Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Bringing his message to the mat

Bringing his message to the mat

Posted On: 9:25 p.m. | April 9, 2012

“RJ Brewer” — a shaved-headed, in-your-face crusader against illegal immigration created two years ago by the Mexican American wrestling promotion company Lucha Libre USA — is el mero malo, the chief bad guy. View Post»

A villian unmasked

A villian unmasked

Posted On: 4:19 p.m. | April 9, 2012

'RJ Brewer' - real name, John Stagikas - has wrestled his way across the Southwest on the 'Masked Warriors' tour, to almost entirely hostile crowds. His shaved-headed, in-your-face character was created two years ago by the Mexican American wrestling promotion company Lucha Libre USA. View Post»

Reader Photos: Best of Southern California Moments for March
  • Jay G. Thornton

Reader Photos: Best of Southern California Moments for March

Posted On: 4:02 p.m. | April 9, 2012

One of the most striking images of this month is Jay Thornton's street portrait of a man walking in downtown L.A. Thornton's approach -- approaching strangers and popping a flash in their faces with nary a warning -- requires a lot of guts to pull off in the middle of an area like downtown L.A. What's even more interesting is the man's reaction: "After I took his photo, I just made eye... View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 9, 2012
  • FETHI BELAID / AFP / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | April 9, 2012

Posted On: 9:52 a.m. | April 9, 2012

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

Dodger Stadium 50th
  • Bill Varie / Los Angeles Times

Dodger Stadium 50th

Posted On: 12:48 a.m. | April 9, 2012

April 10th, 2012, is the 50th Anniversary of the opening of Dodger Stadium. View Post»

Pitch to Pitch: Behind the scenes at Dodger Stadium

Pitch to pitch: A behind-the-scenes look at Dodger Stadium

Posted On: 1:00 p.m. | April 7, 2012

A behind the scenes look at what goes on at Dodger Stadium after the last pitch is thrown. View Post»

Telephoto and wide-angle iPhone lenses

Telephoto and wide-angle iPhone lenses

Posted On: 10:15 p.m. | April 6, 2012

Taking photographs with your iPhone is a great way to keep things simple. Most people never seem to be without their cellphone and getting an 8-megapixel camera is a great bonus.  Carrying a bulky DSLR (digital-single-lens-reflex) camera everywhere you go is just too much work for most of us. But, with all this convenience, you're missing an important piece of the photo equation: a wide... View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 5:13 p.m. | April 6, 2012

Best of the Web this week visits two progressive photography agencies. 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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