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The Week in Pictures | April 21 – 27, 2014
  • Sergei L. Loiko / Los Angeles Times

The Week in Pictures | April 21 – 27, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | April 25, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. More saber rattling out of the Ukraine this week, where Ukrainian government troops moved against pro-Russia forces in the east of the country and killed at least two of them in clashes at checkpoints manned by the insurgents. Russian President Vladimir Putin decried what he described as a "punitive operation." View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 25, 2014

Pictures in the News | April 25, 2014

Posted On: 9:30 a.m. | April 25, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia with a moon rise above the domes of the Smolny Cathedral in St.Petersburg. Keeping with the space theme, we have a celestial shot showing the arrival and ultimate capture and berthing of the SpaceX Dragon capsule at the International Space Station. View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 24, 2014
  • STR / AFP

Pictures in the News | April 24, 2014

Posted On: 12:02 p.m. | April 24, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, an airplane leaves a trail across the sky with the moon as a background in Nuernberg, Germany. Hami, China: Meteorological authorities issue an "orange alert" for a sandstorm, as visibility in certain areas dropped in  northwest China's Xinjiang province. Slovyansk, Ukraine: Ukrainian government troops moved against pro-Russia forces in the east of the... View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 23, 2014

Pictures in the News | April 23, 2014

Posted On: 9:42 a.m. | April 23, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Wshington DC, where Indian Teepees are set up on the National Mall as part of a protest against the Keystone pipeline. As part of its 'Reject and Protect' protest, the Cowboy and Indian Alliance is organizing a weeklong series of actions by farmers, ranchers and tribes to show their opposition to the pipeline. View Post»

At Paris Photo fair in Hollywood, vintage LAPD forensic photos have film noir feel
  • J.C.

At Paris Photo fair in Hollywood, vintage LAPD forensic photos have film noir feel

Posted On: 3:03 p.m. | April 22, 2014

Returning for a second year the huge photography fair will feature content from over 80 galleries and booksellers including an exhibition from the Los Angeles Police Department photo archives, a tribute to Dennis Hopper, book signings and over 30 solo shows. View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 22, 2014
  • MAXIME SCHMID / KEYSTONE

Pictures in the News | April 22, 2014

Posted On: 9:27 a.m. | April 22, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, skiers in Nendaz,  Switzerland, celebrate the end of the season with an attempt to zip down a water slide and glide across a pool embedded in snow. Cargese, Corsica: Easter is celebrated at the Greek Orthodix St. Spyridon church with ceremonies punctuated by canticles and gunshots. Jindo, South Korea: The sun sets as searchers and divers look for bodies... View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 21, 2014

Pictures in the News | April 21, 2014

Posted On: 11:57 a.m. | April 21, 2014

In Monday's Pictures in the News,  a public viewing is held to mourn the death of Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer Chris Cortijo who was struck and killed by an allegedly drug-impaired driver in North Hollywood,  young people perform local Easter folk traditions at the Open Air Village Museum in Nyiregyhaza, northeast of Budapest, Hungary. On Easter Monday in Hungarian... View Post»

Photography gadgets: GorillaPod and GripTight Mount

Photography gadgets: GorillaPod and GripTight Mount

Posted On: 11:30 p.m. | April 19, 2014

Everyone seems to have a collection of photography gizmos that have found their way to a closet or drawer. But two of my favorites are the Joby GorillaPod and the GripTight Mount are the ones I use regularly. The Joby GorillaPod, the flexible mini-tripod comes in handy when you need help keeping your camera steady, but don’t really want to carry a conventional tripod. Let’s face it, most... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | April 14 – 20, 2014

The Week in Pictures | April 14 – 20, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | April 18, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Tragedy in South Korea this week, where South Korean coast guard members rescue some of the 477 passengers and crew aboard a ferry that capsized on its way to Jeju island from Incheon. South Korean officials said as many as 295 people were still unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 477 passengers and crew capsized off the southern... View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 18, 2014
  • BEN STANSALL / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | April 18, 2014

Posted On: 10:33 a.m. | April 18, 2014

We highlight Good Friday and Holy Weeks from around the world in this installment of Pictures in the News. Starting in England, where an actor performs the role of Jesus on the cross in 'The Passion of Jesus' in Trafalgar Square; spectators watch as worshipers march while carrying bamboo torches during the traditional Procession of the Torches through the historic center in Paraty, Braz;... View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 17, 2014
  • Andreea Alexandru / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | April 17, 2014

Posted On: 10:22 a.m. | April 17, 2014

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where students, friends and family line up to sign a poster memorializing Dorsey High student Jennifer Bonilla, who was one of the five students killed in last week's bus crash in Orland, CA. View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 16, 2014
  • Chris McGrath / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | April 16, 2014

Posted On: 10:04 a.m. | April 16, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in South Korea, where South Korea Coast Guard members rescue some of the 477 passengers and crew aboard a ferry that capsized on its way to Jeju island from Incheon. South Korean officials said as many as 295 people were still unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 477 passengers and crew capsized off the south coast. View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 15, 2014

Pictures in the News | April 15, 2014

Posted On: 4:09 p.m. | April 15, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, the Elks Lodge in San Pedro nearly burned to the ground early Tuesday after a fire started sometime in the middle of the night -- the second blaze on the property this week. Los Angeles: Viewing the lunar eclipse Monday night at the Griffith Observatory. Brooklyn: Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men watch as leavened products burn. The burning of all products... View Post»

Reader photos: Best of Southern California Moments for March 2014
  • Claudia Eastman

Reader photos: Best of Southern California Moments for March 2014

Posted On: 8:00 a.m. | April 15, 2014

Most good photographers strive to shoot images that will immediately draw the viewer’s eyes to a specific part of the photo. There are many ways to do this -- framing, lining or focus -- but my personal preference is finding the human element. In theory, viewers tend to gravitate to the most recognizable objects. And perhaps nothing highlights the human condition better than photos with... View Post»

L.A. K-POP Festival

L.A. K-POP Festival

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | April 15, 2014

60,000 screaming fans brought the decibel levels way up during the LA K-Pop Festival at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum this past Saturday. The K-Pop music phenomenon is surging in popularity on this side of the Pacific. There are dance schools, karaoke bars and clubs wholly dedicated to the light sugary pop music. I went to the Coliseum to see the fanaticism and spectacle first hand. View Post»

The 2014 Pulitzer Prize photography winners
  • Tyler Hicks / The New York Times

The 2014 Pulitzer Prize photography winners

Posted On: 4:17 p.m. | April 14, 2014

The New York Times took both photography award categories in the 2014 Pulitzer Prize. 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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