Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Pictures in the News | June 8, 2015
  • GUILLERMO LEGARIA / AFP

Pictures in the News | June 8, 2015

Posted On: 11:39 a.m. | June 8, 2015

In Monday's Pictures in the News people participate in the ninth annual tomato fight festival, known as tomatina, in Sutamarchan, Boyaca department, Colombia. Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany: German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with President Obama at Schloss Elmau hotel during the G-7 summit. Los Angeles: Activists protest in front of Mayor Eric Garcetti's home. The Los Angeles... View Post»

Lily and Phantom 3 video camera drones

Lily and Phantom 3 video camera drones

Posted On: 12:33 p.m. | June 7, 2015

It’s advertised as a camera you just throw and go. Lily is a simple quadcopter with a built-in camera that’s made to follow you. The four-prop drone follows a remote sensor that you put in your pocket -- it’s that simple. Lily is advertised as a craft that flies itself, no controller required, while you focus on your activity. This idea sounds great -- a worry-free way to capture... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | June 1 – 7, 2015

The Week in Pictures | June 1 – 7, 2015

Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | June 5, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Tragedy in China this week, where a ferry carrying 456 people on the Yangtze River sank after getting caught in a cyclone with only a few survivors rescued. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 5, 2015
  • Al Bello / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | June 5, 2015

Posted On: 10:22 a.m. | June 5, 2015

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Baja California, where a volatile farm labor strike that crippled exports from one of Mexico’s key agricultural regions ended with an unprecedented accord that boosts wages as much as 50% for thousands of laborers. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 4, 2015

Pictures in the News | June 4, 2015

Posted On: 10:09 a.m. | June 4, 2015

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in South LA, where the mother of Ezell Ford still hopes for justice in his killing by LAPD. Tritobia Ford said she constantly scours the Internet for articles, potential witnesses and anything new about the investigation into her son's death. Her family sometimes hides her phone, just so she'll stop looking. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 3, 2015
  • Getty Images

Pictures in the News | June 3, 2015

Posted On: 9:22 a.m. | June 3, 2015

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins back in China, where rescuers continue to search for survivors from the capsized ship passenger ship in the Yangtze River. Officially, the operations at the site of the sinking of the Eastern Star remained an active rescue operation. But with more than 420 people still unaccounted for, the incident appears likely to become China’s worst maritime... View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 2, 2015
  • AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | June 2, 2015

Posted On: 9:42 a.m. | June 2, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in China, where a ferry carrying 456 people on the Yangtze River sank after getting caught in a cyclone, and by Tuesday evening just 15 survivors had been rescued. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 1, 2015
  • Jim Cole / AP

Pictures in the News | June 1, 2015

Posted On: 2:44 p.m. | June 1, 2015

In Monday's Pictures in the News a military honor guard stands in the rain as the remains of Army Cpl. Elmer Richard arrive in his hometown of Exeter, N.H., for burial with full military honors. Richard, of Exeter, N.H. was captured in Korea in 1950 at the age of 20 and died in captivity. Fuessen, Germany: The castle Neuschwanstein is illuminated in the national colors of the United Kingdom... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | May 25-31, 2015
  • DAI KUROKAWA / EPA

The Week in Pictures | May 25-31, 2015

Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | May 29, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Sports took center stage this week as FIFA ,soccer's world governing body, which was rocked by corruption charges, decided to remain with its current leader, giving President Sepp Blatter a fifth term over Jordan's Prince Ali bin al-Hussein. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 29, 2015
  • Jay Janner / Austin American-Statesman

Pictures in the News | May 29, 2015

Posted On: 10:13 a.m. | May 29, 2015

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Texas, where the death toll from almost a week of fierce rain that has flooded many parts of the state continued to rise on Friday as officials closely watched the swelling rivers for clues on how much longer the crisis will last. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 28, 2015

Pictures in the News | May 28, 2015

Posted On: 9:38 a.m. | May 28, 2015

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where workers remove clumps of oil from a two-mile stretch of shoreline north of the Manhattan Beach pier, which was closed when an oil clumps began washing ashore. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 27, 2015

Pictures in the News | May 27, 2015

Posted On: 10:05 a.m. | May 27, 2015

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Europe, where Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, throwing FIFA deeper into crisis only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested and 14 indicted in a separate U.S. corruption probe. View Post»

#whereami: Student photographers explore their communities to reveal themselves
  • Ricardo Munoz

#whereami: Student photographers explore their communities to reveal themselves

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | May 26, 2015

Joan Dooley, a media arts teacher at Humanitas Academy of Art & Technology, which is an LAUSD pilot school, has long encouraged her students to show their communities and to push themselves to reveal a mood. Joe Medina, a photography teacher at Harvard Westlake School, drew on Dooley’s idea of exploring community and pushed his students to reveal feeling and then to share the work on... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | May 18 – 24, 2015
  • AIDAN CRAWLEY / EPA

The Week in Pictures | May 18 – 24, 2015

Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | May 22, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, a ruptured pipeline north of Santa Barbara sent thousands of gallons of oil into the ocean and along the shoreline at Refugio State Beach. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 22, 2015
  • JIM WATSON / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | May 22, 2015

Posted On: 9:49 a.m. | May 22, 2015

Friday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where members of the 3rd US Infinity Regiment place American flags at the foot of graves in Arlington National Cemetery, during the annual "Flags In" ceremony for Memorial Day. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 21, 2015

Pictures in the News | May 21, 2015

Posted On: 10:18 a.m. | May 21, 2015

Thursday Pictures in the News begins in California, where clues as to what caused a 24-inch oil pipeline to rupture along California's picturesque Gaviota Coast remain buried beneath tons of oil-contaminated earth. 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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