Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 10:32 a.m. | October 27, 2012

Best of the Web is a roundup of photography, video and multimedia from around the web. View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 26, 2012
  • Hassan Ammar / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | October 26, 2012

Posted On: 10:19 a.m. | October 26, 2012

Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 25, 2012
  • FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA / EPA

Pictures in the News | Oct. 25, 2012

Posted On: 9:51 a.m. | October 25, 2012

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Dogs play during the Westminster Dog of the Year competition in London; Hurricane Sandy hits Miami Beach and eastern Cuba; Muslim pilgrims pray on a rocky hill called the Mountain of Mercy in Arafat, Saudi Arabia, near Mecca; preparations are being made for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha and more. View Post»

On photography: Keeping the creative juices flowing

On photography: Keeping the creative juices flowing

Posted On: 5:06 p.m. | October 24, 2012

People often ask what inspires me and my photography, in particular, when I am going to shoot a portrait. Besides the easy answer of my family and the work of my friends and co-workers, I try to keep up with a variety of photographers and see if there are any new processes or lighting I can play with at the L.A. Times. View Post»

It’s a family affair!

It’s a family affair!

Posted On: 2:43 p.m. | October 24, 2012

Staff photographer Ricardo DeAratanha shares his passion for visual communication with his family. View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 24, 2012
  • Schalk van Zuydam / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | October 24, 2012

Posted On: 10:56 a.m. | October 24, 2012

Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 23, 2012
  • NOEL CELIS / AFP

Pictures in the News | Oct. 23, 2012

Posted On: 10:22 a.m. | October 23, 2012

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Firefighters battle a fire that engulfed a residential area in Manila, destroying nearly 400 homes; observances of the Chung Yeung Festival, which is a day to respect and remember family ancestors in Hong Kong; Nepalese devotees splash water on a water buffalo as part of a ritual before sacrificing it during the ninth day of the Dashain festival; Kashmiri... View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 22, 2012
  • Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | October 22, 2012

Posted On: 8:11 a.m. | October 22, 2012

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in India, where a performer disguised as Hindu Goddess Kali performs with fire during Navratri festival in Allahabad. Navratri or the festival of nine nights is an annual Hindu festival of worship and dance. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | October 15 - 21, 2012
  • AFP / AFP / Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | October 15 – 21, 2012

Posted On: 2:32 p.m. | October 20, 2012

The Week in Pictures from around the world. View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 7:31 p.m. | October 19, 2012

A roundup of outstanding photography, video and multimedia from across the Web. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 19, 2012
  • YURI KOCHETKOV / EPA

Pictures in the News | Oct. 19, 2012

Posted On: 10:45 a.m. | October 19, 2012

In Friday's Pictures in the News: autumn colors in a Moscow park, the scene of a powerful explosion in Beirut, a procession during the Lord of Miracles religious festival in Lima, Peru, and more. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 18, 2012
  • Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Oct. 18, 2012

Posted On: 9:54 a.m. | October 18, 2012

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: The aftermath of an airstrike by Syrian government forces against rebels, demonstrators clash with riot police during a 24-hour strike in Athens, Cambodians mourn the death of King Norodom Sihanouk at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, and more. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 17, 2012
  • BERND THISSEN / AFP / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | Oct. 17, 2012

Posted On: 9:32 a.m. | October 17, 2012

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Germany, where a woman has a larger than life eye starring back at her in the "Max Planck Science Tunnel" at the Heinz Nixdorf Museumsforum in western Germany. Staying in Europe, people participate in the grape harvest of the Grand Cru Rangen in eastern France; a paraglider prepares for a jump on the Hochries mountain in Germany; circus workers... View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 16, 2012
  • Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | October 16, 2012

Posted On: 9:34 a.m. | October 16, 2012

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Cambodia, where people mourn the death of former King Norodom Sihanouk at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh. Cambodians prayed for the soul of Sihanouk on Tuesday and world leaders sent their condolences as the country prepared for the return of his body. Sihanouk died Monday at age 89 of a heart attack in Beijing. View Post»

The Week in Sports | October 8 – 14, 2012
  • Felipe Dana / Associated Press

The Week in Sports | October 8 – 14, 2012

Posted On: 10:51 a.m. | October 15, 2012

The Week in Sports from around the world. View Post»

My first assignment at the Los Angeles Times
  • Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

My first assignment at the Los Angeles Times

Posted On: 10:40 a.m. | October 15, 2012

Bethany Mollenkof is a photojournalist in the Los Angeles Times visual department; she will be contributing occasional posts to Framework about her experiences and her life in Southern California. She graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2011. This is her first time in Los Angeles – ever. Los Angeles is a city that engulfs all of your senses. Billboards loom on most corners, cars... 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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