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The saga of the Calypso
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The saga of the Calypso

Posted On: 12:28 a.m. | February 15, 2013

While researching this image of the Calypso, an interesting story unfurled. View Post»

Review: The Lytro camera

Review: The Lytro camera

Posted On: 10:15 p.m. | February 14, 2013

It seems like the perfect idea, take the photograph, focus later. That's the principle behind the Lytro light field camera. I got my first chance to try one out a few weeks ago. I borrowed one from one of my co-workers. View Post»

Covering the Dorner manhunt

Behind the lens: Covering the Dorner manhunt

Posted On: 3:55 p.m. | February 14, 2013

The call came at 4:15 a.m. Thursday. Irfan Khan was the first of 15 L.A. Times photographers to cover Christopher Dorner's alleged shooting rampage that ended at a burned-out cabin near Big Bear. Photographers swarmed Southern California: the Torrance newspaper-carrier shooting, the possible siting at the navy base in San Diego, the burning truck in Big Bear. Through the days-long manhunt,... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 14, 2013
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Pictures in the News | Feb. 14, 2013

Posted On: 9:38 a.m. | February 14, 2013

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Couples in Qingdao, China, take part in a kissing contest to celebrate Valentine's Day; investigators walk amid the wreckage of a turboprop passenger plane that crash landed in Donetsk, Ukraine, killing four; South African Paralympic and Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius is arrested and charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his girlfriend; and there's... View Post»

Sea gulls visit battleship Wisconsin
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Sea gulls visit battleship Wisconsin

Posted On: 12:30 a.m. | February 14, 2013

Hundreds of seagulls swoop on the U.S.S. Wisconsin anchored in Los Angeles Harbor. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 13, 2013
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Pictures in the News | Feb. 13, 2013

Posted On: 9:44 a.m. | February 13, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Japan, where vocational students raise their fists during a rally to start off job-hunting in Tokyo. The Japanese government announced 10.3 trillion yen in spending last month, which it predicts will increase gross domestic product by about 2 percentage points and create about 600,000 jobs. View Post»

Pershing Square construction
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Pershing Square construction

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | February 13, 2013

Construction of the Pershing Square underground parking garage is about 20 percent complete when Times staff photographer Paul Calvert took this photo from roof of Park Central Building. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 12, 2013

Pictures in the News | Feb. 12, 2013

Posted On: 11:07 a.m. | February 12, 2013

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, French riot police hold shields spattered by eggs and paint hurled by protestors outside the Goodyear Tire & Rubber headquarters in France; in New York, it's time for Fashion Week and the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show (more photos); President Obama watches as Medal of Honor recipient retired Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha hugs the son of a fallen comrade... 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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