Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Pictures in the News | March 11, 2014
  • Vadim Ghirda / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | March 11, 2014

Posted On: 9:45 a.m. | March 11, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News a Crimean Tatar man prays at a mosque in Bakhchysarai, Ukraine. The arrival of Russian troops in Crimea has opened old wounds among the Crimean Tatars, who once again fear they will be unwelcome in their homeland. This time, however, some are organizing community watch patrols to protect their families and homes in what they still consider part of Ukraine. ... View Post»

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Pictures in the News | March 10, 2014
  • Christina House / For the Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | March 10, 2014

Posted On: 8:36 a.m. | March 10, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins on the streets on Southern California with the 2014 L.A. Marathon. Race-day temperatures climbed to 81 degrees at the finish line, the highest ever recorded since the marathon began its 26.2-mile “Stadium to the Sea” course from Dodger Stadium to Santa Monica five years ago. View Post»

Photo essay | Olive oil production in Greece
  • Petros Giannakouris / Associated Press

Photo essay | Olive oil production in Greece

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | March 10, 2014

KALO PEDI, Greece — It was used to groom ancient Olympic athletes and remains a widely used modern staple in Greece's diet. But olive oil could be the latest victim of the country's grueling financial crisis. The international Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development is advising Greece to allow the sale of olive oil blended with cheaper vegetable oils to make it more affordable... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | March 3 – 9, 2014
  • Felipe Dana / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | March 3 – 9, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | March 7, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Brazil is known for its exotic fauna, but the creatures on display for Rio de Janeiro's exuberant Carnival parade were a motley crew, even by local standards. In the Big Easy, revelers throw beads in the rain to crowds below from the balcony during Mardi Gras festivities in the French Quarter in New Orleans. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 7, 2014

Pictures in the News | March 7, 2014

Posted On: 8:34 a.m. | March 7, 2014

Fridays Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where Journalists surround Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto as he emerges from his house amid a frenzy of speculation that he is the creator of the virtual currency. View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 6:59 a.m. | March 7, 2014

Winners of 71st annual Pictures of the Year International View Post»

Behind the lens | photographer Todd Glaser shoots Pipeline
  • Todd Glaser / Surfer magazine

Behind the lens | photographer Todd Glaser shoots Pipeline

Posted On: 5:16 p.m. | March 6, 2014

When shooting at Pipeline everything tends to blur into one as your adrenalin is running really high. I remember shooting the Pipe Masters last year and watching CJ Hobgood, John John Florence and Kelly Slater catching some incredible waves. When you're shooting photos, you become so focused on making sure there are no water drops on the port, you're in the right spot that the waves... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 6, 2014
  • Christopher Perry / NASA / NASA

Pictures in the News | March 6, 2014

Posted On: 12:26 p.m. | March 6, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, a NASA-funded sounding rocket launches into an aurora over Venetie, Alaska, in the early morning. Pretoria, South Africa: Olympian Oscar Pistorius listens to evidence from a witness speaking about the morning of the shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in court on the fourth day of his trial.  Pistorius is charged with murder in the shooting death... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 5, 2014
  • Gerald Herbert / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | March 5, 2014

Posted On: 8:48 a.m. | March 5, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Big Easy, as revelers throw beads in the rain to crowds below from the balcony during Mardi Gras festivities in the French Quarter in New Orleans. Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, the season of penance and prayer for Christians around the world. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 4, 2014

Pictures in the News | March 4, 2014

Posted On: 11:59 a.m. | March 4, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, the set for the Academy Awards on Hollywood Boulevard is taken down. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Revelers perform during the second night of Carnival. Venice, Italy: Flooding in St. Mark's Square on the last day of the 2014 Carnival of Venice. Beijing: The Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and National People's Congress gets underway at... View Post»

2014 Carnival in Rio de Janeiro
  • Felipe Dana / Associated Press

2014 Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Posted On: 10:05 a.m. | March 3, 2014

Brazil is known for its exotic fauna, but the creatures on display Sunday night for the opening round of Rio's exuberant Carnival parade were a motley crew even by local standards. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 3, 2014
  • Wason Wanichakorn / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | March 3, 2014

Posted On: 9:25 a.m. | March 3, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Tinseltown, where Hollywood celebrated the best in film during the 86th Annual Academy Awards. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | February 24 – March 2, 2014
  • BULENT KILIC / AFP

The Week in Pictures | February 24 – March 2, 2014

Posted On: 7:57 a.m. | March 2, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This eek the world’s attention was on the Ukraine, where Russian gunmen on the Crimean peninsula and the embattled new Ukrainian government in Kiev continued to escalate a dangerous confrontation, with both sides mobilizing armed forces and warning that the other was provoking war. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 28, 2014

Pictures in the News | Feb. 28, 2014

Posted On: 11:55 a.m. | February 28, 2014

In Friday's Pictures in the News, the second of two storms arrives in Southern California, raising fears of mudslides in areas scarred by wildfire. Northumberland, England: The aurora borealis, or northern lights, illuminate the night sky at Embleton Bay. Hollywood: Rehearsals are held at the Dolby Theatre for the Oscars on Sunday. Simferopol, Ukraine: Gunman of unknown affiliation... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 27, 2014

Pictures in the News | Feb. 27, 2014

Posted On: 12:30 p.m. | February 27, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, the first of two storms begins to hit Southern California. Allahabad, India: Hindu devotees participate in a procession for the Maha Shivaratri festival, dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Hindus mark the festival by fasting and offering special prayers to Shiva, the god of destruction. Lucerne, Switzerland: Fireworks explode in the sky above Lake... View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 3:50 p.m. | February 26, 2014

Outstanding multimedia from across the web View Post»

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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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