Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Mining town stuck on the shoulder of the information superhighway

Mining town stuck on the shoulder of the information superhighway

Posted On: 5:04 a.m. | March 12, 2012

Here on the shoulder of the information superhighway, smartphones turn stupid, streaming videos shrink to a trickle and a simple download drags like a flat tire. View Post»

Natalie Wood on fame and fans
  • Steve Fontanini / Los Angeles Times

Natalie Wood on fame and fans

Posted On: 12:51 a.m. | March 12, 2012

Actress Natalie Wood plays a kooky kleptomaniac in the movie "Penelope." View Post»

Dail-up Internet – Welcome to Darwin

Darwin, Calif., seeks to evolve from dial-up Internet

Posted On: 12:32 p.m. | March 11, 2012

Darwin is emblematic of the nation’s digital divide — the disparity between those with broadband access and those suspended in the technological amber of the 1990s, with dial-up connections to the Web. View Post»

Stockton, Calif. faces bankruptcy

Port city of Stockton faces bankruptcy

Posted On: 5:36 p.m. | March 10, 2012

Within the next three months, the Central Valley city of 300,000 could become the nation’s largest municipality to file for protection from creditors under U.S. bankruptcy code. The City Council is trying to slow or stop the bust by entering mediation with creditors, including public employee unions. This is what it looks like when a city is close to going under. Read Diana Marcum's story,... View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 5:36 p.m. | March 9, 2012

This week’s Best of the Web explores the series "Made by Hand."  These short films are all heart and soul.  They inspire as films should.  They tell a good story, and they leave you with a sense of inner reflection.  The series is produced out of Brooklyn, N.Y., and explores different crafts. The deep labor of love is evident in all of the subjects and is an inspiring reminder that you... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | March 5-11, 2012
  • LOUISA GOULIAMAKI / AFP / Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | March 5-11, 2012

Posted On: 3:26 p.m. | March 9, 2012

The Week in Pictures from around the world. View Post»

Pictures in the News | March 9, 2012
  • Andy Wong / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | March 9, 2012

Posted On: 10:29 a.m. | March 9, 2012

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

Offensive license plate recall
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Offensive license plate recall

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | March 9, 2012

Burt Blum points out his personalized car license plate that the Department of Motor Vehicles wanted to recall as "offensive." 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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