Posted On: 9:16 p.m. | July 28, 2013
Today’s assignment: Photograph singer/actress Selena Gomez.
When I read the assignment details, I was glad to see the location was at her home. She would be comfortable in her own surroundings, as compared to a celebrity shoot in a hospitality suite in a hotel. However, because her daily calendar was full, I understood that I would have only 15 minutes of shooting time. View Post»
Posted On: 11:15 p.m. | July 27, 2013
Lomography has partnered with lens maker Zenit to manufacture the Petzval Lens which was invented in 1940. The lens with its unique sharpness and shallow depth-of-field along with producing swirling blurred background, will feature either a more current Canon EF or Nikon F mount.
The portrait style lens has recently been announced as a Kickstarter project with great success. The project goal... View Post»
Posted On: 12:00 p.m. | July 27, 2013
For decades, the historic district north of downtown has declined as booming Chinese enclaves in the San Gabriel Valley monopolized flows of new immigrants and investment. Today, the aging community can sometimes have the feel of a museum, with only a few second- and third-generation locals staying to run their family businesses. After several failed attempts at revitalization over the last... View Post»
Posted On: 4:59 p.m. | July 26, 2013
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism.
The eyes of the world were on England this week as Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge exited St. Mary's hospital with their newborn, Prince George of Cambridge. View Post»
Posted On: 9:46 a.m. | July 26, 2013
The 2013 Vans US Open of Surfing is underway in Huntington Beach, a.k.a. Surf City USA. The following is a collection of images capturing spectators, competitors and musicians attending the premier surf event on the West Coast.
Posted On: 9:15 a.m. | July 26, 2013
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Washington, DC, where a U.S. Park Police officer stands guard next to the statue of Abraham Lincoln at the memorial, after the memorial was closed to visitors after someone splattered green paint on the statue and the floor area. View Post»
Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | July 26, 2013
May 1944: Non-flying glider, with Dick Weber at the controls, is towed at South Pasadena-San Marino High School. View Post»
Posted On: 9:59 a.m. | July 25, 2013
In Thursday's Pictures in the News:
— Taylor Clark of the United States has a moment to himself before competing in the junior men's quarterfinals during the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing on Wednesday in Huntington Beach. The biggest names in surfing, skateboarding and BMX will compete through Sunday. More photos
— A firefighter carries an injured young girl following a train accident... View Post»