Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Pictures in the News | Oct. 1, 2013
  • Jacquelyn Martin / Pool

Pictures in the News | Oct. 1, 2013

Posted On: 11:08 a.m. | October 1, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, Afghan children play on the remains of a old Soviet tank in the city of Kandahar south of Kabul, Afghanistan. Beijing: A Chinese man walks past an honor guard after a ceremony marking the 64th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China at Tiananmen Square. Quang Ninh district, Vietnam: A woman inspects the damage to the house where she... View Post»

2013 Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach
  • Frederic J. Brown / AFP

2013 Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach

Posted On: 10:38 a.m. | September 30, 2013

Action shots and wipe-outs of the paws on boards at the 5th Annual Surf Dog competition at Huntington Beach. View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 30, 2013
  • Win McNamee / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | September 30, 2013

Posted On: 9:04 a.m. | September 30, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Washington, D.C., where tourists walk past the U.S. Capitol as Congress remains gridlocked over legislation to continue funding the federal government. In Southern California: Laker guard Kobe Bryant is surrounded during Saturday's media day at its training facility in El Segundo; visitors pause at  Janet Echelman's installation "The Space Between Us"... View Post»

iPhone 5s camera comparison test
  • Robert Lachman and Allison Sheridan

iPhone 5s camera comparison test

Posted On: 11:30 p.m. | September 28, 2013

Nobody really wants to believe that they bought the lesser phone. Most people just stick with their phone contract and upgrade. Who really takes the time to research the best camera in a smart phone anyway? View Post»

The Week in Pictures | September 23 – 29, 2013

The Week in Pictures | September 23 – 29, 2013

Posted On: 4:00 p.m. | September 27, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. It was a comeback for the ages this week in San Francisco, where the crew of Oracle Team USA celebrated after winning the 17th race of the America's Cup against Emirates Team New Zealand. The United States, after trailing 8 to 1, won eight straight races to retain the cup.  In other sports, Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera... View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 27, 2013

Pictures in the News | September 27, 2013

Posted On: 9:23 a.m. | September 27, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where people find their way around Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto's nomadic sculpture at Union Station. The installation is part of Doug Aitken's "Station to Station" project, which has been a hotbed of creativity as it crisscrosses the country. Story Santa Clarita: Ryann Nuñez checks out names on the traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial... View Post»

National Geographic magazine turns 125
  • William Albert Allard / National Geographic

National Geographic magazine turns 125

Posted On: 7:35 a.m. | September 27, 2013

National Geographic magazine celebrates its 125th anniversary with a special October issue devoted to, none other than, photography. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 26, 2013

Pictures in the News | Sept. 26, 2013

Posted On: 10:08 a.m. | September 26, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News actress Sandra Bullock makes a face as assistants help her press her hands into wet concrete during a ceremony, in front of the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. More photos Carson: A police officer conducts an investigation at the scene of a gun battle between police and a suspect. Sherman Oaks: A man walks by an apartment damaged by a fire that... View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 25, 2013
  • Ben Margot / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | September 25, 2013

Posted On: 9:24 a.m. | September 25, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in San Francisco, where the crew on Oracle Team USA waves after winning the 17th race of the America's Cup sailing event against Emirates Team New Zealand. Oracle Team USA won both races Tuesday to even the series and set the stage for one final race for the cup. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 24, 2013
  • Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Sept. 24, 2013

Posted On: 10:26 a.m. | September 24, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, Free Syrian Army fighters fire a rocket on government forces in Kafr Nboudah village in northern Syria. Nairobi, Kenya: Security personnel and journalists take cover as heavy gunfire erupts from the Westgate shopping mall on Monday. Multiple large blasts have rocked the mall, taken over by militants. More photos Azusa: A plume of smoke rises from a fire... View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 23, 2013
  • CARL DE SOUZA / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | September 23, 2013

Posted On: 9:09 a.m. | September 23, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where Vince Gilligan is mobbed by the "Breaking Bad" cast and crew after the show won for best drama at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. More photos In Kenya, two terrorists holed up in a Nairobi shopping mall were killed Monday morning, and others were injured, during the third day of a... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | September 16 – 22, 2013
  • Stan Honda / AFP/Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | September 16 – 22, 2013

Posted On: 4:00 p.m. | September 20, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The week began in dramatic fashion with federal authorities surrounding a naval shipyard in Washington, D.C., where a shooting rampage claimed 13 lives, including that of suspected gunman Aaron Alexis View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 1:36 p.m. | September 20, 2013

The power of still photography View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 20, 2013

Pictures in the News | September 20, 2013

Posted On: 9:07 a.m. | September 20, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Arizona, where Dodger pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu jumps into the pool to join his teammates after defeating the Diamondbacks and clinching the National League's Western Division at Chase Field in Phoenix. The Dodgers' long journey to a division title ends in the Diamondbacks' pool. That doesn't sit well with Arizona officials, but the Dodgers say there is no... View Post»

Liberia: Remembering
  • Chris Hondros / Getty Images

Liberia: Remembering

Posted On: 1:19 p.m. | September 19, 2013

Ten years ago the bloody siege of Monrovia marked the culmination of a brutal civil war in Liberia, a West African country originally established as a colony for freed African-American slaves. Photojournalists who covered the battles in Liberia's capital in 2003 captured vivid images of the violence that engulfed the country. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 19, 2013
  • Ahmed Abdel Fattah / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Sept. 19, 2013

Posted On: 10:13 a.m. | September 19, 2013

Clashes between Egyptian security forces and armed groups erupted in a village close to Cairo, leaving a senior police officer dead, state media and security officials reported. Full story Aleppo, Syria: Rebel fighters take cover behind a barricade. Damascus and key ally Moscow joined forces in a bid to thwart plans for a Western-backed United Nations resolution on Syria's chemical weapons... 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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