Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

1955 auction of Daily News property
  • Ray Graham / Los Angeles Times

1955 auction of Daily News property

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | June 3, 2015

Auction at former Los Angeles Daily News. Auctioneer offers darkroom, composing room, office and other equipment during sale at 1257 S. Los Angeles Street. View Post»

Venice Corner in 1926
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Venice Corner in 1926

Posted On: 12:25 a.m. | June 2, 2015

Corner of Trolly Way and Windward Ave. in Venice. Building at upper left has Chamber of Commerce sign on it. View Post»

1951 Chavez Ravine protest
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1951 Chavez Ravine protest

Posted On: 12:18 a.m. | June 1, 2015

April 26, 1951: About 400 property owners crowded into a Los Angeles City Planning Commission meeting to protest against a proposal to build a $33 million public housing project in Chavez Ravine. A story in the April 27, 1951, Los Angeles Times reported: Between 400 and 500 persons yesterday crowded into a hearing of the City Planning Commission, most of them to register protests against... View Post»

Orson Welles lights up Musical Fiesta
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Orson Welles lights up Musical Fiesta

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | May 29, 2015

Orson Welles poses for a Los Angeles Times photographer to promote the Southern California Musical Fiesta held June 1, 1940. View Post»

Time carves out a sculpture park at Joshua Tree
  • Cal Montney / Los Angeles Times

Time carves out a sculpture park at Joshua Tree

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | May 28, 2015

Rock formations in Joshua Tree appear to be sculptures. View Post»

Photographers covering the Golden Apple Awards
  • George Rose / Los Angeles Times

Photographers covering the Golden Apple Awards

Posted On: 12:05 a.m. | May 26, 2015

Photographers covering arrivals at the Hollywood Women's Press Club's Golden Apple Awards. View Post»

Baby oil, Seal Beach-style, 1966
  • Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times

Baby oil, Seal Beach-style, 1966

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | May 23, 2015

Paul Biaz, 10 months, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben J. Biaz of El Monte, is caked with oil after crawling on sand near the Seal Beach Pier. An unknown oil slick extended from Long Beach to Huntington Beach. View Post»

Oh boy, new shoes!
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times

Oh boy, new shoes!

Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | May 22, 2015

Racing horse gets new shoes at Santa Anita. View Post»

Marilyn Monroe 'Art' photo sellers convicted
  • Nelson Tiffany / Mirror-News

Marilyn Monroe ‘Art’ photo sellers convicted

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | May 20, 2015

Marilyn Monroe poses for photographers during trial against Jerry Karpman and Morrie Kaplan. View Post»

Lone ranger of Santa Barbara Island

Lone ranger of Santa Barbara Island

Posted On: 12:32 a.m. | May 19, 2015

Channel Islands park ranger Reed McCluskey makes his way to a small lighthouse called Arch Point on tiny and treeless Santa Barbara Island. View Post»

1943 strike removes streetcars from Broadway
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

1943 strike removes streetcars from Broadway

Posted On: 12:31 p.m. | May 17, 2015

Twenty four-hour strike removes streetcars form Broadway. View Post»

1984 Mac attack

1984 Mac attack

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | May 15, 2015

Daniel Chadwick stands atop McDonald's sign he toppled in North Hollywood. The site was involved in a legal dispute. View Post»

1940 protest at Los Angeles City Hall
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1940 protest at Los Angeles City Hall

Posted On: 12:21 a.m. | May 14, 2015

More than 1000 protestors assemble on the Los Angeles City Hall steps under auspices of Workers' Alliance and Labor's Nonpartisan League, demanding "jobs, not relief." View Post»

Pinnacles National Monument
  • Martin Litton / Los Angeles Times

Pinnacles National Monument

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | May 13, 2015

April 1954: Section of the Pinnacles National Monument, left photo, where 30,000,000 years ago spewing volcanoes laid down fantastic formations. Boulders, right photo, some weighing 50,000 tons, stick between walls in Pinnacles Monument, now the Pinnacles National Park. These two photos by staff writer Martin Litton accompanied his story in the April 11, 1954 Los Angeles Times that began: ... View Post»

1975 visit with Stan Lee
  • Rick Meyer / Los Angeles Times

1975 visit with Stan Lee

Posted On: 6:00 a.m. | May 12, 2015

Stan Lee, publisher of Marvel Comics, largest comic firm in the nation, believes the state of his art is improving. View Post»

Solitary life suited hermit of Hardrock Gulch just fine
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Solitary life suited hermit of Hardrock Gulch just fine

Posted On: 12:26 a.m. | May 11, 2015

Christine Love, 94, hasn't paid much attention to the ways of the outside world since moving to her miner's shack in 1931. View Post»

Framework

Framework, the photography and video blog of the Los Angeles Times, celebrates the power and explores the craft of visual storytelling. The blog highlights the work of Times photojournalists who frame by frame, document the drama, the emotion and sometimes the humor of life. Framework also aims to serve as a resource hub for photography, multimedia and video enthusiasts who share our passion. We will trade insights and discuss the tools and techniques of telling stories through images. Have a look and let us know what you think.

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