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Pictures in the News | March 21, 2013

Pictures in the News | March 21, 2013

Posted On: 11:50 a.m. | March 21, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Rescuers help occupants of a German federal police helicopter at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin after it collided with another police helicopter during an exercise; U.S. soldiers from the 438th Medical Unit wait to board a plane on their way home from Afghanistan at the U.S. transit center Manas outside Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek; Myanmar residents walk... View Post»

The war in Iraq: Embedded with the U.S. Military

The war in Iraq: Embedded with the U.S. Military

Posted On: 2:06 a.m. | March 21, 2013

After returning from assignment in Afghanistan in 2003, Times photojournalist Rick Loomis asked to be sent out in the first wave of journalists to cover the Invasion of Iraq. He spent several weeks traveling in the back of a canvas topped Humvee with U.S. Troops as they crossed the Iraq desert en route to Baghdad in April of 2003. Loomis has covered assignments in more than 25 countries,... View Post»

Lomography Store L.A. closing, Nikon COOLPIX A, Vine, and USB

Lomography Store L.A. closing, Nikon COOLPIX A, Vine, and USB

Posted On: 11:45 p.m. | March 20, 2013

After a three-year run, the Lomography Store in Los Angeles on Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood is closing on Sunday, March 24. It will be a sad day for those who enjoy shooting film locally and using the unique style cameras. View Post»


A healing bond: Sisters open hearts, home to burned Afghan girl

Posted On: 11:33 a.m. | March 20, 2013

Two sisters open their home and hearts, agreeing to care for Arefa, an Afghan child who was sent to Los Angeles for medical care after being severely burned. The experience changes all three lives. Read the full story by Kurt Streeter "Forging a delicate and healing bond" View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 20, 2013

Pictures in the News | March 20, 2013

Posted On: 8:32 a.m. | March 20, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins with a nod to the first day of Spring. In Southern California, visitors to Mission San Juan Capistrano are framed by blooming California poppies as they stop to take pictures of the historic bells during the Saint Joseph's Day. Further south, joggers run along a trail through Double Peak Park in San Marcos, where Ceanothus or California lilac bushes are... View Post»

The story behind the photo: A U.S. Marine salutes the flag in Iraq
  • Marine Sgt. Tisha L. Carter-Valrie / U.S. Marine Corps

The story behind the photo: A U.S. Marine salutes the flag in Iraq

Posted On: 6:00 a.m. | March 20, 2013

As U.S. and allied forces advanced toward Baghdad 10 years ago, a military public affairs sergeant snapped a photograph of a Marine saluting the flag at sunset at a desert airfield in southern Iraq. Taken on April 3, 2003, it was one of many images released by the Marine Corps during the invasion that launched the Iraq war. Through the years, the image has been reproduced countless times. ... View Post»

Rockwell job fair
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Rockwell job fair

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | March 20, 2013

More than 100 interview tables are in the Rockwell International plant in El Segundo during the company's second Job Fair for former employees. View Post»

Baghdad in photos, then and now
  • Maya Alleruzzo / Associated Press

Baghdad in photos, then and now

Posted On: 3:55 p.m. | March 19, 2013

To mark the 10-year anniversary of the war in Iraq, Associated Press photographer Maya Alleruzzo returned to Baghdad with printed photographs that she and colleagues had taken. Alleruzzo wrote this about the project: We went through the archive to look for iconic photos of landmarks in Iraq taken after the invasion. This was a long process: we have so many amazing images. In addition, the... 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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