Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Pictures in the News | December 12, 2014

Pictures in the News | December 12, 2014

Posted On: 11:41 a.m. | December 12, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where dozens of Southern California residents in burn areas in Camarillo Springs, Glendora and Azusa saw that treacherous scenario play out Friday as communities previously scorched by wildfire were hammered by a powerful storm. View Post»

1938 storm changes Los Angeles River
  • Los Angeles Times

1938 storm changes Los Angeles River

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | December 12, 2014

On Feb. 27 and 28, 1938, a storm soaked Southern California with 4.4 inches of rain. Late on March 1, 1938, a new storm arrived dropping 10 inches in Los Angeles and more in mountain areas. Rivers overflowed and dozens were killed. View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 11, 2014

Pictures in the News | December 11, 2014

Posted On: 9:27 a.m. | December 11, 2014

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in SoCal, where more than 20 members of a federal team that handles arson investigations will “spare no expense” in rooting out the cause of Monday’s massive fire in downtown Los Angeles. View Post»

Welcome to Hoodslam

Welcome to Hoodslam

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | December 11, 2014

Inside the Oakland Metro Opera House, the floors are sticky and the air is hazy with several kinds of smoke. As if on cue, hundreds of people raise their middle fingers at a muscle-bound bro standing on stage in ripped jeans and an orange wig, while he pours a bottle of Jack down bystanders’ throats. Welcome to Hoodslam. View Post»

L.A. Times photo balloon floats away

L.A. Times photo balloon floats away

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | December 11, 2014

Los Angeles Times aerial photography project interrupted by lost balloon. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 10, 2014

Pictures in the News | Dec. 10, 2014

Posted On: 10:46 a.m. | December 10, 2014

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, Kobe Bryant warms up before a game against the Kings while wearing a T-shirt saying "I can't breathe" in reference to the death of Eric Garner in New York, who died after police put him in a chokehold while he was being arrested for selling loose cigarettes. Los Angeles: A firetruck cruises along Temple Street in front of the Da Vinci Apartments, which... 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.


Need help or have a question?

Visit our FAQ page »