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reFramed: In conversation with Mike Brodie
  • Mike Brodie / Courtesy M+B Gallery, Los Angeles

reFramed: In conversation with Mike Brodie

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | April 8, 2013

Mike Brodie, a.k.a, the Polaroid Kidd, spent four years circumambulating the U.S., amassing an archive that would go on to become one of the few true collections of American travel photography. Having never undergone any formal training, he chose to remain untethered to the pressures and expectations of the art market. View Post»

East-West parking ban speeds downtown traffic
  • Hugh Arnott / Los Angeles Times

East-West parking ban speeds downtown traffic

Posted On: 12:48 a.m. | April 8, 2013

Traffic on Eighth Street at Main Street, looking west, is moving smoothly after new parking ban on east-west streets went into effect for a thirty day trial period. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | April 1-7, 2013

The Week in Pictures | April 1-7, 2013

Posted On: 3:30 p.m. | April 5, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Tensions are high on the Korean Penninsula, where North Korea has been railing against U.S.-South Korean military exercises that began in March and are to continue until the end of this month. An 'unusual mortality event' has been declared for the California sea lion. For months, the sea lion pups — not even a year old — have... View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 5, 2013

Pictures in the News | April 5, 2013

Posted On: 8:44 a.m. | April 5, 2013

Friday's Pictures in the News begins on the Chinese - North Korea border, where a Chinese street vendor makes traditional North Korean glutinous rice cakes beside the Sino-Korean Friendship Bridge, left, connecting Sinuiju, North Korea, and the Yalu River Bridge, right, along the Yalu River in the Chinese city of Dandong. Heading south to Seoul, a protester holds a candle during a rally... View Post»

B-17 Los Angeles City Limits [updated]
  • Library file photo

B-17 Los Angeles City Limits [updated]

Posted On: 12:48 a.m. | April 5, 2013

Los Angeles area flyers and ground crewmen pose with the B-17 "Los Angeles City Limits." View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 4, 2013

Pictures in the News | April 4, 2013

Posted On: 9:23 a.m. | April 4, 2013

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in South Korea, where soldiers patrol inside the barbed-wire fence near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju. In recent weeks, North Korea has threatened to attack South Korea and U.S. military bases. View Post»

Then and now: The L.A. Times building and City Hall
  • Fitzgerald Whitney / Los Angeles Times

Then and now: The L.A. Times building and City Hall

Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | April 4, 2013

Los Angeles City Hall and Los Angeles Times building at night. A full moon is on the right. Photo taken from the Times South building. View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 3, 2013

Pictures in the News | April 3, 2013

Posted On: 10:10 a.m. | April 3, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins inside Staples Center in Los Angeles, where actor Jack Nicholson joined former Laker Shaquille O'Neal to retire his number. Further down in Orange County, a sheriff's deputy talks to the parents of missing hiker Kyndall Jack before sending a team of rescuers to check out a flicker of light seen on the foggy ridge in Trabuco Canyon. 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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