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Pictures in the News | June 27, 2013
  • Susannah Kay / Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | June 27, 2013

Posted On: 11:21 a.m. | June 27, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: — Reaction in West Hollywood to the U.S. Supreme Court's long-awaited decision on Proposition 8. — The opening of the renovated Dunbar Hotel as a senior-living facility in South Los Angeles. Built in 1928 by John Somerville to serve African Americans seeking accommodations on their visits to Los Angeles, the historic Dunbar hosted many of jazz... View Post»

Santa Monica Beach, 1936
  • Horton Churchill / Los Angeles Times

Santa Monica Beach, 1936

Posted On: 7:45 a.m. | June 27, 2013

Santa Monica Beach on a hot July, 1936, weekend. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 26, 2013

Pictures in the News | June 26, 2013

Posted On: 9:07 a.m. | June 26, 2013

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

Phyllis Diller's closet
  • Larry Armstrong / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Phyllis Diller’s closet

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | June 26, 2013

Dec. 1978: Comedian Phyllis Diller surveying her wardrobe in her 18x30-foot closet. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 25, 2013
  • Armando L. Sanchez / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | June 25, 2013

Posted On: 9:51 a.m. | June 25, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: — Los Angeles police search for a gunman who opened fire on two detectives outside the Wilshire Division station. — Fans celebrate on the streets of Chicago after the Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins 3-2 in Boston to win the Stanley Cup. — Indo-Tibetan border police rescue stranded people with the help of mountaineering ropes and ladders in... View Post»

Hero's welcome for Gen. MacArthur
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Hero’s welcome for Gen. MacArthur

Posted On: 12:07 a.m. | June 25, 2013

Gen. Douglas MacArthur waves during welcome home parade in San Francisco. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 24, 2013

Pictures in the News | June 24, 2013

Posted On: 10:50 a.m. | June 24, 2013

In Monday's Pictures in the News: — Muslims offer their first Friday prayers at the newly constructed 42,000-square-foot mosque and Islamic Center of San Gabriel Valley in Rowland Heights. More photos — Ashley Ellsworth and Celeb Hecht take a break from skating as they watch the NBA Finals at the World on Wheels roller skating rink on  June 18. The rink is closing because its rent... View Post»

Kirk McKoy portrait session

Behind the lens: Kirk McKoy’s elaborate portrait setups

Posted On: 8:35 a.m. | June 24, 2013

By Kirk McKoy, Los Angeles Times Every year The Envelope section of the Los Angeles Times gathers a collection of panelists to discuss the television industry. The panels include people from some of the most popular TV shows in the categories of comedy, drama, reality and show runners. My assignment was to photograph the panels but find something to make them stand out and present... 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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