Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Pictures in the News | June 30, 2015

Pictures in the News | June 30, 2015

Posted On: 3:05 p.m. | June 30, 2015

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, Santa Barbara County firefighters battle a fast-moving brush fire that charred 300 acres near La Purisima Mission State Historic Park in Lompoc. Livingston, N.J.: New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie greets supporters after announcing his candidacy for president. San Fernando: Two men who claim to be descendants of the Knights Templar, leave... View Post»

Tips on photographing fireworks on the Fourth of July

Tips on photographing fireworks on the Fourth of July

Posted On: 12:33 p.m. | June 29, 2015

Don't forget to include the pre-game photographs, shots of your local parade, setting up with flags and streamers and the barbecue at your home. This is great time to include snapshots of family members and friends. Remember to clean off those cards and recharge you camera batteries, nothing is worse than losing power during the final pyrotechnical display. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 29, 2015
  • Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | June 29, 2015

Posted On: 9:34 a.m. | June 29, 2015

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Northern California, where tens of thousands of people turned out for San Francisco's 45th annual Pride Parade. View Post»

Photo workshop shows rising tide lifts all boats
  • Andreo Resurreccion Bongco

Photo workshop shows rising tide lifts all boats

Posted On: 9:10 a.m. | June 29, 2015

By Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times We teach the basics of ISO, shutter speed, aperture and depth of field -- and then put the fundamentals immediately to the test. Underexpose, compose and wait for the moment. Make the image in the camera now, not later with apps and filters. Make life’s colors pop. Participants in the South Pacific Photo Workshop 4.0 ranged in skill. Some were quite... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | June 22 – 28, 2015
  • MIGUEL SCHINCARIOL / AFP/Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | June 22 – 28, 2015

Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | June 26, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Historic news this week as the Supreme Court declared that gay unions deserve equal respect and dignity under the law that same-sex couples have and a constitutional right to marry nationwide without regard to their state's laws. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 26, 2015
  • Jacquelyn Martin / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | June 26, 2015

Posted On: 10:17 a.m. | June 26, 2015

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Washington DC, where balloons spell out the word "love" over the Supreme Court, after the court declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the US. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 25, 2015

Pictures in the News | June 25, 2015

Posted On: 8:43 a.m. | June 25, 2015

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, firefighters battle a fast-moving brush fire in Santa Clarita that briefly forced more than 1,000 residents to flee their homes. The Calgrove fire has burned 398 acres near the 5 Freeway and was 60% contained Thursday morning, Los Angeles County fire inspector David Dantic said. He said fresh firefighters were attacking the flames and have slowed the fire’s... View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 24, 2015
  • Christina House / For The Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | June 24, 2015

Posted On: 4:04 p.m. | June 24, 2015

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, relatives of 19-year-old shooting victim Tavin Price hold a news conference at which Los Angeles police detectives announced multiple arrests. Price was buying a soda when two men approached him and asked him his gang affiliation based on the color of his red shoes. Price walked to a nearby car wash, where the men shot and killed him in front of his mother.... View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 23, 2015
  • Arian Schuessler / Globe Gazette

Pictures in the News | June 23, 2015

Posted On: 11:28 a.m. | June 23, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Iowa, where the Northern Lights create a spectacular backdrop for a fisherman. Forecasters said the Northern Lights may be able to be seen as far south as Iowa or Pennsylvania because of a severe solar storm that pushes auroras to places where more people can possibly see them. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 22, 2015

Pictures in the News | June 22, 2015

Posted On: 9:22 a.m. | June 22, 2015

Monday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where people join hands on the Bridge from Mount Pleasant and Charleston in a unity chain to mourn the 9 victims of the Emanuel AME Church shooting. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | June 15 – 21, 2015
  • Evgeniy Maloletka / AP

The Week in Pictures | June 15 – 21, 2015

Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | June 19, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin on the East Coast, where where nine people were killed by a white gunman Wednesday during a prayer meeting inside the historic black church. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 19, 2015
  • SUTANTA ADITYA / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | June 19, 2015

Posted On: 9:27 a.m. | June 19, 2015

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where a 10,000-acre wildfire is burning near Big Bear in the San Bernardino National Forest and is now the largest blaze on California forestland this year. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 18, 2015
  • John Valenzuela / The Sun

Pictures in the News | June 18, 2015

Posted On: 11:03 a.m. | June 18, 2015

Thursday Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where a wildfire burns in the San Bernardino Mountains. The wildfire forced the evacuation of nearly 200 campers, most of them children, from campgrounds in the San Bernardino National Forest. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 17, 2015

Pictures in the News | June 17, 2015

Posted On: 2:58 p.m. | June 17, 2015

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, Golden State Warriors fans honk their horns and dance in the streets in downtown Oakland to celebrate their team's first NBA title in 40 years. Los Angeles: Game enthusiasts wait in line to play the Nintendo Star Fox game on the Wii U console during the first day of the three-day E3, or Electronic Entertainment Expo, an annual video game conference and... View Post»

Father's Day Photography Gift List 2015

Father’s Day Photography Gift List 2015

Posted On: 12:44 p.m. | June 17, 2015

It’s probably no surprise that there are so many great photography gift ideas for Father’s Day. The technology keeps improving so dramatically each year, making most of your gear obsolete, so there continues to be plenty of great options for the special dad in your life. Here are my ideas for gifts this year: Sony Cyber-shot RX100 IV — The latest version of Sony RX 100 compact... View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 16, 2015
  • Jon Durr / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | June 16, 2015

Posted On: 10:20 a.m. | June 16, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Northern California, where Berkeley police have confirmed that six people died and seven more were seriously injured early Tuesday morning after a balcony collapsed at an apartment complex on Kittredge Street. View Post»

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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  • Jeff Amlotte
  • Don Bartletti
  • Liz O. Baylen
  • Mark Boster
  • Bob Chamberlin
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  • Jay L. Clendenin
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