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The 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards | Jan. 27, 2013

The 19th Screen Actors Guild Awards | Jan. 27, 2013

Posted On: 7:35 p.m. | January 27, 2013

Ben Affleck's “Argo” seems to be unstoppable. The film about a CIA plot to rescue American hostages in Iran in 1980 won the 19th Screen Actors Guild Award on Sunday night for ensemble in a motion picture. The win came a day after the film, which also stars Affleck, took the Producers Guild Award on Saturday night — an honor that is one of the leading indicators of Oscar gold. Two... View Post»

Entrepreneurs are rushing to Colorado to get in early on marijuana industry

Marijuana entrepreneurs rushing to Colorado

Posted On: 4:02 p.m. | January 26, 2013

Colorado has become a nucleus of the rapidly evolving marijuana industry, offering a glimpse at what life might be like if weed is legalized nationwide, with companies, entrepreneurs and investors maneuvering for a piece of the expected boom. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | January 21 – 27, 2013
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The Week in Pictures | January 21 – 27, 2013

Posted On: 2:50 p.m. | January 25, 2013

The Week in Pictures from around the world. View Post»

Pictures in the News | January 25, 2013

Pictures in the News | January 25, 2013

Posted On: 9:27 a.m. | January 25, 2013

Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Ian Ruhter
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reFramed: In conversation with Ian Ruhter

Posted On: 3:00 a.m. | January 25, 2013

“I’ve always seen the world differently so I built a camera to share images the way I see them in my mind…growing up I had severe dyslexia and it was always hard to communicate – when I found photography I found my voice.” –Ian Ruhter View Post»

Shooting video: Camcorder vs. DSLR and iPhone

Shooting video: Camcorder vs. DSLR and iPhone

Posted On: 12:20 a.m. | January 25, 2013

I miss the good old days, when a camera just took still photographs and a video camera shot video. The choices where simple. But today with video and still photos blurring the line across most cameras, you've got the best of both worlds seamlessly blending together. View Post»

1914 Times cooking class
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1914 Times cooking class

Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | January 25, 2013

Bertha Haffner-Ginger, left, during the "The Times' School of Domestic Science" - a cooking class – held at the Los Angeles Times. View Post»

Afghanistan's new generation

Afghanistan’s new generation

Posted On: 5:29 p.m. | January 24, 2013

Although large parts of Kabul's population still struggle to survive in overcrowded slums, a new generation of well-off teens and young adults live in modern apartments, shop at Western-style malls and supermarkets, swap text messages on their cell phones, celebrate weddings at neon-decked halls and are connected to the world through television, movies and the Internet. 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.

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