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Mary Lou Retton, Doug Flutie and Bob Hope
  • Scott Flynn / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Mary Lou Retton, Doug Flutie and Bob Hope

Posted On: 12:43 a.m. | July 31, 2012

Heisman Trophy winner Doug Flutie and Bob Hope hoist Olympic gymnastics champion Mary Lou Retton while taping Hope's Dec. 16 Christmas TV show. View Post»

Photographer's view during the Olympig Games opening ceremony

A lens on the Olympics: First, find a good spot

Posted On: 10:51 a.m. | July 30, 2012

“Event journalism,” for the photographer is 90 percent production, 10 percent photography. Despite our desire to find that perfect angle or shooting position, we are often at the mercy of organizers and PR firms seem to consider us less than human. It’s become a made for television world, and we’re just peeking around the corner to give our readers a look. View Post»

Pictures in the News | July 30, 2012
  • AARON FAVILA / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | July 30, 2012

Posted On: 10:38 a.m. | July 30, 2012

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

2012 London Olympics | Day 3

2012 London Olympics | Day 3

Posted On: 9:32 a.m. | July 30, 2012

Highlights from Day 3 of the 2012 London Olympics. View Post»

Gold for the math teacher
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Gold for the math teacher

Posted On: 12:21 a.m. | July 30, 2012

Mike Larrabee, left, winner of two Gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics, receives award from Kirk Roth, student body president at Monroe High School. View Post»

2012 London Olympics | Day 2

2012 London Olympics | Day 2

Posted On: 9:52 a.m. | July 29, 2012

Highlights from Sunday, Day 2 of the Summer Olympics in London: The U.S. men's basketball team started slowly in its opening game but rallied to defeat France easily, 98-71, at the Olympic Park arena. U.S. gymnast Kyla Ross performs on the uneven bars during the women's gymnastics qualifying round. Also included in the roundup:  Marianne Vos of The Netherlands outsprinted Britain's... View Post»

2012 London Olympics | Day 1
  • Michael Sohn / Associated Press

2012 London Olympics | Day 1

Posted On: 9:17 a.m. | July 28, 2012

Highlights from the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. View Post»

Camera Review: Nikon COOLPIX P510

Camera Review: Nikon COOLPIX P510

Posted On: 10:30 p.m. | July 27, 2012

I enjoy hiking or an early morning nature walk through the wetlands or park, but carrying heavy photography gear sort of puts a damper on the fun. A simple problem needed to be solved. 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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