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Venice flooded by record high tides
  • Luigi Costantini / Associated Press

Venice flooded by record high tides

Posted On: 12:12 p.m. | November 13, 2012

Heavy rains and seas whipped up by strong winds have flooded Venice and brought the lagoon city's high tide mark to its sixth-highest level since records began being kept 150 years ago. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 13, 2012

Pictures in the News | Nov. 13, 2012

Posted On: 9:45 a.m. | November 13, 2012

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Japan, where two women take pictures of themselves as they walk along Christmas display in Tokyo that features about 370,000 LED lights. View Post»

Father's quick action saves buried son
  • Paul Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Father’s quick action saves buried son

Posted On: 12:10 a.m. | November 13, 2012

June 5, 1946: An oil drum - with ends cut off - is placed around Robert Fields, 18, to protect him from collapsing sand in newly excavated cesspool in Los Nietos. View Post»

Getting close

Photographer’s tip sheet: Get close

Posted On: 8:57 p.m. | November 12, 2012

If you shoot with a wide-angle lens, you simply must get close to your subjects. If not, the spatial relationships between those subjects tend to be awkward and the dead space between you and them vast. Visual impact is all about filling the frame. So unless you can hear your subjects breathe, you might want to get closer. Words to remember: “Tight is right.” – Luis Sinco / Los Angeles... View Post»

Pictures in the News | November 12, 2012

Pictures in the News | November 12, 2012

Posted On: 9:15 a.m. | November 12, 2012

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Virginia, where woman grieves for a soldier buried in Arlington National Cemetery in observance of Veterans Day. View Post»

Alone with his memories and the crosses of heroes
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Alone with his memories and the crosses of heroes

Posted On: 7:57 a.m. | November 11, 2012

Nov. 11, 1963: World War I veteran P. Rosso of Hollywood meditates at base of Civil War statue before placing flowers at Sawtelle cemetery in memory of war dead. View Post»

World War II cat veteran turns 15
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

World War II cat veteran turns 15

Posted On: 10:34 p.m. | November 9, 2012

Pooli at 15 still fits into her old uniform that includes three service ribbons and four battle stars. View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 2:45 p.m. | November 9, 2012

Best of the Web is a round up of photography, video and multimedia from around the web. 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.


  • Jeff Amlotte
  • Don Bartletti
  • Liz O. Baylen
  • Mark Boster
  • Bob Chamberlin
  • Bryan Chan
  • Michael Robinson Chavez
  • Myung J. Chun
  • Jay L. Clendenin
  • Carolyn Cole
  • Anne Cusack
  • Barbara Davidson
  • Ricardo DeAratanha
  • Gina Ferazzi
  • Gary Friedman
  • Robert Gauthier
  • Lawrence K. Ho
  • Don Kelsen
  • Irfan Khan
  • Glenn Koenig
  • Robert Lachman
  • Rick Loomis
  • Kirk McKoy
  • Mel Melcon
  • Genaro Molina
  • Francine Orr
  • Allen J. Schaben
  • Al Seib
  • Luis Sinco
  • Wally Skalij
  • Brian van der Brug


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