Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Pictures in the News | March 11, 2015
  • KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPA

Pictures in the News | March 11, 2015

Posted On: 10:36 a.m. | March 11, 2015

In Wednesday’s Pictures in the News, Japan marks the anniversary of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that killed about 19,000 people. Istanbul, Turkey: Protesters clash with police during a rally marking the first anniversary of Berkin Elvan's death. Berkin, 15, died on March 11, 2014, after 296 days in a coma after he was hit by a gas canister during the police crackdown on protesters at... View Post»

World Press Photo announces 2015 Multimedia award winners
  • Paul Moakley / Time

World Press Photo announces 2015 Multimedia award winners

Posted On: 9:06 a.m. | March 11, 2015

Awards for the World Press Photo 2015 Multimedia contest have been announced in the short feature, long feature and interactive documentary categories. Time magazine won first prize for short feature for “Behind the Video of Eric Garner's Deadly Confrontation With New York Police.” The entry is a first-hand account by Garner’s friend who filmed the encounter and its aftermath. First... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 10, 2015
  • Gemunu Amarasinghe / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | March 10, 2015

Posted On: 11:05 a.m. | March 10, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in South America, where two French Olympians, an elite French sailor and seven others were killed Monday while shooting a reality TV show in Argentina when two helicopters collided. View Post»

Prison Obits | Writing about their own deaths

Prison Obits | Writing about their own deaths

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | March 10, 2015

Inmates at San Quentin were asked to write an obituary about their own death. The resulting obituaries were reflective, candid and aspirational. Above all, they revealed the ways that people who society would like to forget wish they could be remembered.   View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 9, 2015
  • Mark Ralston / AFP

Pictures in the News | March 9, 2015

Posted On: 10:53 a.m. | March 9, 2015

In Monday’s Pictures in the News a border collie named Spring soars as he attempts to catch a Frisbee during a competition at the annual Woofstock 90210 dog show in Beverly Hills.  The annual event is held to raise money for animal welfare as well as find homes for rescue dogs. Dresden, Germany: Strollers walk past early bloomers in Grosser Garten park. Abu Dhabi, United Arab... View Post»

On the road with young photography students: Ensenada, Mexico
  • Julia Edelman

On the road with young photography students: Ensenada, Mexico

Posted On: 7:44 a.m. | March 7, 2015

We are traveling in a Road-Warrior-like caravan of six RVs down the scenic coastal highway of northern Baja. After negotiating the Tijuana gauntlet successfully we settled in at the Hotel Las Rocas in Calafia and gathered to discuss story ideas with the students. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | March 2-8, 2015
  • GIANLUIGI GUERCIA / AFP/Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | March 2-8, 2015

Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | March 6, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week we start in the Southland, where the vintage plane piloted by actor Harrison Ford crashed on a golf course near Santa Monica Municipal Airport. Ford was alone in the plane when it clipped a tree at the Penmar Golf Course in Venice then came down on a fairway, just blocks from the runway. Ford was taken to a hospital with... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 6, 2015

Pictures in the News | March 6, 2015

Posted On: 10:22 a.m. | March 6, 2015

Pictures in the News starts in the Southland, where the vintage plane that crashed on a golf course not far from Santa Monica Municipal Airport stills waits to be removed from the crash site. Harrison Ford was piloting the plane when it clipped a tree at the Penmar Golf Course in Venice, then landed on a fairway, just blocks from the runway. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 5, 2015
  • Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | March 5, 2015

Posted On: 11:47 a.m. | March 5, 2015

Thursday's Pictures in the News starts in the nation's capitol, where heavy snowfall does not discourage visitors to the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall as a huge winter storm moves across the United States from Texas to Maine. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 4, 2015

Pictures in the News | March 4, 2015

Posted On: 9:33 a.m. | March 4, 2015

In Wednesday’s Pictures in the News, loved ones mourn after two people were killed and five wounded in shootings outside a nightclub and at a nearby gas station in San Bernardino early Wednesday, police said. Kathmandu, Nepal: Passengers walk away from a Turkish Airlines plane after it skidded off the runway while landing at Kathmandu airport. Officials said no one on board was injured. ... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 2, 2015

Pictures in the News | March 2, 2015

Posted On: 11:38 a.m. | March 2, 2015

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the skid row area of downtown Los Angeles, where a man places a cardboard sign at the site of a deadly officer-involved shooting that claimed the life a homeless man. View Post»

Review: Polar Pro PowerPole

Review: Polar Pro PowerPole

Posted On: 10:30 p.m. | February 27, 2015

While most photography gadgets solve one problem, Polar Pro PowerPole Battery-Integrated GoPro Pole solves two combining a backup power source and an extension for your GoPro. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Feb. 23-28, 2015
  • Andres Kudacki / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | Feb. 23-28, 2015

Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | February 27, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, the glitz and glamour of Tinseltown was on display at the 87th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 27, 2015

Pictures in the News | February 27, 2015

Posted On: 10:41 a.m. | February 27, 2015

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where LAPD investigators survey skid marks at drag racing scene where two pedestrians were killed by the driver of a Ford Mustang who fled after the accident in Chatsworth. View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 26, 2015

Pictures in the News | February 26, 2015

Posted On: 11:51 a.m. | February 26, 2015

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in New York, where Eleven-week-old French Bulldog, Winter, was on shown at the American Kennel Club announcement of the top 10 favored breeds in America. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 25, 2015
  • Patrick T. Fallon / For The Times

Pictures in the News | Feb. 25, 2015

Posted On: 10:55 a.m. | February 25, 2015

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, a fire damages a single-story commercial building in Hollywood leaving a woman in "grave condition," authorities said. The cause of the fire was under investigation. Oxnard: A Metrolink train that collided with a vehicle is lifted upright. On Tuesday, 28 people were injured, four critically, in the crash. Inglewood: The Inglewood City Council meets to... 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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