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Pictures in the News | February 10, 2015

Pictures in the News | February 10, 2015

Posted On: 9:44 a.m. | February 10, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Las Vegas, where the Clarion Hotel and Casino is imploded. It is the first casino implosion in Las Vegas since the New Frontier Hotel & Casino was brought down in 2007. View Post»

1979 Torrance oil tank fire
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

1979 Torrance oil tank fire

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | February 10, 2015

On Monday, Dec. 3, 1979, vapors leaking from a gasoline storage tank at the Mobil Oil facility in Torrance ignited, causing a major explosion. View Post»

Behind the lens | Jay L. Clendenin builds a studio at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Behind the lens | Jay L. Clendenin builds a studio at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Posted On: 6:14 p.m. | February 9, 2015

The 2015 Sundance Film Festival, which concluded this past weekend, marked our third year having a portrait and video studio and the numbers were right on target with the previous year, photographing 75 movies and shooting 279 portraits. During my usual workweek at the Times, I’m often tasked with shooting a handful of portraits, many being celebrities for the Calendar section. Over the... View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 9, 2015

Pictures in the News | February 9, 2015

Posted On: 9:24 a.m. | February 9, 2015

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where the music industry honored their own with the 2015 Grammy Awards at the Staples Center. View Post»

Cruising the Los Angeles River
  • Bruce Cox / Los Angeles Times

Cruising the Los Angeles River

Posted On: 12:37 a.m. | February 8, 2015

Los Angeles Times reporter Charles Hilinger and photographer Bruce Cox "cruise" the Los Angeles River. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Feb. 2-8, 2015

The Week in Pictures | Feb. 2-8, 2015

Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | February 6, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual communication. This week, incredible images out of Taiwan, where a TransAsia plane clipped a taxi and an elevated motorway before crashing into the Keelung river outside the capital of Taipei. View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 6, 2015
  • Fabrice Wislez / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | February 6, 2015

Posted On: 9:12 a.m. | February 6, 2015

Friday's Pictures in the News begins on Réunion island, where spectators watch the Piton de la Fournaise volcano during an eruption on the French Indian Ocean island. This is the second eruption in the past year at Piton de la Fournaise. 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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