Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

A haven for deported immigrants

Mexicali’s Hotel of the Deported Migrant

Posted On: 7:45 p.m. | May 26, 2012

The men trudge up the staircase, slip around a body asleep on the landing and enter a dim corridor, where a fat man with broken teeth and two missing fingertips rouses himself off a saggy couch. El Hotel Centenario in Mexicali, Mexico was once among the grandest in Mexicali, in an era when the arcades and honky-tonks of downtown drew throngs of round-the-clock revelers. It's now a temporary... View Post»

Memorial Day 1911-1967 [Updated]
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Memorial Day 1911-1967 [Updated]

Posted On: 12:33 a.m. | May 26, 2012

One hundred years ago, Memorial Day remembrance centered on veterans of the Civil War and the Spanish American War. View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 3:14 p.m. | May 25, 2012

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

The Week in Pictures | May 21-27, 2012
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The Week in Pictures | May 21-27, 2012

Posted On: 2:49 p.m. | May 25, 2012

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

Pictures in the News | May 25, 2012
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Pictures in the News | May 25, 2012

Posted On: 8:59 a.m. | May 25, 2012

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

Tigers up close
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Tigers up close

Posted On: 12:52 a.m. | May 25, 2012

Bettie Kym Young, of Newport, gets a closeup of a tiger. Young, Miss Los Angeles Chinatown, was at Lion Country Safari to celebrate the Chinese Year of the Tiger. View Post»

Southern California Moments Profiles: Rinzi Ruiz
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Southern California Moments Profiles: Rinzi Ruiz

Posted On: 1:22 p.m. | May 24, 2012

Rinzi Ruiz is a painter of light. As I walked around with him in his stomping grounds in downtown L.A., the 35-year-old street photographer is constantly watching the sun, the shadows, the way lights reflect off of buildings and how those will impact the shot. His use of black and white only serves to accentuate this approach and draws attention to the light on a subject. Rinzi came to our... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 24, 2012
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Pictures in the News | May 24, 2012

Posted On: 10:24 a.m. | May 24, 2012

Thursday's Pictures in the News leads off with images from Beirut, where Lebanese soldiers engage in a shootout with a man holed up inside an apartment. Then there are photos of soccer fans showing their support for Inter Milan's match against an Indonesia Liga selection in Jakarta; NASA's Mars rover Opportunity catches its own late-afternoon shadow in a view eastward across Endeavour crater; a... 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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