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70th annual 'Pictures of the Year International'

70th annual ‘Pictures of the Year International’

Posted On: 10:27 a.m. | March 3, 2013

The winners of the 70th annual "Pictures of the Year International" awards were announced last week at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. Here is a selection of the top winners in some of the categories. View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 10:19 p.m. | March 1, 2013

The winners of the 70th annual Pictures of the Year Photojournalism Competition View Post»

Oscars red carpet GoPro time-lapse #fail

Behind the lens: Oscar red carpet GoPro time-lapse #fail

Posted On: 4:35 p.m. | March 1, 2013

You ever conceive an idea, devise a plan, envision all the possible outcomes, pick apart the inevitable pitfalls, consider every last detail … and then life happens? View Post»

The Week in Pictures | February 25 – March 3, 2013
  • Lee Jin-man / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | February 25 – March 3, 2013

Posted On: 3:55 p.m. | March 1, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The big news this week was the retirement of the pope. Benedict XVI became the first pope to resign in nearly 600 years, telling a tearful crowd of faithful that he will now be "a simple pilgrim" as cardinals began preparing for a conclave in the Sistine Chapel to elect his successor. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 1, 2013

Pictures in the News | March 1, 2013

Posted On: 10:50 a.m. | March 1, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Syria, where opponents of the government hold a protest in Aleppo. Syrian government forces fought fierce clashes with rebels attacking a police academy near Aleppo, while outside Damascus, the capital, rebel forces have dug in to the north, east and south, and government troops have largely pulled back to a well-defended core, including the city center... View Post»

Ripped American flag
  • Steve Fontanini / Los Angeles Times

Ripped American flag

Posted On: 12:26 a.m. | March 1, 2013

While sitting in police custody, Jesus Farias Iglesias, 28, is framed by the United States flag he tore off a staff in Olvera Street, ripped and trampled. View Post»

Pop goes the perfect background

Pop goes the perfect background

Posted On: 11:20 p.m. | February 28, 2013

Have you ever tried to find a simple or white background when you're just trying to get a close-up of an item for sale on EBay or your latest epicurean masterpiece. Sometimes you want the item that is being photographed to be situated in it's natural environment, but when your'e trying to highlight an individual, small subject, sometimes a simple background is the best way to go. Finding... View Post»

Coach Magic Johnson
  • Vince Compagnone / Los Angeles Times

Coach Magic Johnson

Posted On: 11:25 a.m. | February 28, 2013

With the 1993-1994 Lakers stuck in neutral, owner Dr. Jerry Buss tried to shake up the team. Coach Randy Pfund was let go and Magic Johnson brought in. View Post»


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