Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

On the road with young photography students: California’s Central Valley
  • Julia Edelman

On the road with young photography students: California’s Central Valley

Posted On: 11:01 p.m. | March 18, 2015

By Michael Robinson Chavez, Los Angeles Times My road trip with students from New York’s Ross School continued as we ventured north of the border, back into Alta California. The focus of the trip was cultural and environmental sustainability. Nowhere I can think of in the U.S. is grappling with the latter as much as the drought-ravaged Central Valley. I spent a good amount of time last... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 18, 2015
  • ARNE DEDERT / DPA

Pictures in the News | March 18, 2015

Posted On: 10:18 a.m. | March 18, 2015

In Wednesday’s Pictures in the News, "Blockupy" activists gather outside the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, prior to the opening of the bank's new headquarters to protest austerity measures and the ECB's power. Maerkisch-Oderland, Germany: The Northern Lights, or Aurora borealis, are observed in the night sky farther south than normal after a solar storm sent a giant cloud... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 17, 2015
  • Peter Morrison / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | March 17, 2015

Posted On: 11:02 a.m. | March 17, 2015

Tuesday's St. Patrick's edition of the Pictures in the News begins, as it should, in Northern Ireland, with a St Patrick's day parade making it's way through the center of Belfast. View Post»

Saying goodbye to iPhoto
  • JOHN G. MABANGLO / AFP / Getty Images

Saying goodbye to iPhoto

Posted On: 10:30 p.m. | March 16, 2015

For me, iPhoto is a trip down memory lane. My library has over 25,000 family photos. I’ve seen my four kids grow up with it. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 16, 2015
  • Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | March 16, 2015

Posted On: 9:56 a.m. | March 16, 2015

In Monday’s Pictures in the News, Los Angeles Marathon runners revel in a cold spray of water at mile-marker 16 in Beverly Hills. Southern California's heat wave continued for a third day, sending temperatures 20 degrees higher than average for the region. Los Angeles: Los Angeles police officers converge on a neighborhood after two fellow officers were wounded by gunfire Sunday evening. ... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | March 8-15, 2015
  • YOSHIKAZU TSUNO / AFP

The Week in Pictures | March 8-15, 2015

Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | March 13, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The week marked the 4th anniversary of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that killed about 19,000 people. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 13, 2015

Pictures in the News | March 13, 2015

Posted On: 10:34 a.m. | March 13, 2015

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where President Barack Obama talks with Jimmy Kimmel during a commercial break at ABC Studios during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 12, 2015
  • Loren Holmes / Alaska Dispatch News

Pictures in the News | March 12, 2015

Posted On: 3:36 p.m. | March 12, 2015

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in Alsaka, where DeeDee Jonrowe arrives at the Ruby, Alaska checkpoint under the Northern Lights during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 11, 2015
  • KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPA

Pictures in the News | March 11, 2015

Posted On: 10:36 a.m. | March 11, 2015

In Wednesday’s Pictures in the News, Japan marks the anniversary of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that killed about 19,000 people. Istanbul, Turkey: Protesters clash with police during a rally marking the first anniversary of Berkin Elvan's death. Berkin, 15, died on March 11, 2014, after 296 days in a coma after he was hit by a gas canister during the police crackdown on protesters at... View Post»

World Press Photo announces 2015 Multimedia award winners
  • Paul Moakley / Time

World Press Photo announces 2015 Multimedia award winners

Posted On: 9:06 a.m. | March 11, 2015

Awards for the World Press Photo 2015 Multimedia contest have been announced in the short feature, long feature and interactive documentary categories. Time magazine won first prize for short feature for “Behind the Video of Eric Garner's Deadly Confrontation With New York Police.” The entry is a first-hand account by Garner’s friend who filmed the encounter and its aftermath. First... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 10, 2015
  • Gemunu Amarasinghe / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | March 10, 2015

Posted On: 11:05 a.m. | March 10, 2015

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in South America, where two French Olympians, an elite French sailor and seven others were killed Monday while shooting a reality TV show in Argentina when two helicopters collided. View Post»

Prison Obits | Writing about their own deaths

Prison Obits | Writing about their own deaths

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | March 10, 2015

Inmates at San Quentin were asked to write an obituary about their own death. The resulting obituaries were reflective, candid and aspirational. Above all, they revealed the ways that people who society would like to forget wish they could be remembered.   View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 9, 2015
  • Mark Ralston / AFP

Pictures in the News | March 9, 2015

Posted On: 10:53 a.m. | March 9, 2015

In Monday’s Pictures in the News a border collie named Spring soars as he attempts to catch a Frisbee during a competition at the annual Woofstock 90210 dog show in Beverly Hills.  The annual event is held to raise money for animal welfare as well as find homes for rescue dogs. Dresden, Germany: Strollers walk past early bloomers in Grosser Garten park. Abu Dhabi, United Arab... View Post»

On the road with young photography students: Ensenada, Mexico
  • Julia Edelman

On the road with young photography students: Ensenada, Mexico

Posted On: 7:44 a.m. | March 7, 2015

We are traveling in a Road-Warrior-like caravan of six RVs down the scenic coastal highway of northern Baja. After negotiating the Tijuana gauntlet successfully we settled in at the Hotel Las Rocas in Calafia and gathered to discuss story ideas with the students. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | March 2-8, 2015
  • GIANLUIGI GUERCIA / AFP/Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | March 2-8, 2015

Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | March 6, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week we start in the Southland, where the vintage plane piloted by actor Harrison Ford crashed on a golf course near Santa Monica Municipal Airport. Ford was alone in the plane when it clipped a tree at the Penmar Golf Course in Venice then came down on a fairway, just blocks from the runway. Ford was taken to a hospital with... View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 6, 2015

Pictures in the News | March 6, 2015

Posted On: 10:22 a.m. | March 6, 2015

Pictures in the News starts in the Southland, where the vintage plane that crashed on a golf course not far from Santa Monica Municipal Airport stills waits to be removed from the crash site. Harrison Ford was piloting the plane when it clipped a tree at the Penmar Golf Course in Venice, then landed on a fairway, just blocks from the runway. 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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  • Francine Orr
  • Allen J. Schaben
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