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Coming to the Mountain: Educating the next generation of storytellers
  • Julia Wall

Coming to the Mountain: Educating the next generation of storytellers

Posted On: 4:15 p.m. | November 1, 2012

by Rick Loomis, Los Angeles Times Kentucky calls me home every year.  The funny thing is that I’m not from there.  But every year for the last 10 years, I still go. In theory I go there to teach, but in reality I go there to recharge.  The Mountain Workshop is the place and my role is that of a photo coach. I go because as a... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Nov. 1, 2012
  • Craig Ruttle / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | Nov. 1, 2012

Posted On: 10:55 a.m. | November 1, 2012

In Thursday's Pictures in the News: New York commuters take to public transportation in the wake of super storm Sandy, observances of All Saints Day in Barcelona, Spain, a rainbow appears over the Grand Palais in Paris, the Chinese Communist Party's Central Committee convenes behind closed doors, and there's more. View Post»

Carter and Ford campaign in Los Angeles
  • Boris Yaro / Los Angeles Times Archive/ UCLA

Carter and Ford campaign in Los Angeles

Posted On: 12:28 a.m. | November 1, 2012

President Gerald Ford wears USC lettermens' jacket just presented him by USC's running back Ricky Bell, applauding, during the president's midday campaign appearance before University of Southern California student body. View Post»

2012 WeHo Costume Canaval

2012 WeHo Costume Carnaval

Posted On: 8:21 p.m. | October 31, 2012

About a half-million people are expected to attend West Hollywood's annual "Halloween Costume Carnaval." Billed as "one of the world's largest celebrations of All Hallow's Eve," the carnaval's three large stages will feature entertainment including live music, a "fun rock and roll drag show" and "campy burlesque and pyrotechnics," the city said. View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 31, 2012
  • OLIVER BERG / AFP / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | October 31, 2012

Posted On: 10:57 a.m. | October 31, 2012

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

King of "Kar Kustomizers"

King of “Kar Kustomizers”

Posted On: 8:50 a.m. | October 31, 2012

George Barris is revered as a master who transforms ordinary vehicles into hell-for-leather roadsters. Among his works: The Batmobile and the Munsters' coach. View Post»

West sparks Lakers despite broken nose
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times

West sparks Lakers despite broken nose

Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | October 31, 2012

Lakers' Jerry West, with a piece of tape "protecting" his broken nose, drives to the basket. Lakers' Elgin Baylor screens out unidentified Knickerbocker in game at the Sports Arena. West scored 38 points as the Lakers won 119-103. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 30, 2012

Pictures in the News | Oct. 30, 2012

Posted On: 11:27 a.m. | October 30, 2012

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Turkish riot police fire a water cannon as they clash with Kurdish demonstrators in Istanbul; A rebel sniper aims at a Syrian army position in Aleppo; Myanmar people observe the Full Moon Festival in Yangon; Refugees from South Kordofan gather in the shade of trees at dusk at the Yida Refugee Camp in South Sudan; firefighters work at the scene of a house fire... 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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