Picture Editor

Lloyd Young

Young is a picture editor for the Metro section, produces Globe staff video, and is one of the editors for The Big Picture blog. He previously worked for newspapers in Ohio, Illinois, and Florida, and has won awards from the National Press Photographers Association and Pictures of the Year International. He earned his master’s degree from Ohio University.

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Chinese New Year 2015

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The Chinese Lunar New Year began Feb. 19 ushering in the Year of the Sheep, according to the Chinese zodiac. The new year also marks the beginning of the Spring Festival in China, which continues until the Lantern Festival on the 15th day.

Carnival and Mardi Gras 2015

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Pre-Lenten celebrations around the globe, including Carnival and Mardi Gras, wrapped up earlier this week before the marking of Ash Wednesday. Historians say the tradition dates back to Roman times, when the newly converted Christians retained vestiges of their pagan festival, “Lupercalia,” as a period of celebration before the penance during the 40 days of Lent.

Snow keeps piling up in New England

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The record-breaking snow amounts just keep piling up since the blizzard that hit the Northeast in late January, causing major commuting issues, damage to property, and sore backs across the region.

Globe photos of the month, January 2015

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Here’s a look at just some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month including the coverage of winter storms, a new governor taking office and the Patriots playoff run to the Super Bowl.