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»
Posted On: 2:49 p.m. | February 15, 2013
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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»
Posted On: 9:32 a.m. | February 15, 2013
Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»
Posted On: 12:28 a.m. | February 15, 2013
While researching this image of the Calypso, an interesting story unfurled. View Post»
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»
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»
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»
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»