Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Pop goes the perfect background

Pop goes the perfect background

Posted On: 11:20 p.m. | February 28, 2013

Have you ever tried to find a simple or white background when you're just trying to get a close-up of an item for sale on EBay or your latest epicurean masterpiece. Sometimes you want the item that is being photographed to be situated in it's natural environment, but when your'e trying to highlight an individual, small subject, sometimes a simple background is the best way to go. Finding... View Post»

Coach Magic Johnson
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Coach Magic Johnson

Posted On: 11:25 a.m. | February 28, 2013

With the 1993-1994 Lakers stuck in neutral, owner Dr. Jerry Buss tried to shake up the team. Coach Randy Pfund was let go and Magic Johnson brought in. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 28, 2013
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Pictures in the News | Feb. 28, 2013

Posted On: 10:23 a.m. | February 28, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Skiers take to the slopes in the Nordic Skiing World Championships in Predazzo, Italy; Pope Benedict XVI waves to faithful from a balcony upon arrival in Castel Gandolfo, where he will begin his retirement in the papal summer residence (more photos); South Koreans, wearing traditional Korean costumes, carry torches as they march during a ceremony to celebrate... View Post»

Behind the lens: Remembering Wounded Knee
  • Jim Hubbard

Behind the lens: Remembering Wounded Knee

Posted On: 6:42 p.m. | February 27, 2013

The 40th anniversary of the Wounded Knee occupation is Feb. 27. Photographer Jim Hubbard was there and gave us this account of those days covering the event for United Press International: During the cold of winter in late February 1973, UPI dispatched me to the village of Wounded Knee, S.D., on the Pine Ridge Reservation. A heavily armed radical group of Native Americans, members of the... View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 27, 2013
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Pictures in the News | February 27, 2013

Posted On: 10:34 a.m. | February 27, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Vatican City, where thousands gather in St Peter's Square as Pope Benedict XVI attended his last weekly public audience before stepping down tomorrow. Pope Benedict XVI has been the leader of the Catholic Church for eight years and is the first Pope to retire since 1415. He cites ailing health as his reason for retirement and will spend the rest of... View Post»

Pope Benedict XVI bids farewell to cardinals on final day
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Pope Benedict XVI bids farewell to cardinals on final day

Posted On: 7:49 a.m. | February 27, 2013

Thousands gather in St Peter's Square as Pope Benedict XVI attends his last weekly audience in Vatican City, Vatican. The Pontiff has attended his last weekly public audience before stepping down tomorrow. Pope Benedict XVI has been the leader of the Catholic Church for eight years and is the first Pope to retire since 1415. He cites ailing health as his reason for retirement and will spend... View Post»

Outtakes | Luis Sinco

Outtakes | Luis Sinco

Posted On: 6:00 a.m. | February 27, 2013

A photographer’s take gets edited down to what is needed for the newspaper and online. Details and moments sometimes don’t make the cut. “Outtakes” is a gallery for that added-value imagery. We welcome comments and discussion. View Post»

1941 L.A. Times photo staff
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1941 L.A. Times photo staff

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | February 27, 2013

The 1941 photo staff of the Los Angeles Times gathers for a group portrait. 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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