Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Civilians trained to fire Ft. MacArthur's guns
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Civilians trained to fire Ft. MacArthur’s guns

Posted On: 12:21 a.m. | February 12, 2014

Members of the Progressive Business Club of Long Beach load 12-inch mortar during training of civilians at Ft. MacArthur. View Post»

1980 homecoming for Tom Petty
  • George Rose / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

1980 homecoming for Tom Petty

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | February 11, 2014

Tom Petty during sold out 1980 concert at the Inglewood Forum. View Post»

Gorman after a 1948 snowstorm
  • Ray Graham / Los Angeles Times

Gorman after a 1948 snowstorm

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | February 10, 2014

The Ridge Route through Gorman after first major storm of the 1947-48 season. View Post»

Lockheed SST mockup unveiled
  • R.L. Oliver / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Lockheed SST mockup unveiled

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | February 7, 2014

Three technicians walk on the left delta wing of the full scale mockup of Lockheed supersonic transport that stretches 273 feet from nose to tail. View Post»

Beatlemania arrives in Los Angeles
  • Cal Montney / Los Angeles Times

Beatlemania arrives in Los Angeles

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | February 5, 2014

Beatle fan frenzy in Los Angeles peaked each August from 1964 to 1966. View Post»

Parking lot jammed by transit strike
  • Bill Murphy / Los Angeles Times

Parking lot jammed by transit strike

Posted On: 12:21 a.m. | February 4, 2014

Parking lot attendant Billy Funkhouser "gives up" as Sue Diane Blanke asks him to get her car out of lot jammed by extra cars during transit strike. View Post»

Overturned beer truck
  • Con Keyes / Los Angeles Times

Overturned beer truck

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | February 3, 2014

Old Milwaukee beer cans and cartons clog the transition road of the Ventura Freeway to the southbound Golden State Freeway. View Post»

Hill Street tunnels in the fog
  • Howard Maxwell / Los Angeles Times

Hill Street tunnels in the fog

Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | January 31, 2014

Hill Street tunnels seen from Temple on a fogbound night. The tunnels connected Temple St. with 1st St. View Post»

Los Angeles County Hall of Justice
  • R.L. Oliver / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles County Hall of Justice

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | January 30, 2014

Los Angeles County Hall of Justice on a smoggy day. View Post»

Conflicting traffic signals
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Conflicting traffic signals

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | January 29, 2014

The intersection of 5th and Grand has conflicting semaphore traffic signals. One says "stop" and the other says "go." View Post»

1960 pileup at Ascot Park
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

1960 pileup at Ascot Park

Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | January 28, 2014

A.J. Shepard, driving car No. 55, watches helplessly as Roger McCluskey's car, No. 90, climbs up the roof of his car after collision in United States Auto Club sprint car race at Ascot Park. View Post»

Devo: Shining it on at the Forum in 1981
  • Iris Schneider / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Devo: Shining it on at the Forum in 1981

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | January 27, 2014

Lights and flash feature Devo's act at the Inglewood Forum. View Post»

1952 Los Angeles River rescue
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

1952 Los Angeles River rescue

Posted On: 12:07 a.m. | January 24, 2014

Fireman James Hassen lifts Jim Rossetto,13, by hair after the boy and Fireman John Reeves reach bank during rescue in Los Angeles River near Glassell Park neighborhood in Northeast Los Angeles. View Post»

Got off with a warning citation
  • Cliff Otto / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Got off with a warning citation

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | January 23, 2014

Randy West, 11, of Westminster is unhappy after receiving a warning citation for riding his minibike in the vacant land between Huntington Beach Center and the San Diego Freeway. View Post»

Creedence Clearwater Revival 1969 concert
  • Cal Montney / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Creedence Clearwater Revival 1969 concert

Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | January 22, 2014

Creedence Clearwater Revival performs before a capacity house at the Forum. View Post»

High winds in 1970s
  • Al Markado / Los Angeles Times

High winds in 1970s

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | January 21, 2014

Wind damage in the early 1970s. View Post»


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.


  • Jeff Amlotte
  • Don Bartletti
  • Liz O. Baylen
  • Mark Boster
  • Bob Chamberlin
  • Bryan Chan
  • Michael Robinson Chavez
  • Myung J. Chun
  • Jay L. Clendenin
  • Carolyn Cole
  • Anne Cusack
  • Barbara Davidson
  • Ricardo DeAratanha
  • Gina Ferazzi
  • Gary Friedman
  • Robert Gauthier
  • Lawrence K. Ho
  • Don Kelsen
  • Irfan Khan
  • Glenn Koenig
  • Robert Lachman
  • Rick Loomis
  • Kirk McKoy
  • Mel Melcon
  • Genaro Molina
  • Francine Orr
  • Allen J. Schaben
  • Al Seib
  • Luis Sinco
  • Wally Skalij
  • Brian van der Brug


Need help or have a question?

Visit our FAQ page »