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Review: The Autographer - Spontaneous hand- and eye-free photography
  • Ken Kwok / Los Angeles Times

Review: The Autographer – Spontaneous hand- and eye-free photography

Posted On: 3:46 p.m. | November 10, 2014

Long before the photographic term "selfie" entered mainstream culture to annoying effect, there was  the "hip shot." Popularized by street photographers, shooting from the hip meant that  the camera was discreetly placed on the hip or other chosen angle and with nary a glance through the viewfinder, pointed in the subject's direction to make a totally candid picture from a fresh and... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 10, 2014

Pictures in the News | Nov. 10, 2014

Posted On: 12:59 p.m. | November 10, 2014

In Monday's Pictures in the News, mourners remember a 21-year-old Army veteran who was shot and killed early Sunday morning following a dispute at a party in Sylmar that was held to celebrate his homecoming. Triangle, Va.: Active-duty military personnel and veterans hold U.S. flags during a naturalization ceremony ahead of Veterans Day at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. The 239th... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Nov. 3–9, 2014
  • Sebastian Kahnert / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | Nov. 3–9, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | November 7, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week marks the one-year anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The storm was one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded, devastating portions of Southeast Asia, particularly the Philippines, killing at least 6,300 people in that country alone. View Post»

A piece of history | The Berlin Wall 25 years after the fall
  • Jae C. Hong / Associated Press

A piece of history | The Berlin Wall 25 years after the fall

Posted On: 11:20 a.m. | November 7, 2014

The wall that once separated East from West Berlin has largely disappeared from the city. The few sections that remain stand as potent monuments to the ideological divisions of the Cold War. But 25 years after the Berlin Wall fell, some 120 parts of it can now be found in more than 40 countries, from Britain to South Africa and the United States. The Berlin Wall was built by the East German... View Post»


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