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2013 World Press Photo
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2013 World Press Photo

Posted On: 3:51 p.m. | February 15, 2013

A photograph by Paul Hansen of Sweden has been selected as the photo of the year in the 56th annual World Press Photo Contest. Prizes were also announced for 54 photographers from 32 nations in nine themed categories at the World Press Photo office in Amsterdam. Here are a selection of the winning images. See them all at World Press Photo. Also check out the World Press Photo 2013 Multimedia... View Post»

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

Posted On: 2:49 p.m. | February 15, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Russian's in the Ural Mountains were startled Friday morning as a meteor streaked over the city of Chelyabinsk, producing a blast that injured hundreds, caused minor damage to buildings and temporarily disrupted Internet communication. View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 15, 2013
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Pictures in the News | February 15, 2013

Posted On: 9:32 a.m. | February 15, 2013

Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»

The saga of the Calypso
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The saga of the Calypso

Posted On: 12:28 a.m. | February 15, 2013

While researching this image of the Calypso, an interesting story unfurled. View Post»

Review: The Lytro camera

Review: The Lytro camera

Posted On: 10:15 p.m. | February 14, 2013

It seems like the perfect idea, take the photograph, focus later. That's the principle behind the Lytro light field camera. I got my first chance to try one out a few weeks ago. I borrowed one from one of my co-workers. View Post»

Covering the Dorner manhunt

Behind the lens: Covering the Dorner manhunt

Posted On: 3:55 p.m. | February 14, 2013

The call came at 4:15 a.m. Thursday. Irfan Khan was the first of 15 L.A. Times photographers to cover Christopher Dorner's alleged shooting rampage that ended at a burned-out cabin near Big Bear. Photographers swarmed Southern California: the Torrance newspaper-carrier shooting, the possible siting at the navy base in San Diego, the burning truck in Big Bear. Through the days-long manhunt,... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 14, 2013
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Pictures in the News | Feb. 14, 2013

Posted On: 9:38 a.m. | February 14, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Couples in Qingdao, China, take part in a kissing contest to celebrate Valentine's Day; investigators walk amid the wreckage of a turboprop passenger plane that crash landed in Donetsk, Ukraine, killing four; South African Paralympic and Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius is arrested and charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his girlfriend; and there's... View Post»

Sea gulls visit battleship Wisconsin
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Sea gulls visit battleship Wisconsin

Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | February 14, 2013

Hundreds of seagulls swoop on the U.S.S. Wisconsin anchored in Los Angeles Harbor. View Post»


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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