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Pictures in the News | July 31, 2013
  • Susannah Kay / Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | July 31, 2013

Posted On: 10:00 a.m. | July 31, 2013

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News: — The Dodgers' Skip Schumaker and Andre Ethier celebrate Tuesday night after Ethier scored the winning run on Mark Ellis' single with two out in the bottom of the the ninth inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees at Dodger Stadium. — Junior lifeguards sprint through the water at the start of the 34th annual Long Beach Junior... View Post»

Francis Gary Powers dies in helicopter crash
  • Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles Times

Francis Gary Powers dies in helicopter crash

Posted On: 12:18 a.m. | July 31, 2013

Scene where KNBC chopper crashed killing former U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 30, 2013
  • Lenny Ignelzi / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | July 30, 2013

Posted On: 10:28 a.m. | July 30, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: — San Diego Padres' Chris Denorfia gets the victory bath from teammates while being interviewed by a television reporter, after his two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the Padres a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in a baseball game in San Diego on Monday. — Swimmer Missy Franklin glides beneath the water during the... View Post»

Fishermen's Wharf
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Fishermen’s Wharf

Posted On: 12:20 a.m. | July 30, 2013

Fishermen tend to nets piled on wharf next to their boats at Fishermen's Wharf in Los Angeles Harbor. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 29, 2013

Pictures in the News | July 29, 2013

Posted On: 9:33 a.m. | July 29, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Huntington Beach, where they are cleaning up after a fight broke out following the U.S. Open of Surfing, leading to a two-hour confrontation between police and unruly beachgoers. More photos All of this followed Brazilian surfer Alejo Muniz winning at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing. More photos Also in the States, Team USA celebrates after winning the... View Post»

Abraham Lincoln overlooking the Los Angeles River
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Abraham Lincoln overlooking the Los Angeles River

Posted On: 12:33 a.m. | July 29, 2013

A duplicate of the Lincoln Memorial sits on the edge of the Los Angeles River in Studio City. View Post»

Behind the lens: Ricardo DeArantanha photographs Selena Gomez

Behind the lens: Ricardo DeAratanha photographs Selena Gomez

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»

Focusing in on the Petzval lens and Panasonic FZ70

Focusing in on the Petzval lens and Panasonic FZ70

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»


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