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Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 11:56 a.m. | September 9, 2011

Best of the Web is a weekly collection of photography, video and multimedia from around the web. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 8, 2011
  • Matthias Schrader / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Sept. 8, 2011

Posted On: 8:39 a.m. | September 8, 2011

In today's Pictures in the News, preparations for Oktoberfest get underway in Munich, a line of Bogota riot police is plastered with various colors of paint by protesters, divers search the wreckage of a plane crash that killed 43 people including most of one of Russia's premier hockey teams, and a Libyan rebel relaxes at the last checkpoint between Tarhouna and Bani Walid. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 7, 2011
  • Misha Japaridze / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Sept. 7, 2011

Posted On: 11:00 a.m. | September 7, 2011

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia, where a  jet carrying an ice hockey team crashed into a river bank  while taking off, killing at least 43 people and leaving two others critically injured. Protesters took to the streets outside the police academy in Cairo, where the  trial of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's trial resumed;  Greek students gathered in central... View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 6, 2011
  • Remo Casilli / Reuters

Pictures in the News | September 6, 2011

Posted On: 10:23 a.m. | September 6, 2011

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Italy, where a strike against proposed austerity measures has shutdown railways, buses, trams and subways. In Asia, Filipinos gathering around a 21-foot captured saltwater crocodile in Bunawan. The crocodile was caught after a three-week hunt, as Philippine wildlife officials say it is the biggest of its kind caught alive in recent years.  Over in... View Post»

Reader Photos: Best of Southern California Moments for August [Updated]
  • Denise Hung

Reader Photos: Best of Southern California Moments for August [Updated]

Posted On: 10:12 p.m. | September 2, 2011

If you ever wanted to take a photo of someone in a gas mask, August was your month. Brandon Long's self-portrait at Salvation Mountain and Jason Hardwick's image of a person using a smartphone on a trolley would have been nice images in and of themselves, but the gas masks added a special touch. Finding those unique moments that make you think "What the heck?" -- that take something mundane and... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | August 29 - September 4, 2011
  • Patrick Baz / AFP / Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | August 29 – September 4, 2011

Posted On: 3:59 p.m. | September 2, 2011

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism from around the world. We started off the week on the East Coast with the damage wrought by Hurricane Irene. Almost 50,000 Vermont utility customers were left without power, hundreds of roads were closed and a number of bridges were destroyed by flooding caused by by the remnants of Irene.  Highway 12 in North Carolina, the main road... View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 2, 2011
  • SERGEI KARPUKHIN / REUTERS

Pictures in the News | September 2, 2011

Posted On: 12:49 p.m. | September 2, 2011

We begin Friday's Pictures in the News with a leap of faith in South Korea, where athletes from around the world have gathered to compete in the 011 IAAF World Championships. A picture of Salvador Dali is projected at Moscow's Pushkin Museum, where Dali's work is being shown as part of a cultural exchange between Russia and Spain this year; the red carpet was rolled in Italy for the 68th... View Post»

Burning Man 2011
  • JIM BOURG / Reuters

Burning Man 2011

Posted On: 8:44 a.m. | September 2, 2011

It's that time of the year when thousands will head to Nevada's Black Rock Desert for the Burning Man Festival to create a makeshift city of 50,000 and openly express themselves through art and other means. Burning Man is an annual, weeklong event with big acts booked to play on massive stages. It is more of a city than a festival; a gathering where almost everything is created by its... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 1, 2011
  • William West / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | Sept. 1, 2011

Posted On: 10:57 a.m. | September 1, 2011

In today's Pictures in the News, the German attack on Poland that sparked World War II is remembered, Maori warriors ceremonially welcome the Japanese rugby squad to New Zealand, Libyan rebels continue their search for Moammar Kadafi and schoolchildren take part in an earthquake drill in Tokyo. View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 10:53 a.m. | August 31, 2011

Best of the web is a weekly collection of photography, video and multimedia to discover from around the world. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 31, 2011
  • GERMAN GARCIA / AFP / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | Aug. 31, 2011

Posted On: 10:24 a.m. | August 31, 2011

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in China, where police and residents scramble to safety after a tidal surge roars past a barrier along the Qiantang River. On the flip side, a reveler dives on a street covered with squashed tomatoes in Spain. Tens of thousands of revelers in the town of Bunol splattered each other with 120 tons of squashed tomatoes in a gigantic annual food fight known... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 30, 2011

Pictures in the News | Aug. 30, 2011

Posted On: 10:13 a.m. | August 30, 2011

Here's our morning picks of photos from around the world. In Santa Monica, a promotion by a Spanish apparel company brings patrons out in their undies. On the other side of the globe, an Indian Muslim poses with her henna-decorated hands during "Chand Raat" or "Night of the Moon" in Hyderabad that is traditionally held on the eve of the festival of Eid al-Fitr. In Taiwan, parents pick up their... View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 29, 2011
  • Patrick Baz / AFP / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | August 29, 2011

Posted On: 11:30 a.m. | August 29, 2011

Monday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where residents are surveying the damage wreaked by Hurricane Irene. Almost 50,000 Vermont utility customers were without power Monday, hundreds of roads were closed and a number of bridges destroyed by flooding caused by by the remnants of Irene.  Highway 12 in North Carolina, the main road that connects Cape Hatteras National Seashore... View Post»

Hurricane Irene cleanup begins on battered East Coast
  • GLENN RUSSELL / Free Press

Hurricane Irene cleanup begins on battered East Coast

Posted On: 11:32 a.m. | August 28, 2011

Hurricane Irene raked the eastern half of North Carolina on Saturday, spawning tornadoes and knocking out power to more than 200,000 people. The hurricane crashed ashore in Cape Lookout, N.C with sustained winds of 85 mph. In New York, the city's massive public transportation system shut down at noon for the first time in history because of a natural disaster. City officials issued an... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Aug. 22 - 28, 2011
  • THOMAS MUKOYA / REUTERS

The Week in Pictures | Aug. 22 – 28, 2011

Posted On: 8:38 p.m. | August 26, 2011

A passenger aircraft destroyed by overnight shelling smolders at the Tripoli International Airport as rebel forces declare victory at Abu Salim square in the Libyan capital; Hurricane Irene approaches the Outer Banks of North Carolina as it tracks northward along the Eastern seaboard, with the U.S. government urging 55 million people in its path to prepare for the powerful storm; in Monterrey,... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 26, 2011
  • Sergey Ponomarev / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Aug. 26, 2011

Posted On: 7:45 p.m. | August 26, 2011

A passenger aircraft destroyed by overnight shelling smolders at the Tripoli International Airport as rebel forces declare victory at Abu Salim square in the Libyan capital. Hurricane Irene approaches the Outer Banks of North Carolina as it tracks northward along the Eastern seaboard, with the U.S. government urging 55 million people in its path to prepare for the powerful storm bringing... 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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