Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Solar power in Nipton, Calif.

Small-scale solar power in Nipton, Calif.

Posted On: 8:10 p.m. | December 28, 2012

Gerald Freeman unlocks the gate to the small power plant and goes inside. Three rows of solar collectors, elevated on troughs that track the sun’s arc like sunflowers, afford a glimpse of California’s possible energy future. This facility and a smaller version across the road produce some about 80% of the power required by Nipton’s 60 residents, its general store and motel. Freeman,... View Post»

Preparation underway for the 124th Rose Parde
  • Christina House / For The Times

Preparation underway for the 124th Rose Parade

Posted On: 7:33 p.m. | December 28, 2012

Volunteers converge on Pasadena to decorate floats for the Tournament of Roses Parade. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | December 24-30, 2012
  • Bill Roth / Anchorage Daily News

The Week in Pictures | December 24-30, 2012

Posted On: 2:54 p.m. | December 28, 2012

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

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 2:19 p.m. | December 28, 2012

Best of the Web is a roundup of photography, video and multimedia from around the web. View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 28, 2012
  • VIKTOR DRACHEV / AFP / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | December 28, 2012

Posted On: 9:22 a.m. | December 28, 2012

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

Spanish festival features food fight in town square
  • David Ramos / Getty Images

Spanish festival features food fight in town square

Posted On: 8:13 a.m. | December 28, 2012

Citizens of Ibi annually celebrate the festival with a battle using flour, eggs and firecrackers. The battle takes place between two groups, a group of married men called 'Els Enfarinats' which take the control of the village for one day pronouncing a whole of ridiculous laws and fining the citizens that infringe them and a group called 'La Oposicio' which try to restore order. At the end of... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 27, 2012
  • SHAH MARAI / AFP

Pictures in the News | Dec. 27, 2012

Posted On: 9:34 a.m. | December 27, 2012

The weather dominates Thursday's Pictures in the news with a frozen Lake in Beijing, China, snow tracks in downtown Newark, N.J., snowfall in Kabul, Afghanistan, beach-goers in Rio de Janeiro, and there's more. View Post»

Return to Southern California

Return to Southern California

Posted On: 6:12 p.m. | December 26, 2012

Luis Luna, 20, returned to his hometown of South Gate in May. His arms and legs were scraped raw from cactus needles and his eyes kept blinking, still starved of moisture from his eight-day journey through the Arizona desert the week before. 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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