Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Standing by the wooden ladder

Standing by the wooden ladder

Posted On: 3:24 p.m. | February 23, 2012

San Francisco is the only fire department in the country to still make all of its own ladders. A look at the singular wood shop in this famously fire-phobic city. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 23, 2012
  • Yann Riou/Groupama Sailing Team/Volvo Ocean Race / Groupama Sailing Team

Pictures in the News | Feb. 23, 2012

Posted On: 10:46 a.m. | February 23, 2012

In today's Pictures in the News a helicopter is seen lifting a body from the shipwrecked Costa Concordia (more photos) in Giglio, Italy; rioting inmates watch police reinforcements arrive outside the Kerobokan prison in Denpasar, Indonesia; the aftermath of a bomb blast is seen in Peshawar, Pakistan; Afghan security officials fire into the air during a protest in Kabul (more photos) against the... View Post»

Its Oscar time!
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times

Its Oscar time!

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | February 23, 2012

Sunday is the 84th Academy Awards. It's time for a From the Archive look at previous Oscar ceremonies and winners. View Post»

Preparing for the 2012 Oscars

Preparing for the 2012 Oscars

Posted On: 8:01 p.m. | February 22, 2012

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Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 12:33 p.m. | February 22, 2012

Best of the web this week might seem a tad condensed, but venture through the Focus Forward, Three Minute Stories and recognize what an innovative world that exists. View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 22, 2012
  • Kevin Frayer / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | February 22, 2012

Posted On: 11:15 a.m. | February 22, 2012

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

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31st Academy Awards at the Pantages

Posted On: 12:01 a.m. | February 22, 2012

Crowds gather outside of the Pantages Theater as stars arrive for the 31st Annual Academy Awards. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Feb. 21, 2012
  • Michael D. McElwain / The Herald Star

Pictures in the News | Feb. 21, 2012

Posted On: 10:32 a.m. | February 21, 2012

What's that they say about burning your bridges? In Steubenville, Ohio, they blow them up. In this case the 83-year-old Fort Steuben Bridge. Meanwhile, carnival celebrations (more photos) continue at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, and a protest against an alleged burning of the Koran outside Bagram airbase in Afghanistan. And there's more. 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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