Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Come to the L.A. Times printing plant for an InstaMeet

Come to the L.A. Times printing plant for an InstaMeet

Posted On: 6:00 a.m. | May 12, 2014

Into Instagram? Curious about how the newspaper is printed? Then come join me - @rickloomis - at the Los Angeles Times Olympic printing plant Friday May 16th at 1:00 pm for a behind the scenes tour and an opportunity to photograph this unique process. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | May 5-11, 2014
  • GENYA SAVILOV / AFP/Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | May 5-11, 2014

Posted On: 5:00 p.m. | May 9, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We start with a touching image out of Folsom Women's Facility, where a daughter hugs her mother after they had the chance to spend time together through a nonprofit program called Get on the Bus that arranges for children of inmates to visit their parents in California prisons around Mother's and Father's days. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 9, 2014
  • Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | May 9, 2014

Posted On: 10:18 a.m. | May 9, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins at LAPD headquarters, where roses are placed near the names of the fallen at the conclusion of the Los Angeles Police Memorial Ceremony held to honor the more than 200 officers killed over the years in the line of duty. View Post»

How a soldier shot a famous general's funeral in Normandy after D-day
  • Sydney Gutell

How a soldier shot a famous general’s funeral in Normandy after D-day

Posted On: 9:22 a.m. | May 8, 2014

When Pvt. 1st Class Sidney Gutelewitz returned from World War II in December, 1945, he carried with him a small metal container. In it was a roll of developed 35 mm film. He soon forgot about the film as he returned to civilian life. Decades would pass before he would learn the real story behind the somber images he had captured - a funeral in France that attracted 10 generals, including George... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 8, 2014
  • Matt Detrich / The Indianapolis Star / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | May 8, 2014

Posted On: 9:03 a.m. | May 8, 2014

Thursday's Pictures in the News starts with an image of a tornado touching down in a field in Akron, Colo., on Wednesday. At least two tornadoes touched down briefly on Colorado's Eastern Plains. Manila, Philippines: Demonstrators call for the continued aid and rehabilitation of typhoon-ravaged Tacloban and nearby provinces in central Philippines. Moscow: Russian World War II veterans... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 7, 2014

Pictures in the News | May 7, 2014

Posted On: 9:23 a.m. | May 7, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the high desert area of Southern California, where crews work to clear mangled rebar after the Ranchero Road overpass bridge caught fire, closing both sides of the 15 Freeway, the main artery between Las Vegas and Los Angeles. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 6, 2014
  • KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP

Pictures in the News | May 6, 2014

Posted On: 8:07 a.m. | May 6, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, Russian soldiers march during a rehearsal of the Victory Day Parade in Moscow. The parade will take place in Red Square on Friday to commemorate the 1945 defeat of Nazi Germany. New York: Rihanna arrives at the Costume Institute Benefit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Jerusalem: Protests and celebrations mark Israel's 66th Independence Day. Chiang... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 5, 2014

Pictures in the News | May 5, 2014

Posted On: 8:21 a.m. | May 5, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins on Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles, where members of a Mariachi group called Los Reyes de Michoacan perform during the 84th Annual Cinco De Mayo Festival. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | April 28 – May 4, 2014
  • Joe Raedle / Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | April 28 – May 4, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | May 2, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. A sports story grabbed national headlines this week as NBA Commissioner Adam Silver imposed a lifetime ban on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for his racially charged remarks as his team faces a Game 7 in their first round play-off series with the Golden State Warriors. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 2, 2014

Pictures in the News | May 2, 2014

Posted On: 8:56 a.m. | May 2, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where thousands of demonstrators converged on downtown Los Angeles to rally for immigration and human rights reform in the annual May Day marches. Also in Los Angeles, R&B singer Chris Brown appeared in court for a probation violation and was ordered to remain jailed without bail until another court hearing set for next week. View Post»

U.S. Air Force photographer Russell Scalf honored as military photographer of the year
  • Tech. Sgt. Russ Scalf / U.S. Air Force

U.S. Air Force photographer Russell Scalf honored as military photographer of the year

Posted On: 7:50 a.m. | May 2, 2014

U.S. Air Force photographer Russell Scalf has been named the Military Photographer of the Year for work done in 2013. Scalf’s work was among thousands of photos reviewed by judges at the Defense Information School in Ft. Meade, Maryland. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 1, 2014
  • STUART PALLEY / EPA

Pictures in the News | May 1, 2014

Posted On: 10:29 a.m. | May 1, 2014

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Turkey, where police used water canon and tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters who tried to defy a Labor Day ban on demonstrations on Istanbul's Taksim Square, the scene of protests that have dogged the government for months. We also feature more May Day images from Havana, Indonesia, Italy and Russia. View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 30, 2014
  • SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | April 30, 2014

Posted On: 11:17 a.m. | April 30, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where the Clippers got back to the business of basketball after their owner, Donald Sterling, was banned for life by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 29, 2014
  • MOHAMMED ABED / AFP

Pictures in the News | April 29, 2014

Posted On: 10:16 a.m. | April 29, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, a dangerous storm system spawned a chain of deadly tornadoes over three days that flattened homes and businesses, forced frightened residents in more than half a dozen states to take cover and left tens of thousands in the dark in Tupelo, Miss. Kostyantynivka, Ukraine: A pro-Russian armed man in military fatigues poses for a photograph with a child as he... View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 28, 2014

Pictures in the News | April 28, 2014

Posted On: 9:30 a.m. | April 28, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the Bay area, where Los Angeles Clippers Chris Paul takes a breather after a turnover against the Warriors in game 4 of the NBA Western Conference playoffs in Oakland. A firestorm of controversy is surrounding the Clippers after a racist rant attributed to the team owner Donald Sterling surfaced. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | April 21 – 27, 2014
  • Sergei L. Loiko / Los Angeles Times

The Week in Pictures | April 21 – 27, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | April 25, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. More saber rattling out of the Ukraine this week, where Ukrainian government troops moved against pro-Russia forces in the east of the country and killed at least two of them in clashes at checkpoints manned by the insurgents. Russian President Vladimir Putin decried what he described as a "punitive operation." 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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