Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Boys captured with a fish-eye lens on Mission Beach in San Diego.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pablo Gil Garcia

Daniel Rodriguez, 10, during Mexican Independence Day festivities in East Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Steve Saldivar

"Even escalators can be romantic sometimes..." photographer Salina Canizales wrote of this image of a couple on an escalator in a downtown L.A. Metro station.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Salina Canizales

Lights and confetti in Chinatown.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lenny Lloyd de Silva

A balloon floats over a couple silhouetted by an advertising kiosk at Paseo Colorado in Pasadena.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dana Barsuhn

The Wave of Flags, a memorial for the victims of 9/11, features 2,977 full-size flags standing high atop Pepperdine University's front lawn.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Terrell Woods

Photographer Paolo Pamintuan's daughter doesn't want to be a fairy or a princess, instead preferring this one-size-too-small astronaut costume.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paolo Pamintuan

The photographer's 7-year-old daughter gets in one last swim before the start of school.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kelly Mitch

The newly opened Cars Land at Disney's California Adventure in Anaheim looks more like somewhere in the middle of the desert.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shawn S. Park

Mike Turturro of the Los Angeles-based blues band the Forty Fours leans on an upright bass during a show at the Tropics Lounge in Fullerton.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kim C. Martin

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Pictures in the News | Sept. 11, 2012

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Indonesian firefighters battle a blaze burning on the Valerine passenger ship at Menado port, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Kids are kids as...   View Post»

   

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Pictures in the News | Aug. 8, 2012

Wednesday's Pictures in the News includes images of flooding in the Philippines, a police manhunt in Long Beach, a hot night in Sicily and more.  View Post»

   

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Pictures in the News | January 4, 2012

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Reader photos: Best of Southern California Moments for September

This month’s best of Southern California Moments reflect the end of summer. The boys on the beach with the soccer ball, the young girl splashing in the pool, and the boy in the parade with a makeshift lasso. Summer photos in Southern California are often brighter and more festive, and very often have a lighthearted, whimsical feel.

Another pattern in this month’s photos is the number of children present. The kids are out of school, and their parents are documenting their days at home. There are two photos in this month’s favorites from parents capturing pictures of their children, both of them cute, intimate and interesting images. Paolo Pamintuan’s little girl would rather be an astronaut, and Kelly Mitch perfectly captures her daughter’s head just above the surface of the water.

This month’s selects end on a quieter note, with Shawn S. Park’s landscape of Disney’s California Adventure, and Kim C. Martin’s photograph of Mike Turturro of the Forty Fours leaning, eyes closed, on his upright bass during a show in Fullerton.

It might be strange to note a change in seasons in Southern California — a land famously without real “seasons” — but the change in weather and daylight hours definitely affect people’s photography: more night shots, more rain shots and better light due to cloudy or overcast skies as opposed to the bright, cloudless summer days. I’m looking forward to it.

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1 Comment

  1. November 6, 2012, 6:02 am

    Worth a look.

    By: Tim Jagoe

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