarity Organization members launch sky lanterns during International Women's Day in Hyderabad. The celebration wasn't so peaceful over in the Philippines, where protesters clash with police as they tried to march on the US Embassy in Manila to commemorate International Women's Day in the Philippines. Thousands of... 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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