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Pictures in the News | April 16, 2012
  • Matt Rourke / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | April 16, 2012

Posted On: 9:03 a.m. | April 16, 2012

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

Chinese bobybuilders
  • Bryan Thomas / For The Times

Chinese bodybuilders bulking up their image

Posted On: 5:20 p.m. | April 14, 2012

As a 17-year-old, Jicheng Qian watched "Rambo" and "The Terminator" onscreen. At 23, he gave up his job in mechanical engineering to focus on making his 5-foot-6 body stronger. For much of the next two decades, he lived and trained in San Ya — China’s popular beach destination. Now 42 and retired from competition, Qian lives in Alhambra, his modest apartment serving as headquarters for... View Post»

Tens of thousands of music lovers descended on the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Faces of Coachella 2012

Posted On: 1:44 p.m. | April 14, 2012

Tens of thousands of music lovers descended on the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this weekend, and Los Angeles Times photographer Brian van der Brug stopped some of the most interesting attendees for inclusion in our annual “Faces of Coachella” portrait gallery. View Post»

Thousands flood Coachella for music festival

Photos from the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Posted On: 3:30 p.m. | April 13, 2012

Photos from the first weekend of the sold-out Coachella Music and Arts Festival. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | April 9 - April 15, 2012

The Week in Pictures | April 9 – April 15, 2012

Posted On: 2:24 p.m. | April 13, 2012

Each week, we bring you a selection of the best images from around the world in Framework's The Week in Pictures. Enjoy the journey with us. View Post»

Arcadia Balloon School -- Ross Field
  • Los Angeles Times

Arcadia Balloon School — Ross Field

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | April 13, 2012

The Arcadia Balloon School was built in 1918 to train U.S. Army balloon observation troops for World War I. Before any graduates arrived in Europe, the war ended. View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 10:21 p.m. | April 12, 2012

A roundup of outstanding photography, video and multimedia from across the Web. View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 12, 2012

Pictures in the News | April 12, 2012

Posted On: 10:48 a.m. | April 12, 2012

In today's Pictures in the News: Georgians celebrate the Chiakokonoba folk festival in Tbilisi by jumping over a bonfire; people in Myanmar celebrate the Songkran festival, also known as the Water Festival, in Yangon; and Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theofilos III sprinkles worshipers with water after the Washing of the Feet ceremony outside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in... 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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