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Milking a wedding trend

Milking a wedding trend

Posted On: 2:28 p.m. | October 23, 2013

By Diana Marcum Dairy weddings are now the stuff of bridal dreams. “Lately, it's a trend,” said Tony Azevedo, the owner of the Central California dairy, which has been hosting nuptials for more than 20 years. “It's just that they don't call them dairy weddings, because people tend to think about flies and manure. It's ‘barn weddings’ or ‘farm setting.’” In the latest... View Post»

Venice Arts celebrates 20 years of photography education
  • Barbara Ruffini

Venice Arts celebrates 20 years of photography education

Posted On: 12:36 p.m. | October 23, 2013

Venice Arts began 20 years ago with 10 kids and a darkroom in a donated basement with a mission to create a vibrant arts center for low-income youth in the Venice community. That workshop seeded Venice Arts’ award-winning Art Mentoring & Education program, which now reaches hundreds of youth seach year through free workshops in photography, filmmaking, animation, and media arts at its... View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 23, 2013
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Pictures in the News | October 23, 2013

Posted On: 9:14 a.m. | October 23, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in England, where Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrive with their son Prince George of Cambridge at Chapel Royal in St James's Palace in central London, ahead of the christening of the three month-old prince.The couple gathered with close friends and family for the christening in a low-key... View Post»

Putting the new Lomography Petzval Portrait Lens to work

Putting the new Lomography Petzval portrait lens to work

Posted On: 6:00 a.m. | October 23, 2013

It was a fun surprise when I received an email from Lomography asking me if I would like to borrow a prototype of their yet-to-be-released Lomography Petzval Portrait Lens, which is designed to work with Canon EF and Nikon F mount cameras. I was excited to play with the 35mm DSLR version of the lens I fell in love with during the summer of 2012 when I shot several portraits of Olympic athletes. View Post»

Table tennis marathon
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Table tennis marathon

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | October 23, 2013

Surrounded by friends and fraternity brothers, Thayer Holbrook, 19-year-old University of Southern California freshman cools his feet after playing table tennis for 50 hours at Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity house. View Post»

Under the big top
  • Spencer Bakalar / Los Angeles Times

Stepping back in time under the big top

Posted On: 12:45 p.m. | October 22, 2013

Kicking up dust with every step through the wood shavings, you make a colorful cloud that rises and twirls above the stadium seats, first blue, then purple, then pink. You look down at the ground so you don't trip in the darkness only to find stilts walking toward you instead of feet. The call of the cotton candy vendors is masked only by the laughter of the audience after the ring master pulls... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 22, 2013
  • Kevin Clifford / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Oct. 22, 2013

Posted On: 9:22 a.m. | October 22, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, Sparks Middle School students are picked up by their parents after a shooting at the school in Sparks, Nev., on Monday. A  middle school student opened fire on campus just before the starting bell Monday, wounding two boys and killing a staff member who was trying to protect other children, Sparks police said Monday. The lone suspect committed suicide. Read... View Post»

No cameras please!!!
  • Associated Press

No cameras please!!!

Posted On: 12:08 a.m. | October 22, 2013

Sign on left proclaims Ben Hogan's dislike of having picture taken as he prepares to play his second shot on first fairway at Riviera in the Los Angeles Open. View Post»


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