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The Ramettes
  • Ben Olender / Los Angeles Times

The Ramettes

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | October 2, 2013

Los Angeles Rams halfback Jon Arnett runs through tunnel formed by the Ramettes - the team's cheerleading squad. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 1, 2013
  • Jacquelyn Martin / Pool

Pictures in the News | Oct. 1, 2013

Posted On: 11:08 a.m. | October 1, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, Afghan children play on the remains of a old Soviet tank in the city of Kandahar south of Kabul, Afghanistan. Beijing: A Chinese man walks past an honor guard after a ceremony marking the 64th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China at Tiananmen Square. Quang Ninh district, Vietnam: A woman inspects the damage to the house where she... View Post»

2013 Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach
  • Frederic J. Brown / AFP

2013 Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach

Posted On: 10:38 a.m. | September 30, 2013

Action shots and wipe-outs of the paws on boards at the 5th Annual Surf Dog competition at Huntington Beach. View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 30, 2013
  • Win McNamee / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | September 30, 2013

Posted On: 9:04 a.m. | September 30, 2013

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Washington, D.C., where tourists walk past the U.S. Capitol as Congress remains gridlocked over legislation to continue funding the federal government. In Southern California: Laker guard Kobe Bryant is surrounded during Saturday's media day at its training facility in El Segundo; visitors pause at  Janet Echelman's installation "The Space Between Us"... View Post»

Glow is back, bringing all-night art to Santa Monica

Glow is back, bringing all-night art to Santa Monica

Posted On: 1:11 p.m. | September 29, 2013

Glow commissioned several site - specific, interactive art projects to illuminate Santa Monica's iconic pier and surrounding beach. The event is produced by the City of Santa Monica and the Santa Monica Arts Foundation in partnership with the Santa Monica Convention & Visitors Bureau, Downtown Santa Monica, Santa Monica Pier and KCRW. View Post»

iPhone 5s camera comparison test
  • Robert Lachman and Allison Sheridan

iPhone 5s camera comparison test

Posted On: 11:30 p.m. | September 28, 2013

Nobody really wants to believe that they bought the lesser phone. Most people just stick with their phone contract and upgrade. Who really takes the time to research the best camera in a smart phone anyway? View Post»

The Spruce Goose is moved, then moved again
  • Ken Hively / Los Angeles Times

The Spruce Goose is moved, then moved again

Posted On: 12:38 a.m. | September 28, 2013

In 1982, the Spruce Goose is moved to a dome next to the Queen Mary. In 1993, the flying boat is moved to McMinnville, Oregon. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | September 23 – 29, 2013

The Week in Pictures | September 23 – 29, 2013

Posted On: 4:00 p.m. | September 27, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. It was a comeback for the ages this week in San Francisco, where the crew of Oracle Team USA celebrated after winning the 17th race of the America's Cup against Emirates Team New Zealand. The United States, after trailing 8 to 1, won eight straight races to retain the cup.  In other sports, Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera... 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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