Pictures in the News | Feb. 4, 2015


In Wednesday’s Pictures in the News, the crash of a TransAsia plane is captured by the dashboard camera of a passing car. The turboprop plane clipped a taxi and an elevated motorway before crashing into the Keelung river outside Taiwan’s capital, Taipei. Valhalla, N.Y.: Firefighters work the scene of a Tuesday crash of a Metro-North […]

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Pictures in the News | Feb. 3, 2015


Tuesday’s Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where remnants of a bad snowstorm has forced today’s parade for the NFL’s Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots to be postponed.

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Pictures in the News | Feb. 2, 2015


In today’s Pictures in the News: Beverly Hills – Julianne Moore arrives at the Beverly Hills Hilton for the Oscar Nominee’s Luncheon for the 87th Academy Awards. Washington, D.C. – President Barack Obama takes a closer look at the silver hockey stick he was given by the National Hockey League champions Los Angeles Kings in […]

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The Week in Pictures | Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 2015


Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Travel bans were lifted in New York City and New Jersey and parts of Connecticut earlier this week after a storm predicted to be a crippling, city-crushing monster veered east and unleashed its wrath on New England.

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Pictures in the News | January 30, 2015


Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where Death Row Records founder Marion “Suge” Knight turned himself into the Los Angeles County Sheriffs department in connection with a hit-and-run incident that left one man dead and another injured.

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Sea lion pup watching traffic


A sea lion pup, apparently driven ashore by heavy surf, watches traffic in Capistrano Beach.

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Pictures in the News | Jan. 29, 2015


Thursday’s Pictures in the News beging in Mexico, where rescuers work amid the wreckage caused by an explosion that ripped through a children’s hospital in Mexico City on Thursday, killing scores of people and injuring dozens, including 22 children.

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Giving kids a platform to be heard


I am inspired by the youth I work with and privileged to hear their stories. Through photography I want students to discover that their voices carry a weight of importance and add a unique narrative to the world of storytelling. I enter each classroom wanting students to learn something new about themselves. Through reflective prompts and discussions, they begin to tap into an awareness of self and society that isn’t always addressed at home or school.

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Happy birthday to President Roosevelt


After President Franklin D. Roosevelt took office in 1933, his Jan. 30th birthday became a nation wide celebration – and fund raising effort to fight polio.

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Pictures in the News | Jan. 28, 2015


In Wednesday’s Pictures in the News, a Kurdish fighter and his son walk down a street in the Syrian town of Kobane, a strategic prize on the Turkish border that Kurdish forces recaptured this week from Islamic State militants. Monterey Park: A man prays at a makeshift memorial for  crossing guard Abel Flores Castellanos, 76, […]

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Auschwitz-Birkenau | A look back at the ‘city of death’


Auschwitz, known by its survivors as a city of death, has come to symbolize human brutality in its most sophisticated and horrific form. The sprawling complex was the site of the murder of more than 1.1 million people, approximately 900,000 of them Jews.

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Pictures in the News | January 27, 2015


Tuesday’s Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where travel bans were lifted in New York City and New Jersey and parts of Connecticut after a storm predicted to be a crippling, city-crushing monster veered east and unleashed its wrath on New England.

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1964 aluminized fire-protection suit


Test engineer John Hand ends walk through 3,000 degree gasoline fire in demonstration of new aluminized fire protection suit.

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Pictures in the News | Jan. 26, 2015


Monday’s Pictures in the News starts off with our coverage of the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards backstage and on the red carpet at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. New York: People in the Northeast brace for the incoming blizzard. Los Angeles: A visitor adds to an expressionist-like reflection in the windows of the […]

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The Week in Pictures | January 19 – 25, 2015


Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, we begin in the Middle East, where mourners gather around the grave of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah at the Al-Oud cemetery in Riyadh. Foreign leaders gathered in the Saudi capital for the funeral of the ruler of the world’s top oil exporter.

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Pictures in the News | January 23, 2015


Friday’s Pictures in the News begins along the Central Coast, where he crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Blackfin suit up in tactical gear before a training exercise at dusk during their patrol mission along the California Coast.

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Times’ Scout Party trips to Death Valley


In the 1930s and 40s, Los Angeles Times Outdoor Editor Lynn J. Rogers wrote the “Scout Party” travelogue column on day trips around Southern California. Death Valley was one of his favorite locations.

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Pictures in the News | January 22, 2015


Thursday’s Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where Orange County Fire Authority PIO Steve Concialdi walks through the charred remains of a condo in San Juan Capistrano, where a 3-year-old boy and his mother lost their lives.

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Newport Beach high tide


Christopher, 5, in bow, and Brandon Lisk, 14, paddle down 20th Street near Balboa Boulevard in Newport Beach as high tides of 7.7 feet made Newport Bay a bit larger than usual.

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Pictures in the News | Jan. 21, 2015


In Wednesday’s Pictures in the News, Liana Hovhonnisyan enjoys the sunny weather and a walk around Los Angeles’ Lincoln Park lake near a mural titled “The Wall — Las Memorias.” The mural is one of six that are part of a monument memorializing victims of AIDS. San Juan Capistrano: The Orange County Fire Authority’s public […]

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1979 Brown for president rock concert


The first of two Gov. Brown for President fund-raising rock concerts kicks off with five hours of music at the San Diego Sports Arena.

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Pictures in the News | January 20, 2015


Tuesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Orange County, where friends and family mark the one-year anniversary of the nightclub brawl that led to the death of Kim Pham, a 23-year-old Chapman University graduate at the now-shuttered Crosby Bar and Nightclub in downtown Santa Ana. Staying in the Southland, spectators are caught in a reflection for the movie, “Selma,” along the parade route of the 30th Annual Kingdom Day Parade honoring Martin Luther King Jr. in Los Angeles.

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Photographer gets wet


Photographer gets hit by large wave during storm driven high surf hitting Southern California beaches.

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Pictures in the News | Jan. 19, 2015


In Monday’s Pictures in the News a speech by Martin Luther King Jr. is commemorated at the Temple Israel of Hollywood. Manila: Pope Francis greets the crowd after celebrating Mass at a park. The pope celebrated Mass with millions of singing and cheering Catholics in the Philippine capital on Sunday, in one of the world’s […]

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Review: Fotodiox Pro FlapJack LED Edge Light C-200R


Fotodiox has entered the market with a variety of shapes and sizes in LED lights. It really is a convenient way to light your subject. I tried out the Fotodiox Flapjack-C200R Fotodiox Pro FlapJack LED Edge Light C-200R-7 Inch Round Ultrathin, Daylight LED Dimmable Light.

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The Week in Pictures | January 12 – 18, 2015


Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. An act of terrorism brought nations together after armed jihadist stormed the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hedbo.

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