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Surfer shoots the (broken) pier in Seal Beach
  • Cliff Otto / Los Angeles Times

Surfer shoots the (broken) pier in Seal Beach

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | January 12, 2015

Surfer rides wave through missing middle section of the Seal Beach Municipal Pier, washed out by a Jan. 27, 1983 storm. View Post»

Rapid fire jokes fly on Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In
  • Los Angeles Times

Rapid fire jokes fly on Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In

Posted On: 12:40 a.m. | January 9, 2015

Jokes fly at a machine gun rate on Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In. View Post»

Plane crash on roof
  • Geroge Fry / Los Angeles Times

Plane crash on roof

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | January 7, 2015

Fire stripped fuselage is all that remains of single-engine aircraft that crashed into a Compton house. View Post»

Ghost singer for the stars
  • Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times

Ghost singer for the stars

Posted On: 12:21 a.m. | January 6, 2015

Marni Nixon is a singing ghost whose voice is used for stars in movies. View Post»

Pacific Coast Highway closed by landslide - again
  • Bob Potwin / Los Angeles Times

Pacific Coast Highway closed by landslide – again

Posted On: 10:34 p.m. | January 2, 2015

This is one never-ending Southern California story. A landslide closes Pacific Coast Highway. View Post»

Kicked off the island
  • Maxine Reams / Los Angeles Times

Kicked off the island

Posted On: 12:05 a.m. | January 2, 2015

Harry turns back alligator from Spider Monkey Island at Lion Country Safari. View Post»

Diving catch in the 1960 Rose Bowl
  • Harry Chase / Los Angeles Times

Diving catch in the 1960 Rose Bowl

Posted On: 12:24 a.m. | December 30, 2014

Washington's Lee Folkins makes a diving catch in the endzone giving the Huskies a 24-8 halftime lead over Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl game. View Post»

1935 Rose Parade – 'Golden Legends'
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1935 Rose Parade – ‘Golden Legends’

Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | December 29, 2014

The 1935 Tournament of Roses parade with the theme 'Golden Legends.' View Post»

A mother's prayer
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

A mother’s prayer

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | December 27, 2014

Mrs. Hazel Eades preys at hospital bed for the life of her 7-year old daughter Margaret injured in an automobile accident on Christmas Eve. View Post»

Marilyn Monroe, single again, waves to fans
  • George Lacks / Mirror-News

Marilyn Monroe, single again, waves to fans

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | December 26, 2014

Marilyn Monroe waves to fans while leaving a Santa Monica courthouse following divorce from Joe Demaggio. View Post»

Peace on Earth 1945
  • Julian Robinson / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Peace on Earth 1945

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | December 23, 2014

At Christmas, soldier and family prays following end of World War II. View Post»

Santa helps war widow and her family
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Santa helps war widow and her family

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | December 18, 2014

Los Angeles Times reporter Tom Bridger, as Santa Claus, pays unexpected visit to family of Mrs. Pauline Barrow and her seven children to deliver food, presents and a Christmas tree. View Post»

1938 storm changes Los Angeles River
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1938 storm changes Los Angeles River

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | December 12, 2014

On Feb. 27 and 28, 1938, a storm soaked Southern California with 4.4 inches of rain. Late on March 1, 1938, a new storm arrived dropping 10 inches in Los Angeles and more in mountain areas. Rivers overflowed and dozens were killed. View Post»

L.A. Times photo balloon floats away

L.A. Times photo balloon floats away

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

Los Angeles Times aerial photography project interrupted by lost balloon. View Post»

Griffith Park goose
  • Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times

Griffith Park goose

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

Lori Anne Longworth, 18 months, meets Mike the Goose at Griffith Park Children's Zoo. View Post»

Clown hauled in for old $25 jay-walking ticket
  • Nelson Tiffany / Los Angeles Times

Clown hauled in for old $25 jay-walking ticket

Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | December 9, 2014

Cymbol-Pathetique, the clown, is escorted to the Wilshire police station by officer Al Hogan for old $25 jay-walking ticket. 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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