Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Pictures in the News | April 15, 2014

Pictures in the News | April 15, 2014

Posted On: 4:09 p.m. | April 15, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, the Elks Lodge in San Pedro nearly burned to the ground early Tuesday after a fire started sometime in the middle of the night -- the second blaze on the property this week. Los Angeles: Viewing the lunar eclipse Monday night at the Griffith Observatory. Brooklyn: Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men watch as leavened products burn. The burning of all products... View Post»

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Reader photos: Best of Southern California Moments for March 2014
  • Claudia Eastman

Reader photos: Best of Southern California Moments for March 2014

Posted On: 8:00 a.m. | April 15, 2014

Most good photographers strive to shoot images that will immediately draw the viewer’s eyes to a specific part of the photo. There are many ways to do this -- framing, lining or focus -- but my personal preference is finding the human element. In theory, viewers tend to gravitate to the most recognizable objects. And perhaps nothing highlights the human condition better than photos with... View Post»

L.A. K-POP Festival

L.A. K-POP Festival

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | April 15, 2014

60,000 screaming fans brought the decibel levels way up during the LA K-Pop Festival at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum this past Saturday. The K-Pop music phenomenon is surging in popularity on this side of the Pacific. There are dance schools, karaoke bars and clubs wholly dedicated to the light sugary pop music. I went to the Coliseum to see the fanaticism and spectacle first hand. View Post»

The 2014 Pulitzer Prize photography winners
  • Tyler Hicks / The New York Times

The 2014 Pulitzer Prize photography winners

Posted On: 4:17 p.m. | April 14, 2014

The New York Times took both photography award categories in the 2014 Pulitzer Prize. View Post»

How a future Hollywood producer, at just 16, became a Pulitzer photo finalist
  • Mace Neufeld / Mace Neufeld

How a future Hollywood producer, at just 16, became a Pulitzer photo finalist

Posted On: 9:25 a.m. | April 14, 2014

In time he would become a movie producer and bring to the screen films with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars — “The Hunt for Red October,” “Patriot Games” and “Invictus,” to name a few. But in 1944 he was a 16-year-old high school senior who loved to take pictures and thanks to a bit of luck — and hustle — became a contender for the Pulitzer Prize in photography. View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 14, 2014
  • JIM WATSON / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | April 14, 2014

Posted On: 9:05 a.m. | April 14, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the desert, where the stars were out at this weekend's sun-baked Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. The festival attracts thousands of people. There will be a second installment of the festival next weekend. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | April 7 – 13, 2014
  • JIM LO SCALZO / EPA

The Week in Pictures | April 7 – 13, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | April 11, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Tragedy in Northern California, where the death toll in a head-on collision between a FedEx truck and a bus full of Los Angeles-area high school students rose to 10. The victims included five students, three adult chaperons, the driver of the truck and the driver of the bus. View Post»

2014 Masters Golf Tournament
  • Darron Cummings / Associated Press

2014 Masters Golf Tournament

Posted On: 3:30 p.m. | April 11, 2014

Bubba Watson wins his second Masters title View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 11, 2014
  • Jeremy Lockett / J. Lockett Photography

Pictures in the News | April 11, 2014

Posted On: 9:39 a.m. | April 11, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Northern California, where the death toll in a head-on collision between a FedEx truck and a bus full of Los Angeles-area high school students rose to 10. The victims included five students, three adult chaperons, the driver of the truck and the driver of the bus. View Post»

The invention of COVR, a right angle iPhone lens
  • Michael Robinson Chávez / Los Angeles Times

The invention of COVR, a right angle iPhone lens

Posted On: 11:50 a.m. | April 10, 2014

With an unknown outcome, it became my mission to make sure that we had every tool needed to document Angela’s love and passion for our three young boys so that as they grew they would always be able to remember her. One of the frustrations I ran into immediately was that with a 1.5 year old was always in her arms, Angela needed a way to shoot pictures and video on her iPhone with one hand... View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 10, 2014
  • Farah Abdi Warsameh / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | April 10, 2014

Posted On: 9:55 a.m. | April 10, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Somalis run from an explosion and fireball as the Serbiyan market burns in the capital Mogadishu. The inferno largely destroyed the market before it was put out by emergency services and local residents. Donetsk, Ukraine: A pro-Russian activist in knight's armor guards a barricade outside a regional administration building that was seized earlier. ... View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 9, 2014
  • PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL / AFP

Pictures in the News | April 9, 2014

Posted On: 11:14 a.m. | April 9, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News starts at Dodger Stadium, where the Dodgers took on the Detroit Tigers. Nairobi, Kenya: Men use buckets of water go fight a fire burning in the Deep Sea slum. Ayutthaya, Thailand: A playful water battle breaks out in the street as people celebrate ahead of the Songkran Festival marking the Thai New Year. Murrysville, Pa.: At least 20 people are hurt in... View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 8, 2014

Pictures in the News | April 8, 2014

Posted On: 12:56 p.m. | April 8, 2014

In Monday's Pictures in the News, a beached panga-style boat, loaded with as much as a ton of marijuana, is pulled back into the water by firefighters after it washed ashore at Leo Carrillo State Beach in Malibu early Monday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers said they located the 30-foot boat around 8 a.m. near a clump of jagged rocks. Officials want to float the boat so it can... View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 7, 2014
  • Nick Laham / Getty Images North America

Pictures in the News | April 7, 2014

Posted On: 12:25 p.m. | April 7, 2014

In Monday's Pictures in the News: Dale Earnhardt Jr. crashes early in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. Paris: French tightrope walker Denis Josselin performs over the Seine river. Dibrugarh, India: Indians have begun voting in the world's biggest election, which is set to sweep the Hindu nationalist opposition to power at a time of low... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | March 31 – April 6, 2014
  • Deborah Cannon / Austin American-Statesman

The Week in Pictures | March 31 – April 6, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | April 4, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Tragedy struck again in Fort Hood, Texas, where an Iraq War veteran being treated for mental illness opened fire, killing three people and wounding 16 others before committing suicide, the same Texas military base where more than a dozen people were slain in 2009, authorities said. View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 4, 2014
  • FEDERICO PARRA / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | April 4, 2014

Posted On: 9:34 a.m. | April 4, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in South America, where opposition students protest against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro at the Venezuelan Central University campus in Caracas. The Roman Catholic Church in Venezuela accused the leftist administration of President Maduro on Wednesday of seeking to impose a "totalitarian government" and blaming it for protests... View Post»

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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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