Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Pictures in the News | Aug. 7, 2014

Pictures in the News | Aug. 7, 2014

Posted On: 10:00 a.m. | August 7, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps leaps off the blocks at the Phillips 66 U.S. Swimming National Championships in Irvine on Wednesday. Anaheim: Dodger shortstop Hanley Ramirez loses his grip on the bat during a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels. Dover Air Force Base, Del.: The family of fallen Army Major Gen. Harold Greene escorts his... View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 6, 2014
  • KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPA

Pictures in the News | August 6, 2014

Posted On: 9:02 a.m. | August 6, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Japan, where paper lanterns float on the River Motoyasu with the Atomic Bomb Dome in the background to comfort souls of the victims killed by the world's first atomic bombing, at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in western Japan as there country marked the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombing. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 5, 2014

Pictures in the News | Aug. 5, 2014

Posted On: 12:06 p.m. | August 5, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, residents dig out after Sunday's storm which sent heavy boulders, mud, rushing water and mountain debris into Forest Falls in San Bernardino County. Gaza City: A man and child rest in the rubble of their home in the Shejaiya area of Gaza, which has seen some of the worst destruction. Many people have no home to return to. At the start of a 72-hour... View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 4, 2014

Pictures in the News | August 4, 2014

Posted On: 8:41 a.m. | August 4, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, where Jay Z appears with Beyoncé as part of their On the Run tour. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | July 28-Aug. 3, 2014
  • Jabin Botsford / Los Angeles Times

The Week in Pictures | July 28-Aug. 3, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | August 1, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week the eye of the world have been focused on the Middle East, where a truce between Israel and Palestinian militants collapsed within hours Friday after Israel said one of its soldiers was missing and may have been captured. View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 1, 2014
  • ANDY RAIN / EPA

Pictures in the News | August 1, 2014

Posted On: 9:48 a.m. | August 1, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the MIddle East, where family and friends of Israeli St.-Sgt. Matan Gotlib, mourn during his funeral at the military cemetery in the Israeli coastal city of Rishon Letzion, after he was killed the previous day in combat in the Gaza Strip. A hard-won internationally brokered truce between Israel and Palestinian militants collapsed within hours Friday after... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 31, 2014
  • Emilio Morenatti / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | July 31, 2014

Posted On: 9:15 a.m. | July 31, 2014

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in So Cal, where protesters delivers debris collected from an alley in South LA to the doorstep of New York Mellon Bank in downtown Los Angeles as thousands of city employees, scores of frustrated residents, joined by Los Angeles workers in a volunteer cleanup of one of the region's most blighted alleys in Los Angeles. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 30, 2014
  • Jabin Botsford / Los Angeles Times

Pictures in the News | July 30, 2014

Posted On: 10:49 a.m. | July 30, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in SoCal, where firefighters and volunteers clear mud and water from the court at Pauley Pavilion after a major water main break sent a geyser of water blasting through Sunset Boulevard and onto the campus of UCLA. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 29, 2104

Pictures in the News | July 29, 2104

Posted On: 11:07 a.m. | July 29, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, some 15,000 Muslims gather at the Anaheim Convention Center to commemorate Eid al-Fitr, the end of fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. Gaza City, Gaza Strip: Men gather to pray outside the Ameen Mohammed mosque that was completely destroyed by Israeli forces overnight. Debris is scattered all over the courtyard. Five mosques were destroyed in a night... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 28, 2014
  • ROMAN PILIPEY / EPA

Pictures in the News | July 28, 2014

Posted On: 9:27 a.m. | July 28, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the Middle East, where women who have lost everything they own during the Israeli bombing of their homes in Beit Hanoun area of Gaza, loot from a store left open when the bombing began. Despite a 24-hour-ceasefire for the Eid celebration, explosions could still be heard in this most northern town in the Gaza Strip. View Post»

Review: Nikon D3300

Review: Nikon D3300

Posted On: 11:45 p.m. | July 25, 2014

Cameras keep getting smaller and the quality just keeps getting better. Since I’m still holding onto my SLR (single-lens-reflex) roots, when it comes to serious photography, I’m still the most comfortable with a DSLR (digital-single-lens-reflex). This is not to say the even smaller, mirror-less style cameras are not a good option, but I am not quite ready to take the leap. The Nikon... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 25, 2014

Pictures in the News | July 25, 2014

Posted On: 2:25 p.m. | July 25, 2014

Our daily selection of images from around the world. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 24, 2014

Pictures in the News | July 24, 2014

Posted On: 9:39 a.m. | July 25, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: selfies with a zombie as Comic-Con International gets underway in San Diego. Anaheim: Angels left fielder Josh Hamilton is congratulated by teammates after scoring the tying run against the Orioles in the eighth inning at Angels Stadium. Los Angeles: President Barack Obama waves as he steps off Air Force One after arriving to attend a DNC event and... View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 23, 2014
  • GENYA SAVILOV / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | July 23, 2014

Posted On: 9:41 a.m. | July 23, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Ukraine, where soldiers carry a coffin with the remains of a victim of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash to a military plane during a ceremony at the airport in Kharkiv. The first plane carrying bodies from downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 left eastern Ukraine for the Netherlands following a sombre ceremony. View Post»

Photosynthesis: A free, daylong, outdoor photo and music festival

Photosynthesis: A free, daylong, outdoor photo and music festival

Posted On: 12:03 p.m. | July 22, 2014

Photosynthesis is a free, day-long, outdoor photo and music festival on August 9, 2014. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 22, 2014

Pictures in the News | July 22, 2014

Posted On: 10:32 a.m. | July 22, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, Alice Cooper opens for Motley Crue at the Hollywood Bowl on Monday night. Giglio Island, Italy: Workers prepare to tow away the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship. The refloated Costa Concordia will start its journey to the port of Genoa on Wednesday, a day later than planned, officials overseeing the salvage project said. Donetsk, Ukraine:... 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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