Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Inflatable Statue of Liberty
  • Ken Lubas / Los Angeles Times

Inflatable Statue of Liberty

Posted On: 12:47 a.m. | July 1, 2011

A partially inflated 50-foot Statue of Liberty replica bows for the camera. View Post»

Southern California Moments: Film Week! In Review
  • Lynn Longos

Southern California Moments: Film Week! In Review

Posted On: 10:39 p.m. | June 30, 2011

With digital image manipulation techniques so easy and available (do you want black and white? Super-saturated color? High contrast? There's a preset for that!) It's always surprising just how people are pushing their creative limits using film. Not only did we see Polaroids, black and white and medium format square images - which are all the rage right now, we also saw an image shot on film... View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 8:10 p.m. | June 30, 2011

A roundup of outstanding photography, video and multimedia from across the Web. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 30, 2011
  • JASON LEE / Reuters

Pictures in the News | June 30, 2011

Posted On: 10:37 a.m. | June 30, 2011

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in China, where celebrations are underway to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China. There was a festive mood in Paris, where two journalists were cheered by colleagues after their release from capture in Afghanistan. The pair were captured on Dec. 29, 2009, northeast of the capital of Kabul with their Afghan... View Post»

Dr. Demento
  • Anacleto Rapping / Los Angeles Times

Dr. Demento

Posted On: 10:58 p.m. | June 29, 2011

To get help, see the doctor--Dr. Demento, the self-proclaimed "purveyor of bad music and crazy comedy." View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 29, 2011

Pictures in the News | June 29, 2011

Posted On: 7:21 p.m. | June 29, 2011

The aftermath of the deadly attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, is assessed; police in riot gear stand guard before the start of an Egyptian Premier League soccer match in Cairo; and near Ramallah, West Bank, Israeli security forces fire tear gas to control Palestinians demonstrating again the expansion of a Jewish settlement. On a sunny day in Washington, the White... View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 28, 2011

Pictures in the News | June 28, 2011

Posted On: 9:09 p.m. | June 28, 2011

In Spain, a bullfighter waits for the start of a fight at the El Plantio in Burgos; a security officer patrols a deserted platform at the main train station in Athens at the start of a paralyzing 48-hour general strike; and in Beijing, dancers perform in the Great Hall of the People during celebrations marking the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China. Women... View Post»

Protesters clash with riot police in Athens strike
  • Petros Giannakouris / Associated Press

Protesters clash with riot police in Athens strike

Posted On: 9:10 a.m. | June 28, 2011

As tens of thousands of angry protesters thronged downtown Athens, the Greek parliament  on Wednesday approved an austerity bill that helps pull their debt-ridden country back from the brink of an immediate default. After days of public unrest and impassioned debate, the  parliament voted 155-138  in favor of the controversial bill, which authorizes $40 billion in budget cuts and tax hikes... View Post»


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