Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Pictures in the News | July 17, 2013
  • Peter Morrison / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | July 17, 2013

Posted On: 9:09 a.m. | July 17, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where protesters took to Los Angeles streets for the fourth night in a row, waving signs and chanting slogans to denounce the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 16, 2013

Pictures in the News | July 16, 2013

Posted On: 9:33 a.m. | July 16, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: — A protester stares at Los Angeles Police Department officers guarding the Baldin Hills Crenshaw Mall at a rally at Leimert Plaza Park on Monday night protesting the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed Florida teen Trayvon Martin. More photos — Menifee resident Sarah Reid never knew Terry Smith, but when the 11-year-old... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 15, 2013

Pictures in the News | July 15, 2013

Posted On: 10:20 a.m. | July 15, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News starts out with demonstrators on the streets near the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum protesting the Treyvon Martin verdict. In Florida, people attended a rally for Trayvon Martin at Fort Mellon park in downtown Sanford. View Post»

Review: Nikon COOLPIX S9500

Review: Nikon COOLPIX S9500

Posted On: 11:30 p.m. | July 13, 2013

My search continues for the perfect super-portable, high-quality camera. I want the quality of a full-frame DSLR (digital single-lens-reflex) camera with a nice wide angle and super long telephoto lens, but with the ability to slip the camera in my pocket for convenience. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | July 8-14, 2013
  • AFP/Getty Images / AFP

The Week in Pictures | July 8-14, 2013

Posted On: 4:02 p.m. | July 12, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Revelers from around the world descended on Pamplona to take part in some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 12, 2013
  • JAVIER LIZON / EPA

Pictures in the News | July 12, 2013

Posted On: 9:35 a.m. | July 12, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in an Orange County courtroom, where Saudi princess Meshael Alayban, one of six wives of a Saudi prince, where she is charged with charged with one felony count of human trafficking. She has been released on $5-million bail. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 11, 2013

Pictures in the News | July 11, 2013

Posted On: 10:10 a.m. | July 11, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: — Summer rains in downtown Los Angeles. — Reaction to the discovery of Terry Dewayne Smith, an 11-year-old autistic boy missing since last weekend, found dead in Menifee. A 16-year-old relative of Smith is in custody on suspicion of killing the boy. — The families of two fallen firefighters from the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 10, 2013

Pictures in the News | July 10, 2013

Posted On: 10:46 a.m. | July 10, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in California, where hundreds of volunteers venture out under blazing sun to look for missing 11-year-old missing autistic child. Forensics investigators were combing through the Menifee home of a missing boy for signs of his remains. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 9, 2013
  • Christina House / For The Times

Pictures in the News | July 9, 2013

Posted On: 10:17 a.m. | July 9, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: — Hot weather in Los Angeles and more to come this week. — Supporters of Pelican Bay State Prison inmates who are on a hunger strike in protest of conditions at state prisons stand outside the Ronald Reagan State Office building in Los Angeles. — A protestor leans into the spray of a water cannon during clashes in Istanbul, Turkey. Turkish riot... View Post»

Documenting stories of Lima, Peru, in photographs
  • Rochi Leon

Documenting stories of Lima, Peru, in photographs

Posted On: 3:40 p.m. | July 8, 2013

Michael Robinson Chavez, Los Angeles Times Peru is the reason I became a photographer. It was 1988, and a friend had given me a camera and the manual on how to use it. I arrived in a country in the midst of a civil war and mired in chaos. I was hooked; the images and the power of the place seduced me. Last May I had the opportunity to teach a workshop to 15 aspiring Peruvian photographers... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 8, 2013
  • AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | July 8, 2013

Posted On: 9:49 a.m. | July 8, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in California, where an NTSB investigative team arrives to inspect the wreckage of Asiana Flight 214 during their first site assessment in San Francisco. View Post»

Running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain
  • Alvaro Barrientos / Associated Press

Running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain

Posted On: 8:58 a.m. | July 8, 2013

Thrill-seekers test their bravery by dashing alongside fighting bulls through the streets of the northern Spanish city of Pamplona during the running of the bulls. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | July 1 – 7, 2013
  • Susannah Kay / Los Angeles Times

The Week in Pictures | July 1 – 7, 2013

Posted On: 3:56 p.m. | July 5, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. On Monday, Egypt's military gave a "last-chance" ultimatum to President Mohammed Morsi, giving him 48 hours to meet the demands of millions of protesters in the streets seeking his ouster, or the generals will intervene and impose their own plan for the country. On Wednesday, they removed him from office. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 5, 2013

Pictures in the News | July 5, 2013

Posted On: 10:03 a.m. | July 5, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in New York, where members of the U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps of Washington, D.C., perform during the reopening ceremony of the Statue of Liberty, which was closed for eight months due to Super-storm Sandy. Other Fourth of July celebrations included the annual Huntington Beach Parade; a fireworks and light show at Grand Park near City Hall in... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 3, 2013
  • FILIPPO MONTEFORTE / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | July 3, 2013

Posted On: 11:38 a.m. | July 3, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Arizona, where thousands of people turn out for a community vigil in Prescott for the nineteen firefighters from the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew killed in the line of duty while fighting the Yarnell fire. View Post»

Gettysburg, Pa.,  then and now
  • John Moore / Getty Images

Gettysburg, Pa., then and now

Posted On: 10:52 a.m. | July 3, 2013

The Civil War battle of Gettysburg was fought from July 1-3, 1863, Union troops defeated Confederate forces and halted General Robert E. Lee’s invasion of the North. The battle, in which more than 40,000 soldiers were killed or wounded, was a turning point in the war and in President Lincoln’s political career. Four months later, Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address at the... 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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