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Jackie Robinson - UCLA football star
  • Los Angeles Times

Jackie Robinson – UCLA football star

Posted On: 12:39 a.m. | November 15, 2012

1940 portrait of UCLA Bruin running back Jackie Robinson published in the Nov. 30, 1940 Los Angeles Times. View Post»

Pictures in the News | November 14, 2012
  • Daniel Ochoa De Olza / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | November 14, 2012

Posted On: 10:15 a.m. | November 14, 2012

Pictures in the News | November 14, 2012 View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Brian Finke
  • Brian Finke

reFramed: In conversation with Brian Finke

Posted On: 3:00 a.m. | November 14, 2012

Brian Finke is a photographer living and working in Brooklyn, NY. He is the author of 2-4-6-8: American Cheerleaders and Football Players (Umbrage Editions, 2003), Flight Attendants (powerhouse Books and Filigrane Editions 2008), and Construction, DECODE Books 2012. View Post»

1941 Los Angeles Civic Center
  • W. Ralph Briery

1941 Los Angeles Civic Center

Posted On: 12:29 a.m. | November 14, 2012

1941 aerial photo of Los Angeles Civic Center taken by W. Ralph Briery of Temple City. View Post»

Venice flooded by record high tides
  • Luigi Costantini / Associated Press

Venice flooded by record high tides

Posted On: 12:12 p.m. | November 13, 2012

Heavy rains and seas whipped up by strong winds have flooded Venice and brought the lagoon city's high tide mark to its sixth-highest level since records began being kept 150 years ago. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 13, 2012

Pictures in the News | Nov. 13, 2012

Posted On: 9:45 a.m. | November 13, 2012

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Japan, where two women take pictures of themselves as they walk along Christmas display in Tokyo that features about 370,000 LED lights. View Post»

Father's quick action saves buried son
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Father’s quick action saves buried son

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | November 13, 2012

June 5, 1946: An oil drum - with ends cut off - is placed around Robert Fields, 18, to protect him from collapsing sand in newly excavated cesspool in Los Nietos. View Post»

Getting close

Photographer’s tip sheet: Get close

Posted On: 8:57 p.m. | November 12, 2012

If you shoot with a wide-angle lens, you simply must get close to your subjects. If not, the spatial relationships between those subjects tend to be awkward and the dead space between you and them vast. Visual impact is all about filling the frame. So unless you can hear your subjects breathe, you might want to get closer. Words to remember: “Tight is right.” – Luis Sinco / Los Angeles... 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.


  • Jeff Amlotte
  • Don Bartletti
  • Liz O. Baylen
  • Mark Boster
  • Bob Chamberlin
  • Bryan Chan
  • Michael Robinson Chavez
  • Myung J. Chun
  • Jay L. Clendenin
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