Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Pictures in the News | Feb. 24, 2015

Pictures in the News | Feb. 24, 2015

Posted On: 1:29 p.m. | February 24, 2015

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, a Metrolink train derailed in Oxnard after slamming into a truck. At least 28 people were injured, four of them critically. The driver of the truck fled the scene but was taken into custody later, officials said. Santander, Spain: Huge waves lash against a lighthouse in the northern province of Cantabria, Spain. The State Meteorological Agency issued a red... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 23, 2015

Pictures in the News | Feb. 23, 2015

Posted On: 12:13 p.m. | February 23, 2015

In Monday's Pictures in the News, we're on the red carpet, inside the show and backstage at the 87th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Artemivsk, Ukraine: Ukraine delayed a promised pullback of heavy weapons from the front line Monday in eastern Ukraine, blaming continuing attacks from separatist rebels. Manikganj, Bangladesh: Bangladeshi rescue workers attempt to... View Post»

Behind the lens: Darren Hauck covers violence in Guatemala
  • Darren Hauck

Behind the lens: Darren Hauck covers violence in Guatemala

Posted On: 2:17 p.m. | February 20, 2015

After 12 years of shooting digital I wanted to try a different approach - to separate from the other work- and slow down. So I started to photograph using my 4x5 camera. This series is called “It’s Still War”. Guatemala suffered a civil war, that lasted from 1960 until it “ended” in 1996, but statistics show that the violence since then has been as bad if not worse than it was during... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | February 16-22, 2015
  • Owen Humphreys / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | February 16-22, 2015

Posted On: 9:57 a.m. | February 20, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism from around the world. View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 19, 2015

Pictures in the News | February 19, 2015

Posted On: 11:30 a.m. | February 19, 2015

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where a portion of the Exxon Mobil refinery in Torrance has been shut down after a large blast injured four workers and sent ash into the sky. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 18, 2015

Pictures in the News | Feb. 18, 2015

Posted On: 5:07 p.m. | February 18, 2015

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, a water main break creates overnight flooding and submerges cars in Hollywood Hills. Torrance: An explosion occurs at the Exxon Mobile refinery off Crenshaw Boulevard in Torrance, causing damage on Wednesday morning. Hollywood: The red carpet is rolled out for the cameras in preparation for Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood. And there's... View Post»

Paradas – a nation built on patience
  • Theo Zierock

Paradas – a nation built on patience

Posted On: 6:17 p.m. | February 17, 2015

It was the impossibility to get butter for two days that inspired me to start this project. “My friend if you want to eat your pasta bolognese you have to wait until next week. We are in Cuba amigo! No milk products today.” Socialist Cuba has shown an increasing willingness to promote development over the past decades. Investments in strategic industries, infrastructure and logistical... View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 17, 2015
  • Owen Humphreys / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | February 17, 2015

Posted On: 10:35 a.m. | February 17, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins on the other side of the pond, where the aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known, illuminate Dunstanburgh Castle in northern England. View Post»

2015 Carnival in Rio de Janeiro
  • Felipe Dana / Associated Press

2015 Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Posted On: 3:14 p.m. | February 16, 2015

The show went on at the world's most-celebrated Carnival parades, despite a tropical deluge that soaked thousands of feather-clad dancers, wildly costumed musicians and masses of spectators at Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome. View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 16, 2015
  • Jacqueline Larma / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | February 16, 2015

Posted On: 11:56 a.m. | February 16, 2015

Monday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where another blizzard walloped the Northeast, caving in roofs and testing sanity as this winter shapes up to be one of the snowiest on record for some areas. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | February 9 – 15, 2015

The Week in Pictures | February 9 – 15, 2015

Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | February 13, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Minsk, Belarus: Russian President Vladimir Putin, France's President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko attend a meeting in Minsk, aimed at halting a 10-month war in Ukraine where dozens were killed in the latest fighting. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 13, 2015
  • Wason Wanichakorn / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Feb. 13, 2015

Posted On: 8:30 a.m. | February 13, 2015

Friday's Pictures in the News begins with a Valentine's Day theme, as three newlywed couples run away from a giant flower ball as a part of an adventure-themed wedding ceremony in Thailand. In Warsaw Poland, a man is seen though the Valentine's Day decorated shop window. View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 12, 2015

Pictures in the News | February 12, 2015

Posted On: 10:20 a.m. | February 12, 2015

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where a vigil was held at the USC in memory of three Muslim students killed in a residential complex at the University of North Carolina. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 11, 2015

Pictures in the News | Feb. 11, 2015

Posted On: 12:33 p.m. | February 11, 2015

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, photojournalist Luis Sinco makes use of what photographers call the "golden light" when the sun is nearly set around Los Angeles. Boston: Commuters walk between piles of snow on a downtown street. The National Weather Service forecasts a weak weather system may bring 2 to 4 inches of new snow Thursday into Friday morning to the region, which already has... View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 10, 2015

Pictures in the News | February 10, 2015

Posted On: 9:44 a.m. | February 10, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Las Vegas, where the Clarion Hotel and Casino is imploded. It is the first casino implosion in Las Vegas since the New Frontier Hotel & Casino was brought down in 2007. View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 9, 2015

Pictures in the News | February 9, 2015

Posted On: 9:24 a.m. | February 9, 2015

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where the music industry honored their own with the 2015 Grammy Awards at the Staples Center. 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.

VISUAL STAFF

  • Jeff Amlotte
  • Don Bartletti
  • Liz O. Baylen
  • Mark Boster
  • Bob Chamberlin
  • Bryan Chan
  • Michael Robinson Chavez
  • Myung J. Chun
  • Jay L. Clendenin
  • Carolyn Cole
  • Anne Cusack
  • Barbara Davidson
  • Ricardo DeAratanha
  • Gina Ferazzi
  • Gary Friedman
  • Robert Gauthier
  • Lawrence K. Ho
  • Don Kelsen
  • Irfan Khan
  • Glenn Koenig
  • Robert Lachman
  • Rick Loomis
  • Kirk McKoy
  • Mel Melcon
  • Genaro Molina
  • Francine Orr
  • Allen J. Schaben
  • Al Seib
  • Luis Sinco
  • Wally Skalij
  • Brian van der Brug

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