Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Oakland Hills fire, 1991
  • Ellen Jaskol / Los Angeles Times

Oakland Hills fire, 1991

Posted On: 12:01 a.m. | October 20, 2011

On Sunday, Oct. 20, 1991, fire swept through the Oakland Hills killing 25 and destroying about 3,000 homes. View Post»

Joan Crawford at premiere of 'Torch Song'

Joan Crawford at premiere of ‘Torch Song’

Posted On: 12:07 a.m. | October 19, 2011

Actress Joan Crawford autographs a large portrait of herself as she attends premiere of her movie, "Torch Song." View Post»

Praying in jail
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Praying in jail

Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | October 18, 2011

Alfred Wells, 31, kneels in his cell to pray, following his conviction in San Bernardino on all counts in triple murder. View Post»

New cupola for Cathedral of St. Vibiana
  • Steve Fontanini / Los Angeles Times

New cupola for Cathedral of St. Vibiana

Posted On: 12:01 a.m. | October 17, 2011

Workers place a new cupola atop Cathedral of Saint Vibiana as a $500, 000 renovation was almost complete. View Post»

Walking the plank
  • George Strock / Los Angeles Times

Walking the plank

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | October 14, 2011

After her car stalled out in curb deep water, a friend of Helen Lawrence located a plank to dry land: another car. View Post»

Pulling a tiger by the tail
  • Steve Fontanini / Los Angeles Times

Pulling a tiger by the tail

Posted On: 12:52 a.m. | October 13, 2011

Henry, a tranquilized 300 pound Bengal tiger, is dragged by Dr. Charles Sedgwick to a level spot so he can be given a vaccination and blood test. View Post»

Rainy day jolt
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Rainy day jolt

Posted On: 12:28 a.m. | October 12, 2011

The engine and transmission of a Los Angeles County Sheriff's car sits on street in Carson following a traffic accident. View Post»

Trade Tech photo class
  • Ray Graham / Los Angeles Times

Trade Tech photo class

Posted On: 12:19 a.m. | October 11, 2011

Los Angeles Trade Tech Junior College photography class gets a photo session with actress Joan Vohs. View Post»

Labor for vegetables
  • Los Angeles Times

Labor for vegetables

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | October 7, 2011

After working in fields, self-help co-operative members collect their wages in vegetables. View Post»

Red Cross Day at Hollywood Park
  • Los Angeles Times

Red Cross Day at Hollywood Park

Posted On: 12:06 a.m. | October 6, 2011

Hollywood stars Don Ameche, Hedy Lamarr and Jimmy Stewart attend Hollywood Park during Red Cross Day. View Post»

Nabbed at the scene
  • Don Cormier / Los Angeles Times

Nabbed at the scene

Posted On: 12:46 a.m. | October 5, 2011

Business owners detain accused service station robber. View Post»

The helpful voice that answers 411
  • Los Angeles Times

The helpful voice that answers 411

Posted On: 12:43 a.m. | October 4, 2011

Back when dialing information - 411 - was free, many callers were just looking for a friendly voice. View Post»

Bobby Walston upended

Bobby Walston upended

Posted On: 12:39 a.m. | October 3, 2011

In this six photo sequence, Norm Van Brocklin passes to Eagle teammate Bobby Walston who gets upended by the Colts Andy Nelson. View Post»

The 1910 bombing of the Los Angeles Times
  • C.C. Pierce collection / The Huntington Library

The 1910 bombing of the Los Angeles Times

Posted On: 12:50 a.m. | September 30, 2011

The 1910 bombing of the Los Angeles Times kills 20 and injures about 100. View Post»

Orson Welles rejected by Army
  • Los Angeles Times

Orson Welles rejected by Army

Posted On: 2:46 p.m. | September 28, 2011

Orson Welles leaves his Army physical after being rejected for military service and given a 4-F draft status. View Post»

Cowboy actor vs real western bad man
  • Al Markodo / Los Angeles Times

Cowboy actor vs real western bad man

Posted On: 1:08 a.m. | September 28, 2011

Television's Wyatt Earp, Actor Hugh O'Brian, on left, and Al Jennings, onetime western bad man, draw guns for Los Angeles Times staff photographer Al Markado. O'Brien won, but Jennings at 93 had the experience to make the shot count - if he needed too. 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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