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reFramed: In conversation with Ed Kashi | “Smile! A photo anthology by VII
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reFramed: In conversation with Ed Kashi | “Smile! A photo anthology by VII

Posted On: 1:05 p.m. | May 7, 2015

Pride powers a smile, power emboldens a smile, we smile to seduce or be seduced. But we also smile when we lie, when we’re scared or anxious. In fact, just one variant of the 18 different smiles recognizes enjoyment, and it’s this universal variant that unites us as human beings. This anthology explores how a seemingly simple action manifests in our world; from the most depressing, violent,... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 7, 2015

Pictures in the News | May 7, 2015

Posted On: 11:33 a.m. | May 7, 2015

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where a man places flowers at a growing memorial, near the site of a fatal LAPD officer-involved shooting of a homeless man in Venice. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 6, 2015
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Pictures in the News | May 6, 2015

Posted On: 9:52 a.m. | May 6, 2015

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, villagers take cover during an aid-dropping operation by an Indian helicopter in Lampuk, Nepal. Johannesburg: Ballerinas take a break during a "Giselle" dress rehearsal before the first official show as the St. Petersburg Ballet Theater kicks off the South African leg of the global season. Cape Canaveral, Fla.: SpaceX's Dragon capsule launches from ... View Post»

Los Angeles Times speaker series | Michael Robinson Chavez

Los Angeles Times speaker series | Michael Robinson Chavez

Posted On: 11:36 a.m. | May 5, 2015

We are excited to announce the launch of a new video series featuring the award-winning photo staff of the Los Angeles Times. Our hope is to engage you, our viewers, in a conversation about our work. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 5, 2015
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Pictures in the News | May 5, 2015

Posted On: 11:26 a.m. | May 5, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Mediterranean Sea with a dramatic image of a rescue of migrants on a sinking rubber boat desperately clambering up ropes and a ladder from the cargo ship in the sea between Libya and Sicily. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 4, 2015

Pictures in the News | May 4, 2015

Posted On: 8:59 a.m. | May 4, 2015

In Monday's Pictures in the News, Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates after winning the World Welterweight Championship at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday. Milan, Italy: Star Wars fans on Sunday attend an event marking Star Wars Day. Kabul: An Afghan security official inspects a bullet-riddled windshield at the scene of a suicide attack on a bus that was transporting employees of the... View Post»

Victory in Europe
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Victory in Europe

Posted On: 12:36 a.m. | May 4, 2015

News of Germany's surrender in World War II reaches Los Angeles. View Post»


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