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Pictures in the News | June 1, 2011

Pictures in the News | June 1, 2011

Posted On: 5:50 p.m. | June 1, 2011

Palestinian and Lebanese activists light candles in front of the United Nations building in Beirut to mourn the demonstrators killed┬áMay 15 during clashes with Israeli troops; supporters of the Democratic Union for Integration wave Albanian flags and light torches during an election rally in Skopje, Macedonia; in Santiago, Chile, opponents of the government of President Sebastian Pi├▒era clash... View Post»

Upsetting experience
  • Don Cormier / Los Angeles Times

Upsetting experience

Posted On: 12:28 a.m. | June 1, 2011

Drag race boat flips sending driver airborne. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 31, 2011
  • BAS CZERWINSKI / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | May 31, 2011

Posted On: 8:40 p.m. | May 31, 2011

Hours after judges rejected his appeal to stop his extradition, a helicopter carrying Serbian war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic departs Rotterdam Airport en route to a United Nations tribunal at The Hague; a paraglider soars over the eastern Czech city of Ostrava; while in the port of Gibraltar, an explosion and fire threatens maritime traffic. In Sydney, Australia, a sports clothing store... View Post»

Artwork Jamal sings at clubs like the House of Blues.

Plenty of reasons to sing the blues

Posted On: 4:37 p.m. | May 30, 2011

At the House of Blues, they call him the "face of the blues." When Artwork Jamal sings in his deep, thick baritone, everyone listens. And it is then that every one of the blues man's worries disappears: that he weights more than 300 pounds and lives on the edge of skid row, that he relies on pawnshops to make ends meet each month, that he has battled a lifetime of schizophrenia and a long list... View Post»

Southern California defenses [updated]
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Southern California defenses [updated]

Posted On: 10:59 p.m. | May 27, 2011

L.A. Times photographer Paul Calvert and writer John Cornell report on Army defenses against possible Japanese attack. View Post»

M-Bone funeral

M-Bone’s funeral

Posted On: 9:51 p.m. | May 27, 2011

Funeral for hip hop artist M-Bone. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | May 23-29, 2011
  • Petar Kujundzic / Reuters

The Week in Pictures | May 23-29, 2011

Posted On: 6:09 p.m. | May 27, 2011

The Week in Pictures was dominated by images from Joplin, Mo., where a massive tornado ripped through the city, killing at least 126. In Europe, President Barack Obama wrapped up a six-day, four-nation trip, during which he raised a pint with locals in Ireland and met the royals in London. Other smaller moments were captured too, so take a look. View Post»


Memorial Day weekend in Southern California

Posted On: 3:54 p.m. | May 27, 2011

As the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day weekend in Southern California is marked with trips to the beach, backyard barbecues and the long weekend. Most importantly, it is punctuated with commemorations of the men and women of the Armed Forces who gave their lives in service to this country. On this Memorial Day, the Los Angeles Times also pays tribute to the more than 640... 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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