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Pictures in the News | July 1, 2015

Pictures in the News | July 1, 2015

Posted On: 9:37 a.m. | July 1, 2015

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, lightning strikes over the Queen Mary in Long Beach where wind, showers and lighting rolled through the area late Wednesday afternoon. All Los Angeles County beaches were closed due to lightning strikes, and a flex alert has been issued asking residents statewide to reduce their energy consumption between 2 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wednesday. A wave of triple-digit... View Post»

Tunnel found underneath Watts bank
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Tunnel found underneath Watts bank

Posted On: 12:27 a.m. | July 1, 2015

Police officer T. C. Harkem crawls out of tunnel discovered beneath the Farmers and Merchants Bank in Watts. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 30, 2015

Pictures in the News | June 30, 2015

Posted On: 3:05 p.m. | June 30, 2015

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, Santa Barbara County firefighters battle a fast-moving brush fire that charred 300 acres near La Purisima Mission State Historic Park in Lompoc. Livingston, N.J.: New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie greets supporters after announcing his candidacy for president. San Fernando: Two men who claim to be descendants of the Knights Templar, leave... View Post»

War freight rolls as railroad strike ends
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War freight rolls as railroad strike ends

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | June 30, 2015

A short strike during World War II quickly brought freight and passenger traffic to a halt in Southern California. View Post»

Tips on photographing fireworks on the Fourth of July

Tips on photographing fireworks on the Fourth of July

Posted On: 12:33 p.m. | June 29, 2015

Don't forget to include the pre-game photographs, shots of your local parade, setting up with flags and streamers and the barbecue at your home. This is great time to include snapshots of family members and friends. Remember to clean off those cards and recharge you camera batteries, nothing is worse than losing power during the final pyrotechnical display. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 29, 2015
  • Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | June 29, 2015

Posted On: 9:34 a.m. | June 29, 2015

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Northern California, where tens of thousands of people turned out for San Francisco's 45th annual Pride Parade. View Post»

Photo workshop shows rising tide lifts all boats
  • Andreo Resurreccion Bongco

Photo workshop shows rising tide lifts all boats

Posted On: 9:10 a.m. | June 29, 2015

By Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times We teach the basics of ISO, shutter speed, aperture and depth of field -- and then put the fundamentals immediately to the test. Underexpose, compose and wait for the moment. Make the image in the camera now, not later with apps and filters. Make life’s colors pop. Participants in the South Pacific Photo Workshop 4.0 ranged in skill. Some were quite... View Post»

1933 dedication of 6th Street bridge
  • Los Angeles Times

1933 dedication of 6th Street bridge

Posted On: 12:50 a.m. | June 29, 2015

1933 dedication ceremonies of 6th Street bridge and viaduct, built at a cost of $2,383,271. 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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