Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Kobe Bryant has always brought his competitive edge to the Lakers

The competitive edge of Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant

Posted On: 5:10 p.m. | April 14, 2013

Times photographer Wally Skalij has covered Lakers games for 15 years, traveling with the team through playoff runs and championships. He has been fortunate to witness one of the greatest players of all time in Kobe Bryant. Skalij covered the 2001 and 2002 NBA Finals, when the Lakers beat the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Nets, respectively. He went on to cover the battles with the Boston... View Post»

Faces

Faces of Coachella 2013

Posted On: 10:15 p.m. | April 13, 2013

As tens of thousands of music lovers descended on the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this weekend, Los Angeles Times photographers Brian van der Brug and Bethany Mollenkof roamed the vast fields of the Empire Polo Club searching for the most interesting characters for our annual "Faces of Coachella" portrait gallery. A larger collection of images from this year's festival,... View Post»

Portraits of Syrian rebels
  • Nish Nalbandian / Redux

Portraits of Syrian rebels

Posted On: 7:13 p.m. | April 12, 2013

Nish L. Nalbandian is a freelance photographer based in Denver. He has traveled and photographed extensively around the world, mostly via motorcycle, over the last several years. In 2009, he rode a motorcycle from San Diego to Cairo (via cargo ship and Europe) with his brother, passing through Syria, among other places. During their time in Syria, they visited and met people in Dara, where the... View Post»

2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival

Best of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2013 | Weekend one

Posted On: 6:54 p.m. | April 12, 2013

The three-day Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, featuring headliners Blur, The Stone Roses, Phoenix and Red Hot Chili Peppers opened Friday at the Empire Polo Club in Indio. The sold-out festival will present the same lineup next weekend. Check back often; we’ll be updating this gallery with pictures of performers and fans. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | April 8-14, 2013
  • Pierre Verdy / AFP/Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | April 8-14, 2013

Posted On: 5:37 p.m. | April 12, 2013

Every week, Framework brings you the best in visual journalism from around the world. View Post»

2013 Masters golf tournament at Augusta National
  • Matt Slocum / Associated Press

2013 Masters golf tournament at Augusta National

Posted On: 3:33 p.m. | April 12, 2013

Adam Scott beat 2009 champion Angel Cabrera on the second playoff hole to win the 77th Masters at a rain-soaked Augusta National Golf Club on Sunday. Scott sealed the win with a 15-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole, the par-four 10th, moments after Cabrera had narrowly missed his birdie attempt from 18 feet. View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 12, 2013
  • Hasan Jamali / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | April 12, 2013

Posted On: 2:12 p.m. | April 12, 2013

Today's Pictures in the News takes us to Australia, Bahrain, China, France, India, Japan, Myanmar, North Korea, South Africa, Syria, Venezuela, and closer to home, California, Georgia and Nevada. Enjoy. View Post»

One-hundred-dollar hat
  • R.L. Oliver / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

One-hundred-dollar hat

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | April 12, 2013

Ivy Baker Priest, the former treasurer of the United States, wears a "money hat" to announce her candidacy for state treasurer. The hat was made of 100 silver certificates. 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.

VISUAL STAFF

  • Jeff Amlotte
  • Don Bartletti
  • Liz O. Baylen
  • Mark Boster
  • Bob Chamberlin
  • Bryan Chan
  • Michael Robinson Chavez
  • Myung J. Chun
  • Jay L. Clendenin
  • Carolyn Cole
  • Anne Cusack
  • Barbara Davidson
  • Ricardo DeAratanha
  • Gina Ferazzi
  • Gary Friedman
  • Robert Gauthier
  • Lawrence K. Ho
  • Don Kelsen
  • Irfan Khan
  • Glenn Koenig
  • Robert Lachman
  • Rick Loomis
  • Kirk McKoy
  • Mel Melcon
  • Genaro Molina
  • Francine Orr
  • Allen J. Schaben
  • Al Seib
  • Luis Sinco
  • Wally Skalij
  • Brian van der Brug

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