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Broadway in L.A. during the holidays [updated]
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Broadway in L.A. during the holidays [updated]

Posted On: 10:47 p.m. | December 17, 2013

Broadway during the holidays 1937-1941 View Post»

Riding the bus

Riding the bus

Posted On: 9:06 p.m. | December 17, 2013

It's a grueling 15-hour day for Carmen Mendoza and her children as they leave home before dawn and trek to far-flung schools and work. But they expect a payoff someday. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 17, 2013

Pictures in the News | Dec. 17, 2013

Posted On: 10:53 a.m. | December 17, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, two children were among at least 13 people killed in new airstrikes on a rebel-held district of Syria's main northern city of Aleppo, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Pyongyang, North Korea: North Korean soldiers march on Kim Il Sung Square as others pay their respects beneath portraits of the late leaders Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung. North... View Post»

Interactive Iraq war eyewitnesses: The stories behind the images

Iraq war eyewitnesses: The stories behind the images

Posted On: 10:32 a.m. | December 17, 2013

Several Los Angeles Times photojournalists were among those who risked their lives to chronicle the war in Iraq. The team included Don Bartletti, Bryan Chan, Carolyn Cole, Robert Gauthier, Rick Loomis, Luis Sinco, Wally Skalij and Brian van der Brug. Steve Stroud, The Times’ deputy director of photography, shepherded the process of dispatching the photographers, steering their coverage and... View Post»

Mountain lions on camera in Santa Barbara County

Mountain lions on camera in Santa Barbara County

Posted On: 4:53 p.m. | December 16, 2013

It was during a weekend hike in November with my grown son Max along a well-worn trail at an elevation of 1600 feet in the Santa Ynez Mountains when we both smelled the unmistakable odor of something that had died. We both dismissed the smell as likely from a poor rodent that had met its end. The following day we watched closely as a turkey vulture (Cathartes aura) soared on the thermals and... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 16, 2013
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Pictures in the News | Dec. 16, 2013

Posted On: 8:36 a.m. | December 16, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where more than 500 Santa Clauses, a few reindeer and one gingerbread man poured into downtown Los Angeles and surrounding bars of interest for SantaCon L.A. 2013. View Post»

Steve McPeak crosses Vincent Thomas Bridge
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Steve McPeak crosses Vincent Thomas Bridge

Posted On: 12:28 a.m. | December 16, 2013

A helicopter observes tightrope-walker Steve McPeak during his walk over the Vincent Thomas Bridge. View Post»

Santacon LA 2014

SantaCon L.A. 2013

Posted On: 9:03 p.m. | December 15, 2013

More than 500 Santas, a few reindeer and one gingerbread man blanketed downtown LA, and surrounding bars of interest for Santacon LA 2014. View Post»


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.


  • 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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