Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Pictures in the News | Aug. 23, 2010
  • DENIS BALIBOUSE / Reuters

Pictures in the News | Aug. 23, 2010

Posted On: 6:16 p.m. | August 23, 2010

Today's Pictures in the News features the dramatic rescue of a hostage from a tourist bus in Manila that claimed the lives of eight hostages as well as the hostage-taker and the continuing  rescue efforts for 33 miners trapped in Copiapo, Chile; continued conflict on the outskirts of Indian-held Kashmir and the sublime elegance of a model on the runway at the Rosemount Sydney Fashion Festival... View Post»

Which Memory Card Should I Buy?

Which Memory Card Should I Buy?

Posted On: 11:00 a.m. | August 23, 2010

On a recent trip to one of those big box retail stores, I bought a new 16 gigabytes SDHC (secure digital high capacity) memory card for $34. I was mesmerized by the whopping 16 gigabytes of space at such a great price. I knew I needed another card, especially after my 8 gigabyte one was full from a friend's 25th wedding anniversary party. It drained what little space I had in an instant once I... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Aug. 16-22, 2010

The Week in Pictures | Aug. 16-22, 2010

Posted On: 6:24 p.m. | August 20, 2010

Each week we bring you the best images from around the world in our Week in Pictures photo gallery. This week's images explore the aftermath of devastating floods in Pakistan; the observance of the holy month of Ramadan from Los Angeles to the West Bank; a crumpled L.A. newspaper from the 1930s discovered with the mummified remains of two infants; and a blind cross-country skier rappelling... View Post»

Sports Week in Pictures | Aug. 13-20, 2010
  • Kevin Clark / Eugene Register-Guard

Sports Week in Pictures | Aug. 13-20, 2010

Posted On: 4:10 p.m. | August 20, 2010

For a glimpse of the week in sports, we take you to the Youth Olympics in Singapore for the lighting of the torch, the steeplechase and gymnastics. We also take a look at high-flying tricks at the German Wakeboarding Championships in Cologne, and watch an off-the-wall baseball game in Chicago and a pop-fly catch in Eugene, Ore.  And there's a bull run amok in Spain and a visit to the European... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 20, 2010
  • Paula Bronstein / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | Aug. 20, 2010

Posted On: 4:07 p.m. | August 20, 2010

Today we bring you images of a summer day in Washington, D.C.; the observance of Ramadan from Los Angeles to the West Bank; flood victims being airlifted to safety in Pakistan; volleyball in Hong Kong; city lights in Beijing; tennis in Montréal; a fish pedicure in San Sebastian, Spain, and a wind turbine at sunset in Roedgen, Germany, amongst many others. View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 7:56 p.m. | August 19, 2010

A roundup of outstanding multimedia from across the Web. Dark Clouds Ian Teh, photographer for Panos Pictures, paints a surreal and dark picture of the other side of the bright, shiny facade of the economic explosion in China. “China’s economy is exploding and behind the scenes of this economic miracle is the industrial revolution powered by the cheap labor that is helping to... View Post»

Bull leaps into stands, injures 40 spectators in Spain
  • REUTERS TV / Reuters

Bull leaps into stands, injures 40 spectators in Spain

Posted On: 5:35 p.m. | August 19, 2010

By Ciaran Giles, Associated Press Madrid — A bull leaped into the packed grandstands of a Spanish bullring and ran amok, charging and trampling spectators and leaving 40 people injured, regional officials said Thursday. Video showed the bull jumping several yards high out of the ring, clearing two barriers before landing in the stands and raising a panic as he lurched through the... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 19, 2010
  • MURAD SEZER / Reuters

Pictures in the News | Aug. 19, 2010

Posted On: 5:25 p.m. | August 19, 2010

We take to the sea in Thursday's Pictures in the News feature with a predawn waterside breakfast in Istanbul before the day's Ramadan fast; a fisherman's catch in the Philippines; a triathlete in Singapore; tall ships in Amsterdam and a spry-looking green turtle making its way into the Mediterranean Sea after it went through a water desalination station and was injured. We also have news... View Post»

Good timeline layout

Final Cut Pro: Layout or stay out!

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | August 19, 2010

Taking advantage of your timeline in Final Cut Pro. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 18, 2010
  • PETER ENDIG / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | Aug. 18, 2010

Posted On: 3:28 p.m. | August 18, 2010

Today's Pictures in the News feature brings us an image of a crumpled L.A. newspaper from the 1930s discovered with the mummified remains of two infants; exercise under the rising sun in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia; a swim in Beijing; acrobatics in Katmandu, Nepal; and a Bruce Lee wannabe making the most of a photo op at the Shanghai World Expo site. Firearms once owned... View Post»

Start a collection
  • Estevan Oriol

Start a collection

Posted On: 2:59 p.m. | August 18, 2010

The internet has changed the way you can collect art. Imagine owning a piece of photography that only 99 other people will have, and buying it at an affordable price. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 17, 2010
  • MUHAMMED MUHEISEN / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Aug. 17, 2010

Posted On: 6:35 p.m. | August 17, 2010

In today's Pictures in the News you'll find images from the West Bank city of Ramallah as Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan; the entrepreneurial spirit of a bicycle shop in Germany with 120 bicycles mounted to its outside wall; car clamping in Kensington; a New York dance company performing in Germany; and a moody image shot from Air Force One high above the Sierra... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 16, 2010
  • CHAIWAT SUBPRASOM / Reuters

Pictures in the News | Aug. 16, 2010

Posted On: 6:47 p.m. | August 16, 2010

In today's Pictures in the News feature we take you up — way up — to the International Space Station for a spacewalk. A little closer to home, we have Mother Nature in action with storm clouds creating a picturesque scene in Germany, a shark tank in Bangkok and the start of the Zero Race in Geneva, in which four teams from three continents will take part in the race of electric cars; images... View Post»

Photography that is used to connect and change the world
  • Jean-Marc Caimi

Photography that is used to connect and change the world

Posted On: 3:30 p.m. | August 16, 2010

With a tagline of “We champion social change, one photo at a time" how could I not want to learn more? View Post»

A photographer’s toolbox

A photographer’s toolbox

Posted On: 11:59 p.m. | August 15, 2010

Over the past 35-plus years as a photographer I have built a small toolbox of gadgets and odd little items that have delivered me from the worry zone and have saved my life on a few occasions. My method is simple: I think like MacGyver. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Aug. 6-15, 2010
  • PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFP/Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | Aug. 6-15, 2010

Posted On: 11:36 a.m. | August 13, 2010

Each week we bring you the best images from around the world in our Week in Pictures photo gallery. This week we're high above the streets of London, in Japan and Pakistan with newborn twins in each; at the reopening of the grand Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai; with a high-flying human in Hamburg, Germany, and a low-flying aircraft in Rio de Janeiro, and in California for a court ruling on... 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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