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Echo Park Lake 1920
  • Los Angeles Times

Echo Park Lake 1920

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | May 29, 2013

Photo of Echo Park Lake looking north from Temple Street. In distance is Edendale, known for location of early movie studios, but by 1920 the studios were moving to Hollywood. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 28, 2013

Pictures in the News | May 28, 2013

Posted On: 10:35 a.m. | May 28, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Observances of Memorial Day on Monday in Riverside and San Diego; police officers investigate the crash scene where five people died in Newport Beach; and kayakers take to the Los Angeles River for the opening of a recreation zone. There's more, too -- from India, Ivory Coast, England and the White House -- so please take a look. View Post»

Outtakes | Luis Sinco

Outtakes | Luis Sinco

Posted On: 7:11 a.m. | May 28, 2013

A photographer may take dozens of shots for an assignment, which are 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. We welcome comments and discussion. View Post»

A return to the new Flickr

A return to the new Flickr

Posted On: 11:15 p.m. | May 25, 2013

After a two year absence I'm back using Flickr. I had lost interest and let my pro account lapse but with their new user interface introduced this week and improved smart phone app, it has piqued my interest. As if I really need to tinker with another social media avenue. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | May 20 – 26, 2013

The Week in Pictures | May 20 – 26, 2013

Posted On: 4:20 p.m. | May 24, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The eyes of the world were focused on Moore, Oklahoma, where a huge tornado roared through an Oklahoma City suburb Monday leaving a devastating path of destruction in its' wake. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 24, 2013
  • Andres Kudacki / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | May 24, 2013

Posted On: 9:00 a.m. | May 24, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Virginia, where soldiers in the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment place a small American flag before each grave marker for more than 220,000 graves during the annual Flags-In ceremony in advance of Memorial Day to honor the nation's fallen members of the military at Arlington Cemetery. View Post»

Clark Gable joins the Army
  • Andrew H. Arnott / Los Angeles Times

Clark Gable joins the Army

Posted On: 12:59 a.m. | May 24, 2013

Actor Clark Gable takes oath as Army private at the Federal Building in Los Angeles. View Post»

Preserving D-Day memories with a flag

Preserving D-day memories with a tattered flag

Posted On: 7:41 p.m. | May 23, 2013

The assignment seemed routine — a portrait of couple for a story about personal finance. But as I was soon reminded, sometimes an interesting, if not extraordinary, story lurks just beneath the surface. Such are the regular discoveries of a newspaper photographer. 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
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  • Barbara Davidson
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  • Genaro Molina
  • Francine Orr
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