Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Crossing the finish line

Crossing the finish line

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | March 14, 2014

The finale of a marathon is like a un-orchestrated chaotic play of human endeavor, unfurling before a chanting, screaming crowd, a play of exhaustion, triumph, tears — sometimes collapse-- but ultimately accomplishment. View Post»

A new avenue for sheltering Sonoma County's homeless

A new avenue for sheltering Sonoma County’s homeless

Posted On: 1:25 p.m. | March 10, 2014

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors created the safe parking program in late January as an emergency response to freezing weather, making it one of just a handful on the West Coast. View Post»

Outtakes | Luis Sinco

Outtakes | Luis Sinco

Posted On: 4:12 p.m. | March 7, 2014

A photographer may take dozens of shots for an assignment. Usually, the images are edited down to just a few for use in the newspaper and online. Details and moments significant to the photographer often don’t make the cut. Outtakes presents a selection of those images. We welcome comments and discussion. Follow Luis Sinco on Twitter: @luissinco View Post»

Oscar night 2014 | The 86th Academy Awards

Oscar night 2014 | The 86th Academy Awards

Posted On: 1:55 p.m. | March 3, 2014

Framework presents a glimpse of the color, sights, fashions and the anticipation and excitement at the 86th Academy Awards on March 2, 2014. These images of Oscar night, Hollywood's biggest night and the highlight of an auspicious awards season, are brought to you by the photojournalists of the Los Angeles Times. View Post»

Kabaddi tournaments maintain Punjabi traditions in Central Valley

Kabaddi tournaments maintain Punjabi traditions in Bay Area

Posted On: 3:19 p.m. | February 20, 2014

Kabaddi – a sport without a ball or protective gear or any rule against holding your opponent upside down and moving him in the manner of a salt shaker – is popular across the Central Valley and Bay Area, home to a large Punjabi population. View Post»

Outtakes | Luis Sinco

Outtakes | Luis Sinco

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | February 19, 2014

A photographer may take dozens of shots for an assignment, and they’re usually edited down to just a few images for use in the newspaper and online. Details and moments significant to the photographer often don’t make the cut. Outtakes presents a selection of those images. View Post»

Skid row wedding

They met on skid row, returned for their wedding

Posted On: 10:23 p.m. | February 14, 2014

Skid row residents, family and friends celebrated a Valentine wedding of their own in San Julian Park in downtown Los Angeles Friday. View Post»

Barbara Davidson named 2013 POYi Newspaper Photographer of the Year

Barbara Davidson named 2013 POYi Newspaper Photographer of the Year

Posted On: 1:29 p.m. | February 14, 2014

Los Angeles Times staff photographer Barbara Davidson has won the premier 2013 Newspaper Photographer of the Year award in the 71st annual Pictures of the Year International (POYi) competition. View Post»

Behind the lens | Jay L. Clendenin creates a portable studio at the Sundance Film Festival

Behind the lens | Jay L. Clendenin creates a portable studio at the Sundance Film Festival

Posted On: 10:40 a.m. | February 14, 2014

After putting together a successful photo studio at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, the decision to do it again was a no-brainer. After securing the same space we used last year and becoming part of the Village at the Lift, a central point of the raucous media blitz and party at the base of Main Street in downtown Park City, I hit the Fashion District of downtown L.A. to search out... View Post»

Westminster Masters Agility Championship

Westminster Kennel Club agility competition

Posted On: 4:26 p.m. | February 9, 2014

Every dog has its day. Will this be the day a mutt goes home with the big prize? For the first time since 1884, the breed known in polite company as an All-American (a.k.a. mutt) was mingling with the purebreds at a Westminster Kennel Club event: the Agility Championship. View Post»

' I'm Richie the Barber, that's who I am'

‘ I’m Richie the Barber, that’s who I am’

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | February 6, 2014

Richie the Barber has two passions: being a haircutter and a clown. Oh, and he'd like to break the Guinness record for most tattoos. View Post»

Leonardo DiCaprio Throughout the Years

Leonardo DiCaprio through the years

Posted On: 1:17 p.m. | January 30, 2014

Leonardo DiCaprio: He might be one of the most recognizable people in the world. View Post»

Not alone: Senior year and mother of two
  • Bethany Mollenkof

Not alone: Senior year and mother of two

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | January 27, 2014

By Bethany Mollenkof Janet Ibarra’s tiny frame gives no indication of the weight she has carried. When she slips into her black satin prom dress and turns to reach for the zipper, her glasses slip down her nose. With her mother’s help, the dress is secured and soon she’s settled on the couch, humming softly. Just as soon as she sits down, chicken nuggets in one hand, her phone in... View Post»

56th Grammy Awards | Jan. 26, 2014

56th Grammy Awards | Jan. 26, 2014

Posted On: 9:04 p.m. | January 26, 2014

Framework is proud to present a glimpse of the excitement, the anticipation, the fashions and the winners at the 56th Grammy Awards, as documented by the photojournalists of the Los Angeles Times. Join us for the high-energy evening when the music industry salutes its very best. See also The Times' full 2014 Grammy Awards coverage. Enjoy! View Post»

The 20th Screen Actors Guild Awards | Jan. 18, 2014

The 20th Screen Actors Guild Awards | Jan. 18, 2014

Posted On: 7:44 p.m. | January 18, 2014

The Screen Actors Guild Awards, actors honoring their own, is considered one of the more reliable predictors of Oscar gold. Framework is proud to present highlights from the star-studded event at the Shrine Exposition Center, as documented by the photojournalists of the Los Angeles Times. Enjoy the evening with us. Also in our SAG Awards photo coverage: 360º panoramic images | SAG... View Post»

The Forum -- version 2.0

The Forum — version 2.0

Posted On: 1:21 p.m. | January 17, 2014

Home of the Southland's top concerts and sporting events for more than three decades, the Forum is beaming again with a fresh coat of red paint and a renewed sense of possibility as concert-goers filed into the grand opening of the newly renovated venue in Inglewood. 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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