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Angeles National Forest brush fire

Crews battle brush fire in Angeles National Forest

Posted On: 9:03 p.m. | September 2, 2012

A wildfire in the Angeles National Forest was 48% contained Wednesday afternoon as authorities were planning to lift an evacuation order for residents who live in the burn area. The blaze, dubbed the Williams fire, had scorched about 4,180 acres in steep, rugged terrain above Glendora, but cooler weather and light rain on Wednesday aided firefighters in their efforts to cut containment lines... View Post»

Labor Day 1936-1948
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Labor Day 1936-1948

Posted On: 12:00 a.m. | September 1, 2012

Celebrated on the first Monday in September, Labor Day recognizes the contributions of American workers. For years, major parades were held in Downtown Los Angeles. View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 11:06 p.m. | August 31, 2012

In the Shadow of Pine Ridge Photojournalist Aaron Huey has been documenting life on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation for seven years.  Faced with the challenge of sharing the incredibly complex and multifaceted story of this community, the photographer joined forces with Formed by Brooklyn-based artist Johnathan Harris, Cowbird is a multimedia platform for nonlinear storytelling... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | August 27 – September 2, 2012

The Week in Pictures | August 27 – September 2, 2012

Posted On: 11:05 p.m. | August 31, 2012

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Hurricane Isaac pounded the Gulf Coast this week, downing trees, causing widespread power outages and leaving parts of Louisiana and Mississippi underwater. See gallery View Post»

California National Guard pilots on alert 24/7

California Air National Guard pilots on alert 24/7

Posted On: 10:25 p.m. | August 31, 2012

Teams of pilots from the California National Guards' 144th Fighter Wing, based in Riverside and Fresno, stand vigil over Southwest airspace 24 hours a day ready to respond to a repeat of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks or another other airborne threat. View Post»

Tomato Battle

Tomato Battle food fight in Irvine

Posted On: 1:00 p.m. | August 31, 2012

Tomato Battle is a tomato fight, with 300 tons of tomatoes and beered-up participants. The Tomato Battle unifies as many as 5,000 fruit-chucking fanatics for an afternoon of dancing to music, sipping libations, and flinging 300,000 pounds of roma tomatoes at one another. Mosh in a ketchup-covered fray that marries the traditions of Spain’s La Tomatina tomato-throwing festival and Germany’s... View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 31, 2012

Pictures in the News | August 31, 2012

Posted On: 9:43 a.m. | August 31, 2012

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Louisiana, where a young family leave their flooded home in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac in Slidell. As Isaac made its way into Arkansas on Friday, Gulf Coast communities struggled with high water left by the storm. One couple was found dead inside their flooded Louisiana home. See gallery View Post»

Sandy Koufax strikes out 18 Giants
  • Cal Montney / Los Angeles Mirror-News

Sandy Koufax strikes out 18 Giants

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | August 31, 2012

In a five photo sequence, Dodgers' Sandy Koufax throws pitch during an 18-strike-out performance against the San Francisco Giants. 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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