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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»

  • Los Angeles Times

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»

Afghans protest burning of Korans at Bagram airbase
  • Shah Marai / AFP

Afghans protest burning of Korans at Bagram airbase

Posted On: 10:12 a.m. | February 21, 2012

[Updated at 8:45 a.m. Feb 23: Man in Afghan army uniform kills two American soldiers] Afghan laborers at a U.S.-run base discovered copies of the Koran being burned before dawn Tuesday morning, spurring a protest reportedly involving as many as 1,000 people -- and an unusually contrite statement from the base's commanding general. The Bagram district police chief said the workers brought the... View Post»

Women's boxing

Women’s Olympic boxing hopefuls

Posted On: 6:41 p.m. | February 20, 2012

Two boxers, two dreams. Mikaela Mayer, a former model from Los Angeles, turned a lot of heads last week when she made it to the final round of the U.S. Olympic Trials before losing a close decision at 132 pounds to Seattle's Queen Underwood. And while that ended her quixotic bid to compete in the first Olympic boxing competition for women this summer in London, it clearly stamped Mayer as... 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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