Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

People take part in the traditional dragon dance in the molten iron. The dragon dance in molten iron, "Wu Huo Long" in Chinese, is a traditional custom to celebrate the Lantern Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Getty Images / Getty Images

Thousands of Thai Buddhist monks chant during a lantern lighting to celebrate Makha Bucha day at Dhammakaya Temple in Pathum Thani province, on the outskirts of Bangkok. Known as the day of the Fourfold Assembly, it is one of the holiest days to commemorate the day that Lord Buddha gave the first sermon on the essence of Buddhism in to his ordained 1,250 monk disciples.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RUNGROJ YONGRIT / EPA

People walk around the Buddha statue holding candles for prayers during Makha Bucha Day at Buddhist Park. It is celebrated by Buddhist monks in local temples across Thailand.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Athit Perawongmetha / Getty Images AsiaPac

Thousands of Indian Hindu devotees walk across pontoon bridges at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati on Maghi Purnima, or the full-moon day, considered an auspicious bathing day, during the Maha Kumbh festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated Press

Nepalese Hindu devotees perform a bathing ritual on the last day of the month-long Swasthani Festival in the Hanumante River at Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP

A Palestinian takes cover behind a trash container during clashes next to the Israeli military prison Ofer, south of the West Bank town of Ramallah. Palestinians clashed with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank after the funeral of a Palestinian who died in an Israeli jail.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ATEF SAFADI / EPA

Palestinian mourners carry the body of Arafat Jaradat, an inmate who died in an Israeli prison, during his funeral in the West Bank village of Sair.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARCO LONGARI / AFP

Footprints in the snow betray busy pedestrian traffic in a snow-covered street in Vitoria, northern Spain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADRIAN RUIZ DE HIERRO / EFE

The sun rises in Seaside Heights, N.J., behind the Jet Star Roller Coaster, which has been sitting in the ocean after part of the Funtown Pier was destroyed during Superstorm Sandy last year. The private owners of the amusement pier are working with insurers to devise a plan to dismantle the ride and get it out of the ocean.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Evans / Associated Press

More galleries on Framework

return to gallery

Noche de Altares in Santa Ana

Noche de Altares in Santa Ana

By Luis Sinco, Los Angeles Times Tens of thousands of Southern Californians descended on...   View Post»

   

The Year in Pictures | 2012

The Year in Pictures | 2012

As 2012 draws to a close, Framework looks back on an eventful year, documented by the photojournalists of the Los Angeles Times. Enjoy.  View Post»

   

Pictures in the News | February 25, 2013

Pictures in the News | June 20, 2012

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News: A mass yoga class marks the summer solstice in Times Square in New York; Gentoo penguins mark the first anniversary of the opening of their...   View Post»

   

Dail-up Internet – Welcome to Darwin

Darwin, Calif., seeks to evolve from dial-up Internet

Darwin is a former mining town cloistered in the high desert mountains between Death Valley National Park and the China Lake naval weapons testing center. Finding it isn’t...   View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 25, 2013

In Monday’s Pictures in the News: Thousands of Thai Buddhist monks chant during a lantern lighting to celebrate Makha Bucha day at Dhammakaya Temple in Pathum Thani province, Nepalese Hindu devotees perform a bathing ritual on the last day of the month-long Swasthani Festival in the Hanumante River at Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu; people take part in the traditional dragon dance in the molten iron in Dazhou, Sichuan province of China; and there’s more.

No comments yet

Add a comment or a question.

If you are under 13 years of age you may read this message board, but you may not participate. Here are the full legal terms you agree to by using this comment form.

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until they've been approved.

Required

Required, will not be published