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Sweeping intersection
  • George Rose / Los Angeles Times

Sweeping intersection

Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | March 15, 2013

Nov. 1980: Aerial photo of the intersection of the Harbor (110) and Santa Monica (10) freeways just southwest of downtown Los Angeles. View Post»

Bubbles promotes a movie
  • R. L Oliver / Los Angeles Times

Bubbles promotes a movie

Posted On: 12:24 a.m. | March 14, 2013

Bubbles, a three ton, 14-year-old elephant is towed on pontoon water skies through Marina del Rey to promote the movie "Honky Tonk Freeway" in which she performs the stunt. View Post»

Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Angels - 1925
  • David Mann / Los Angeles Times

Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Angels – 1925

Posted On: 12:56 a.m. | March 13, 2013

Chicago Cubs' Charlie Grimm is thrown out at first with Los Angeles Angel's pitcher Elmer Phillips taking the throw. View Post»

St. Francis Dam collapse
  • Harry C. Anderson / Los Angeles Times

St. Francis Dam collapse

Posted On: 12:49 a.m. | March 12, 2013

The March 12, 1928 collapse of St. Francis Dam, in terms of loss of life, is the second-greatest disaster in California history - the first being the San Francisco Earthquake and fires of 1906. View Post»

PPAGLA exhibit at City Hall
  • Scott Harrison / Los Angeles Times

PPAGLA exhibit at City Hall

Posted On: 12:44 a.m. | March 8, 2013

Associated Press photographer Nick Ut talks with Sara Cannon, Art Curator for the Los Angeles City Hall Bridge Gallery at the Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles exhibit. View Post»

Volcano covers Costa Rican valley in ash
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Volcano covers Costa Rican valley in ash

Posted On: 12:32 a.m. | March 8, 2013

On Mar. 19, 1963, the Costa Rican volcano Irazu began an eruption that lasted into 1965. San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica was daily buried by ash. View Post»

Wally listens to satellite television

Wally listens to satellite television

Posted On: 12:55 a.m. | March 7, 2013

Cathy Zappala-Simpson, left, Wally and Jim Simpson watch television at their Dana Point. They are new small satellite dish customers. View Post»

Playing through
  • George Fry / Los Angeles Times

Playing through

Posted On: 12:48 a.m. | March 6, 2013

Golfers ignore airplane sitting at the Penmar Golf Course in Venice. View Post»

Ecology fashion show
  • Bill Varie / Los Angeles Times

Ecology fashion show

Posted On: 12:25 a.m. | March 5, 2013

Jay Maushardt, 6, of Sherman Oaks, wears a gas mask and plays with his toys during Echo-Action Day Fashion Show at California Mart. Model in a "mother earth" costume walks past. View Post»

Los Angeles International Airport fogged in
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles International Airport fogged in

Posted On: 12:45 a.m. | March 4, 2013

American Airlines' flight engineer Frank Nusser, left, and Capt. Don Young wait by their aircraft for fog to lift at Los Angeles International Airport. View Post»

Ripped American flag
  • Steve Fontanini / Los Angeles Times

Ripped American flag

Posted On: 12:26 a.m. | March 1, 2013

While sitting in police custody, Jesus Farias Iglesias, 28, is framed by the United States flag he tore off a staff in Olvera Street, ripped and trampled. View Post»

Coach Magic Johnson
  • Vince Compagnone / Los Angeles Times

Coach Magic Johnson

Posted On: 11:25 a.m. | February 28, 2013

With the 1993-1994 Lakers stuck in neutral, owner Dr. Jerry Buss tried to shake up the team. Coach Randy Pfund was let go and Magic Johnson brought in. View Post»

1941 L.A. Times photo staff
  • Los Angeles Times

1941 L.A. Times photo staff

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | February 27, 2013

The 1941 photo staff of the Los Angeles Times gathers for a group portrait. View Post»

Los Angeles Times cameras
  • Randy McBride / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times cameras

Posted On: 12:56 a.m. | February 25, 2013

Studio photo of old Los Angeles Times photography equipment. View Post»

It's Oscar Time! 2013
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times

It’s Oscar Time! 2013

Posted On: 12:06 a.m. | February 22, 2013

Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, is the 85th Academy Awards show. It's time for a From the Archive look at Oscar ceremonies and winners. View Post»

1968 Academy Awards delayed
  • Don Cormier / Los Angeles Times

1968 Academy Awards delayed

Posted On: 12:23 a.m. | February 21, 2013

Apr 10, 1968: Arrivals at the Academy Awards outside the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. 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.


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