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Pictures in the News | April 24, 2015
  • Belal Darder / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | April 24, 2015

Posted On: 9:58 a.m. | April 24, 2015

Friday's Pictures in the News starts in the Southland, where about 150 Apple Watch early adopters lined up to buy the device in West Hollywood, standing outside the first brick-and-mortar store in the U.S. to begin selling it. View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 23, 2015

Pictures in the News | April 23, 2015

Posted On: 10:32 a.m. | April 23, 2015

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in South America, where the Calbuco volcano erupted for the first time in more than 42 years, billowing a huge ash cloud over a sparsely populated, mountainous area in southern Chile. View Post»

Daryl Gates passes the baton
  • Rick Meyer / Los Angeles Times

Daryl Gates passes the baton

Posted On: 12:50 a.m. | April 23, 2015

Police Chief Daryl F. Gates leads the LAPD concert band at Police Academy graduation ceremonies. View Post»

Transgender fashion on skid row
  • Beth Stirnaman

Transgender fashion on skid row

Posted On: 3:36 p.m. | April 22, 2015

Beth Stirnaman is a Southern California-based photographer now working at the nonprofit Lamp Community, a homeless service agency. After graduating magna cum laude from Cal State Fullerton with a degree in photography communications, she worked as a freelance photographer covering music, politics and social justice. Her work can be found in publications including,, OC Weekly and... View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 22, 2015
  • Kin Cheung / AP

Pictures in the News | April 22, 2015

Posted On: 10:49 a.m. | April 22, 2015

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, pro-democracy protesters and news photographers are pushed to the ground by police officers at a rally meant to build support for the government's new rules for electing Hong Kong's chief executive, released Wednesday and immediately denounced by activists and lawmakers opposed to Beijing-mandated restrictions on candidates for the city's top job. Aden,... View Post»

Son of Revolutionary War veteran interviewed in Downey
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Son of Revolutionary War veteran interviewed in Downey

Posted On: 12:20 a.m. | April 22, 2015

Retired Judge Lewis Patrick Phillips, left, is interviewed by Los Angeles Times writer Burton L. Smith. View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Kathryn Cook
  • Kathryn Cook

reFramed: In conversation with Kathryn Cook

Posted On: 1:20 p.m. | April 21, 2015

Kathryn Cook grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and graduated from the Colorado University at Boulder in December 2001. Her professional career began with the Associated Press in Panama in 2003, and in 2005 she left to pursue personal projects and a freelance career in South America. View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 21, 2015
  • Mladen Antonov / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | April 21, 2015

Posted On: 9:20 a.m. | April 21, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where lightning brightens the night sky over Washington, DC, during a rainstorm. 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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