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Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Pictures in the News | May 22, 2012
  • SABAH ARAR / AFP

Pictures in the News | May 22, 2012

Posted On: 10:17 a.m. | May 22, 2012

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket streaks into the sky behind a model of NASA's space shuttle at the Kennedy Space Center, heading for a rendezvous with the International Space Station and opening a new era of privately funded spaceflight; the wreckage of a train is lifted after a collision with a parked freight train in southern India; a heavy dust storm envelopes... View Post»

Navy ammunition truck explodes
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Navy ammunition truck explodes

Posted On: 12:45 a.m. | May 22, 2012

Fifteen foot deep crater sits in Rose Canyon Highway near San Diego after a Navy ammunition truck and trailer exploded. View Post»

Francine: A Train Ride

Francine Orr: Taking a train ride

Posted On: 2:51 p.m. | May 21, 2012

Award winning photojournalist take a ride along the Goldline, that goes flows through Pasadena, South Pasadena, a sliver of Los Angeles and East Los Angeles and takes in the landscape as it passed by her at the pace of the train. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 21, 2012
  • AARON FAVILA / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | May 21, 2012

Posted On: 10:28 a.m. | May 21, 2012

In Monday's Pictures in the News: Jean-Baptiste Febo of Switzerland competes in the men's 400m Freestyle Heats during the LEN European Swimming Championships in Debrecen, Hungary; Brent Bloom urges on his frog Jumping Bob at the Jumping Frog Jubilee; children wear solar eclipse glasses to observe the annular solar eclipse at Sekiguchidaimachi Primary School in Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo; a Filipino... View Post»

NATO summit protests
  • Scott Strazzante / Chicago Tribune

NATO summit protests in Chicago

Posted On: 9:08 a.m. | May 21, 2012

Demonstrators prepared Monday to launch another round of protests in the final hours of the NATO summit in Chicago, targeting Boeing headquarters and a suburban community that could become the site of a detention facility to hold illegal immigrants. On the second and last day of the international meeting, commuters heading into Chicago's  Loop business district endured extra security... View Post»

Behind-the-scenes workout
  • Tony Barnard / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Behind-the-scenes workout

Posted On: 12:41 a.m. | May 21, 2012

Television actress Dran Hamilton works out on one of those "lazy lady machines" at the Beverly Hills Health Club for Women. View Post»

Solar Eclipse
  • Kazuhiro Nogi / AFP / Getty Images

Solar Eclipse

Posted On: 7:45 p.m. | May 20, 2012

The "ring of fire" solar eclipse brought crowds out onto streets, into their backyards and onto roofs to catch a glimpse of the historic event. The eclipse created an eerie sunset and unusual shadows across Southern California, with about 86% of the sun's diameter blocked by the moon. Read the full story by Rong-Gong Lin II and Garrett Therolf View Post»

Salton Sea State Recreation Area slated for closure

Salton Sea State Recreation Area slated for closure

Posted On: 12:00 p.m. | May 20, 2012

During the heyday of the Salton Sea, when even the Hollywood crowd came to play and perform, the state recreation area along the sea’s shore was one of California’s most popular parks. Now the recreation area is one of the dozens of state parks slated for closure due to the state’s financial woes. 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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