| Dec 23, 2014
| 3:31 PM
In 1960, photographer Bruce Davidson needed an escape route. He had just spent 11 months in Brooklyn shooting a teenage street gang for Esquire magazine, and now he found himself getting unwanted attention from grown-up gangsters who suspected Davidson...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Lil Bub, Grumpy Cat and other felines of the World Wide Interweb, take note: If you want your fame to be timeless, curl up to a celebrity.
That much is clear after one spin through "Hollywood Cats" (ACC Distribution, $45), the new photo book of...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Art books offer just the sort of indulgence that makes for a great gift: They're so beautiful, yet people often hesitate to spend that kind of money on themselves. Here are a few standouts for your shopping list.
Vintage Black Glamour by Nichelle Gainer...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Early last month the U.S. Forest Service posted a proposed regulation that seemed to set the stage for government control of journalists’ access to public lands, with the added insult of wanting to charge hikers for photographing or filming their...
| Oct 3, 2014
A collection of landscape photography sounds like the stuff of postcards and calendars. But "Landmark," a new collection of landscape photography curated by William A. Ewing, has higher aims: It works to explore the relationship between people and place...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Gabriel Carbajal went on a group tour of the Los Angeles Times’ Olympic printing plant last week, and while he says that he found the tour fascinating, it caused him to reflect.
As much as technology has advanced at the plant over the years,...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Going through the past month's photos is a treat because it's interesting to see what's happening collectively with Southern California photographers and what attracted the eye of the SoCal Moments team.
This month is no different: Call it spring fever,...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Agnieszka Radwanska, ranked fourth in the world and seeded second at this week's Southern California Open in Carlsbad, was recently featured in ESPN The Magazine body issue, which shows athletes tastefully unclothed.
Radwanska's photo shoot had her...
| Jun 22, 2013
Had Facebook existed in 2001, my sons Jackson and Teegan would not exist.
They wouldn't be here because I would have never met Sheri Smith, their mother and my wife of 10 years.
We encountered each other by accident in 2001 because of an error in a...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Nathan Myhrvold, the former Microsoft executive turned cookbook author, doesn't do anything by half measures. The chieftain behind the six-volume, 2,400-page, 43-pound "Modernist Cuisine" this month publishes "The Photography of Modernist Cuisine." It's a...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:32 PM
While the proliferation of cellphone cameras has threatened to make everyone a documentarian, one dedicated photographer has risen above the flood of Instagrams and blurred snapshots to capture the spirit and energy of the surging craft beer movement in...