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reFramed: In conversation with Andy Adams
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reFramed: In conversation with Andy Adams

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | February 18, 2013

Andy Adams is an independent Web producer and photo publisher whose work blends aspects of digital communication, online audience engagement and Web-based creative collaboration to explore contemporary ideas in photography. View Post»

Soledad, Calif. and Pinnacles National Park

Soledad’s success rests on Pinnacles

Posted On: 9:32 p.m. | February 16, 2013

The Pinnacles’ volcanic spires and talus caves are located five miles east of Soledad, Calif., in the Gabilan Mountains. A release site for endangered California condors and a haven for rock climbers, the landscape also hosts a stunning wildflower season, 400 species of bees and more than a dozen types of bats. A national monument since 1908, the area last month was elevated to national... View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 6:49 p.m. | February 15, 2013

Story, by the numbers. View Post»

2013 World Press Photo
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2013 World Press Photo

Posted On: 3:51 p.m. | February 15, 2013

A photograph by Paul Hansen of Sweden has been selected as the photo of the year in the 56th annual World Press Photo Contest. Prizes were also announced for 54 photographers from 32 nations in nine themed categories at the World Press Photo office in Amsterdam. Here are a selection of the winning images. See them all at World Press Photo. Also check out the World Press Photo 2013 Multimedia... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | February 11 – 17, 2013
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The Week in Pictures | February 11 – 17, 2013

Posted On: 2:49 p.m. | February 15, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Russian's in the Ural Mountains were startled Friday morning as a meteor streaked over the city of Chelyabinsk, producing a blast that injured hundreds, caused minor damage to buildings and temporarily disrupted Internet communication. View Post»

Pictures in the News | February 15, 2013
  • Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | February 15, 2013

Posted On: 9:32 a.m. | February 15, 2013

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

The saga of the Calypso
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The saga of the Calypso

Posted On: 12:28 a.m. | February 15, 2013

While researching this image of the Calypso, an interesting story unfurled. View Post»

Review: The Lytro camera

Review: The Lytro camera

Posted On: 10:15 p.m. | February 14, 2013

It seems like the perfect idea, take the photograph, focus later. That's the principle behind the Lytro light field camera. I got my first chance to try one out a few weeks ago. I borrowed one from one of my co-workers. 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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