Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Wrinkles criss-cross a homeless man's face on the Santa Monica Pier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mehdi Bouqua

A Valentine's balloon and hazy reflections on the wall in Hermosa Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alex JD Smith

Beating the heat in the San Fernando Valley.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kelly Mitch

A man rides a water-powered jet pack in Newport Harbor on the Fourth of July.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rodrigo Pascualy

A curvaceous sculpture in Little Tokyo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Don Feinstein

A bee on a magnolia flower, photographed from on top of a Silver Lake garage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Will Campbell

A photo of the photographer's son, Jakob, playing with seaweed in Venice

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anders Dahl

A fellow photographer captures "an Eggleston-esque moment" in Venice.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Susan Catherine Weber

Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick plays against the Dodgers on June 25. The Angels won that day, 6-1, at Dodger Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: César Corona

Birds on a utility pole in Glendale.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kristina Krause

A boy, a wild pigeon and a bouncing baby girl on a late afternoon in Macarthur Park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sahra Sulaiman

A feisty mime seen during Art Walk in downtown L.A.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eric Kim

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Reader Photos: Best of Southern California Moments for July

Pictures in the News | Aug. 7, 2012

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Reader Photos: Best of Southern California Moments for July

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Reader Photos: Best of Southern California Moments for July

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Political youth camp at Russia's Lake Seliger

Kremlin youth camp at Russia's Lake Seliger

They wake up to the Russian national anthem and gather near the main stage lined with huge portraits of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his boss (on paper, at least),...   View Post»

Reader Photos: Best of Southern California Moments for July

From looking at July’s images it’s obvious we’re in the middle of summer — jumping through a sprinkler on a hot day, playing on the beach, baseball games, water-powered jet packs.

Jet packs?

This month we crossed an important milestone. At 1,977 images, our first user gallery just got too big! That’s not counting the 6,098 items that have been submitted (at the time of writing) to our L.A. Times Community group on Flickr. That’s more than 8,000 total images, in 214 days. In the meantime we’ve created a second gallery readers may submit their images to, but we’re still considering photos from the first.

For the first week of August we’re challenging you to go mobile. Break out Instagram, boot up Hipstamatic, just tell us what app you’re using and what phone you shot it with. We’ll be publishing mobile — and only mobile — photos all week.

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