Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Memorial paddle out for Sean Collins

A salute to surf forecaster Sean Collins

Posted On: 8:43 p.m. | January 8, 2012

Hundreds of surfers pay their respects during a memorial paddle out for Sean Collins, 59, of Seal Beach, on the south side of the Huntington Beach pier. Collins was a pioneering wave forecaster for surfline.com who died Dec. 26th of a heart attack. View Post»

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Deported from the U.S.

Adrift between two countries

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | January 7, 2012

It had been nine months since Luis Luna was deported from the United States, where he had lived since his mother smuggled him from Mexico when he was a toddler. In America, he played point guard on an intramural basketball team, grilled burgers at a McDonald’s and looked forward to his senior prom. In Mexico, he had no family. He was a stranger sleeping on the streets, scruffy and destitute.... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Jan. 2 - 8, 2012
  • Kirsty Wigglesworth / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | Jan. 2 – 8, 2012

Posted On: 4:00 p.m. | January 6, 2012

Here's this week's compilation of our favorite photos from the wires. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Jan. 6, 2012
  • EMILY WABITSCH / DPA

Pictures in the News | Jan. 6, 2012

Posted On: 10:39 a.m. | January 6, 2012

A few highlights in today's Pictures in the News; Bulgarians dive into icy waters in a race to retrieve a cross as part of Epiphany Day celebrations, a spiral of dominos are set up to try to break the world record of the longest spiral-shaped wall of dominos, the Iraqi army on parade to mark the army's 91st anniversary in Baghdad's fortified Green Zone and the aftermath of a suicide bombing in... View Post»

Serial killer targeting homeless

Serial killer targets Orange County homeless

Posted On: 10:11 a.m. | January 6, 2012

After the fourth killing of a homeless man in nearly a month, police have arrested a man they believe is responsible for all the deaths. He has been identified as Itzcoatl Ocampo, 23, of Yorba Linda. John Welter, police chief in Anaheim, where the latest slaying occurred, said Saturday that he hopes Orange County prosecutors will file four counts of murder in the coming days. In their... View Post»

Surf's up – Dude

California surf is up, dudes; swells pound west-facing beaches

Posted On: 8:31 a.m. | January 6, 2012

The first week of 2012 is turning out to be a surfer's paradise with back-to-back swells delivering pounding waves breaking on west-facing beaches along the California coast. View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 7:52 p.m. | January 5, 2012

A roundup of outstanding photography, video and multimedia from across the Web. View Post»

Pictures in the News | January 5, 2012
  • Ahmad Nazar / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | January 5, 2012

Posted On: 9:44 a.m. | January 5, 2012

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

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Framework

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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