Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Powerhouse fire

Powerhouse fire

Posted On: 6:10 p.m. | June 3, 2013

The blaze, which has burned more than 32,000 acres and destroyed seven structures, has been pushed in several directions by hot winds through dense chaparal and flammable grasses. View Post»

Unrest in Turkey continues
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Unrest in Turkey continues

Posted On: 10:18 a.m. | June 3, 2013

Turkish police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse protesters adorned in gas masks and slinging Molotov cocktails in central Taksim Square early Tuesday. The clashes marked the first major violence in the iconic square since scores of anti-government protesters occupied it more than a week ago. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 3, 2013
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Pictures in the News | June 3, 2013

Posted On: 8:47 a.m. | June 3, 2013

The Powerhouse fire in Southern California has scorched 29,000 acres and is 40% contained. More photos Waters from three swollen rivers flooded the old town of Passau in southeast Germany on Monday. Austria, Switzerland and the Czech Republic have also been affected following heavy rainfall and flooding. View Post»

Los Angeles City Hall in color
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Los Angeles City Hall in color

Posted On: 12:18 a.m. | June 3, 2013

Los Angeles City Hall gets lit in various colors in support of different causes. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | May 27 – June 2, 2013
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The Week in Pictures | May 27 – June 2, 2013

Posted On: 2:59 p.m. | May 31, 2013

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

Pictures in the News | May 31, 2013
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Pictures in the News | May 31, 2013

Posted On: 10:06 a.m. | May 31, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Southern California, where the Powerhouse fire has charred more than 1,000 acres. Also in the Southland, Los Angeles County prosecutors file a murder charge against a man whose dogs mauled a woman to death in Littlerock; protesters outside the governor's L.A. office plead with authorities to allow them to deliver petitions urging a ban on fracking in... View Post»

Oscar Bayer — 1925 shootout hero
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Oscar Bayer — 1925 shootout hero

Posted On: 12:20 a.m. | May 31, 2013

Motorcycle officer Oscar Bayer is the hero during 1925 shootout with four bank robbers. View Post»

Photographing a House of Cards

Times photographer Kirk McKoy on assignment

Posted On: 4:50 p.m. | May 30, 2013

The first thing I did after being assigned to photograph Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright for the Times Envelope section was to binge watch all 13 episodes of their Netflix show "House of Cards." I decided the use the name of the show as my overall theme and so purchased 4 decks of cards, two red decks for Republicans and 2 blue for Democrats. Because I had only 30 minutes for the shoot the house... View Post»

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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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