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Pictures in the News | Feb. 16, 2012
  • JAMES NEISS / The Niagara Gazette

Pictures in the News | Feb. 16, 2012

Posted On: 10:25 a.m. | February 16, 2012

A leaping squirrel, a flying skier and a surfer on a partly frozen river start off today's Pictures in the News. And there's more. View Post»

Ship built to sink -- almost
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

Ship built to sink — almost

Posted On: 12:55 a.m. | February 16, 2012

The Scripps Floating Instrument Platform, FLIP, research vessel deploys off San Clemente Island. When ballast tanks are filled with sea water, the 55 foot bow rises to a vertical position. View Post»

'Burners' losing out on tickets to Burning Man festival
  • JIM BOURG / Reuters

‘Burners’ losing out on tickets to Burning Man festival

Posted On: 8:36 p.m. | February 15, 2012

The annual impromptu Nevada festival known as Burning Man is known for its egalitarian spirit and spontaneousness. But this year festival veterans are in open revolt after a change in ticketing policy resulted in scalpers snatching up huge swaths of the 50,000+ tickets and selling them at several time face value. Many are re-considering their loyalty to the festival, and this story explores the... View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 15, 2012
  • Niranjan Shrestha / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | February 15, 2012

Posted On: 11:12 a.m. | February 15, 2012

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

Honduran prison fire
  • Fernando Antonio / Associated Press

Honduran prison fire

Posted On: 8:33 a.m. | February 15, 2012

Authorities said Wednesday that a fire at a prison in central Honduras killed at least 272 trapped inmates, and perhaps more than 300, in scenes one official described as "horrific." View Post»

Two ways to wash the elephant
  • Bill Varie / Los Angeles Times

Two ways to wash the elephant

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | February 15, 2012

Trainers find convenient ways to wash that big elephant. View Post»

Valentine's Day, love and money
  • Joe Raedle / Getty Images

Valentine’s Day, love and money

Posted On: 5:36 p.m. | February 14, 2012

By Tiffany Hsu They say Valentine’s Day is all about the love -- but it's also about the numbers. Take greeting cards: Folks will send about 150 million of them for V-Day this year, not including the packs of notes that children hand out at school, according to the Greeting Card Assn. The holiday is the second-biggest day for cards, topped only by Christmas. Valentine’s Day is also... View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 14, 2012

Pictures in the News | February 14, 2012

Posted On: 9:04 a.m. | February 14, 2012

Pictures in the News from around the world. 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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