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Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

A piece of history | The Berlin Wall 25 years after the fall
  • Jae C. Hong / Associated Press

A piece of history | The Berlin Wall 25 years after the fall

Posted On: 11:20 a.m. | November 7, 2014

The wall that once separated East from West Berlin has largely disappeared from the city. The few sections that remain stand as potent monuments to the ideological divisions of the Cold War. But 25 years after the Berlin Wall fell, some 120 parts of it can now be found in more than 40 countries, from Britain to South Africa and the United States. The Berlin Wall was built by the East German... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 7, 2014

Pictures in the News | Nov. 7, 2014

Posted On: 9:36 a.m. | November 7, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where Rocky Ramos walks with his wife and granddaughter near the location of a shallow grave where his dog, Buddy, sniffed out a human skull that turned out to be that of missing Fox executive Gavin Smith, more than two years after he went missing. View Post»

Pictures in the News | November 6, 2014
  • Pavel Golovkin / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | November 6, 2014

Posted On: 10:18 a.m. | November 6, 2014

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in the United Kingdom, where A participant in costume holds aloft a torch as bonfire societies parade through the streets of Lewes in Sussex, during the traditional Bonfire Night celebrations featuring effigies of well known figures who are marched through the town before being burnt. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 5, 2014
  • MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP

Pictures in the News | Nov. 5, 2014

Posted On: 4:13 p.m. | November 5, 2014

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, Bahraini Shiite Muslims pose for a selfie in the village of Sanabis during a ceremony marking Ashura, which commemorates the 7th century slaying of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed. Imam Hussein was killed by the army of Yazid I in 680 near Karbala, in present-day Iraq. Norwalk: A worker counts mail-in and absentee ballots at the Los Angeles... View Post»

Pictures in the News | November 4, 2014
  • David Goldman / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | November 4, 2014

Posted On: 10:49 a.m. | November 4, 2014

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where volunteers scramble to set up a last-minute polling place in Camden, Maine as Americans head to the polls today for Tuesday's midterm election. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 3, 2014
  • JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE / DPA

Pictures in the News | Nov. 3, 2014

Posted On: 12:21 p.m. | November 3, 2014

In Monday's Pictures in the News, a cyclist rides among fall colors along a field near Hanover-Wuelferode, Germany. Beijing: A Chinese honor guard prepares to welcome the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, at the Great Hall of the People. Qatar's emir is in China for a state visit. Chicago: Daredevil Nik Wallenda makes his tightrope walk uphill at a 15-degree angle, from the... View Post»

Review: Miggo camera Strap & Wrap

Review: Miggo camera Strap & Wrap

Posted On: 10:30 p.m. | October 31, 2014

I have tried out plenty of different camera straps, but the miggo is the only one that changes into a padded case. The miggo Strap & Wrap which the manufacturer says is your camera’s best amigo takes an innovative approach to holding and protecting your camera. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | October 27 – November 2, 2014
  • DENNIS M. SABANGAN / EPA

The Week in Pictures | October 27 – November 2, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | October 31, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. A seven week manhunt cam to an end this week in Pennsylvania, where authorities finally captured survivalist Eric Frein, who authorities say killed a Pennsylvania state trooper in an ambush outside a police barracks. View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 31, 2014
  • Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | October 31, 2014

Posted On: 10:08 a.m. | October 31, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Pomona, where Chris Lewis, slain Pomona Police SWAT Officer Shaun Diamond's partner, embraces his wife, Cynthia Lewis, as they join community members in a prayer vigil to honor Lewis' partner who died a day after being shot back of the head while serving a warrant. View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 30, 2014
  • Noah Berger / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | October 30, 2014

Posted On: 9:48 a.m. | October 30, 2014

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins on the streets of San Francisco, where a man jumps over a burning couch in the Mission district after the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series. The San Francisco Giants reign over baseball yet again, after ace Madison Bumgarner emerged from the bullpen to throw five shutout innings in a 3-2 Game 7 victory over the Kansas... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 29, 2014
  • Jay Diem / Eastern Shore News

Pictures in the News | Oct. 29, 2014

Posted On: 11:42 a.m. | October 29, 2014

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, Orbital Sciences Corp.'s unmanned Antares rocket explodes shortly after takeoff at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va. on Tuesday. No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch in NASA's commercial spaceflight effort. Pahoa, Hawaii: Lava flows in the open field below Cemetery Road on the Big Island of Hawaii. Dozens... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 28, 2014
  • Christina House / For The Times

Pictures in the News | Oct. 28, 2014

Posted On: 10:54 a.m. | October 28, 2014

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Moscow, where Russian Geographic Society staff members carry the body of a 39,000-year-old baby mammoth is named Yuka, to put on display. Yuka was found four years ago in the Siberian permafrost and was between six and eleven years old when she died. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 27, 2014
  • LEON NEAL / AFP

Pictures in the News | Oct. 27, 2014

Posted On: 12:24 p.m. | October 27, 2014

In Monday's Pictures in the News, divers create a Halloween photo op in a fish tank that includes a shark at the London Aquarium in central London. Beijing: A model rests backstage before the Mao Geping Makeup Trends show during China Fashion Week. Kunduz, Afghanistan: Afghan security officials secure the scene of a suicide bomb blast that targeted the office of a local attorney general.... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | October 20 – 26, 2014
  • IHSAAN HAFFEJEE / EPA

The Week in Pictures | October 20 – 26, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | October 24, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The threat of Ebola dominated the news this week with the announcement that Nina Pham, the first nurse diagnosed with Ebola is free of the virus and a New York doctor diagnosed with Ebola is in stable condition. View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 24, 2014
  • Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | October 24, 2014

Posted On: 11:59 a.m. | October 24, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where patient Nina Pham is hugged by Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, outside of National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. Pham, the first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus. View Post»

Photography book: 'David Hume Kennerly, On the iPhone'
  • David Hume Kennerly / David Hume Kennerly

Photography book: ‘David Hume Kennerly, On the iPhone’

Posted On: 5:03 p.m. | October 23, 2014

Explore "David Hume Kennerly On the iPhone" the latest journey by famed photographer David Hume Kennerly. 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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