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The Week in Pictures | Feb. 20-26, 2012
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The Week in Pictures | Feb. 20-26, 2012

Posted On: 3:35 p.m. | February 24, 2012

The Week in Pictures from around the world View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 24, 2012

Pictures in the News | Feb. 24, 2012

Posted On: 11:39 a.m. | February 24, 2012

Leading off Friday's Pictures in the News is a two-headed turtle in Kiev, Ukraine; preparations for the Asia-Pacific Dog Show in Manila; a rainbow over the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem; continued protests in Afghanistan over the burning of Korans at a U.S. military base (more photos); and more. View Post»

Standing by the wooden ladder

Standing by the wooden ladder

Posted On: 3:24 p.m. | February 23, 2012

San Francisco is the only fire department in the country to still make all of its own ladders. A look at the singular wood shop in this famously fire-phobic city. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 23, 2012
  • Yann Riou/Groupama Sailing Team/Volvo Ocean Race / Groupama Sailing Team

Pictures in the News | Feb. 23, 2012

Posted On: 10:46 a.m. | February 23, 2012

In today's Pictures in the News a helicopter is seen lifting a body from the shipwrecked Costa Concordia (more photos) in Giglio, Italy; rioting inmates watch police reinforcements arrive outside the Kerobokan prison in Denpasar, Indonesia; the aftermath of a bomb blast is seen in Peshawar, Pakistan; Afghan security officials fire into the air during a protest in Kabul (more photos) against the... View Post»

Its Oscar time!
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times

Its Oscar time!

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | February 23, 2012

Sunday is the 84th Academy Awards. It's time for a From the Archive look at previous Oscar ceremonies and winners. View Post»

Preparing for the 2012 Oscars

Preparing for the 2012 Oscars

Posted On: 8:01 p.m. | February 22, 2012

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Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 12:33 p.m. | February 22, 2012

Best of the web this week might seem a tad condensed, but venture through the Focus Forward, Three Minute Stories and recognize what an innovative world that exists. View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 22, 2012
  • Kevin Frayer / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | February 22, 2012

Posted On: 11:15 a.m. | February 22, 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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