Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Altered Oceans

Altered Oceans

Posted On: 6:11 p.m. | June 29, 2010

Altered Oceans is a five-part series on the state of the world’s oceans. Using a combination of video and still photography, we take a closer inspection of the mass die-offs of whales and dolphins, blooms of toxic algae that have sickened Florida coastal dwellers and the growing number of oceanic dead-zones. View Post»

Making a connection

Making a connection

Posted On: 6:11 p.m. | June 29, 2010

For more than 50 years, Art Laboe's soothing radio voice has been as cherished among Latinos in the Southwest as Chick Hearn's rapid-fire staccato once was among Lakers fans. View Post»

Cruisin’ the coast: SoCal beaches

Cruisin’ the coast: SoCal beaches

Posted On: 6:10 p.m. | June 29, 2010

In 2008, Times photographers were assigned the daunting task of exploring one of the Southland’s greatest assets: its beaches. View Post»

Bennett freeze: Frozen land, forgotten people

Frozen land, forgotten people

Posted On: 6:09 p.m. | June 29, 2010

A 1966 ban on development in a disputed tribal area in northern Arizona left many Navajo living in third-world conditions -- or forced them out entirely. When the freeze ended, many residents didn't know where to begin. View Post»

Dharavi: Mumbai’s hidden heart

Dharavi

Posted On: 6:09 p.m. | June 29, 2010

Mumbai's Hidden Heart View Post»

Haiti: Coping with the aftermath

Haiti: Coping with the aftermath

Posted On: 6:09 p.m. | June 29, 2010

Hi-res images from Los Angeles Times photographers Carolyn Cole, Rick Loomis and Brian Vander Brug. View Post»

Brazil's Juma Reserve

Brazil’s Juma Reserve

Posted On: 6:08 p.m. | June 29, 2010

The Amazon's 'museum of nature' is being preserved through a program that rewards those who participate in rain-forest preservation. View Post»

Turmoil in Kenya

Turmoil in Kenya

Posted On: 6:08 p.m. | June 29, 2010

Times photographer Carolyn Cole was a 2009 Pulitzer finalist for her coverage of the political violence in Kenya. View Post»

The Pit

The Pit

Posted On: 6:07 p.m. | June 29, 2010

The home of Trona Tornadoes football team isn't a grass field; here in Trona, Calif., high school football games are played on an unforgiving bed of sand, rocks and dirt. View Post»

The Marlboro Marine Video

Marlboro Marine

Posted On: 6:06 p.m. | June 29, 2010

Times photojournalist Luis Sinco documented the Marine’s assault on Fallouja, Iraq, in November 2004. While capturing the ferocity of the conflict, he took a photograph of Lance Cpl. James Blake Miller. Weary from battle, the Marine lighted a cigarette, and Sinco's shot of that moment became an icon of the Iraq war. But the connection between Sinco and Miller runs deeper. View Post»

Waiting for death

Waiting for death

Posted On: 6:04 p.m. | June 29, 2010

Waiting for death View Post»

Enrique’s journey

Enrique’s journey

Posted On: 6:03 p.m. | June 29, 2010

Central American youths, often facing deadly danger, stow away on freight trains to travel north to the United States. This essay chronicles the journey of Enrique, who traveled to the United States alone from Honduras as a teenager in search of his mother. View Post»

An outsized man in every dimension

An outsized man in every dimension

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | June 29, 2010

From personality to profile, Billi Gordon has never denied his girth, using it to disarm and entertain, creating a theatrical comedy career -- in drag -- before pursuing research in neuroscience. But his size makes everything more complicated -- even diagnosing his ailments. View Post»

Los Angeles riots

The Los Angeles riots

Posted On: 5:59 p.m. | June 29, 2010

The Los Angeles riots of 1992 shocked America. View Post»

Ana's story

Ana’s story

Posted On: 5:59 p.m. | June 29, 2010

Ana Rodarte's life was defined by the neurofibromatosis, a condition sometimes called “Elephant Man’s disease,” that warped her face. But with a series of surgeries, a new chapter is opening. Read more   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.

VISUAL STAFF

  • Jeff Amlotte
  • Don Bartletti
  • Liz O. Baylen
  • Mark Boster
  • Bob Chamberlin
  • Bryan Chan
  • Michael Robinson Chavez
  • Myung J. Chun
  • Jay L. Clendenin
  • Carolyn Cole
  • Anne Cusack
  • Barbara Davidson
  • Ricardo DeAratanha
  • Gina Ferazzi
  • Gary Friedman
  • Robert Gauthier
  • Lawrence K. Ho
  • Don Kelsen
  • Irfan Khan
  • Glenn Koenig
  • Robert Lachman
  • Rick Loomis
  • Kirk McKoy
  • Mel Melcon
  • Genaro Molina
  • Francine Orr
  • Allen J. Schaben
  • Al Seib
  • Luis Sinco
  • Wally Skalij
  • Brian van der Brug

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