Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Filmmaker Jason Baffa is set to release his latest surf documentary, 'Bella Vita,' which explores family roots and the Italian surf subculture
  • Jason Baffa

Filmmaker Jason Baffa is set to release his latest surf documentary, ‘Bella Vita,’ which explores family roots and the Italian surf subculture

Posted On: 3:50 p.m. | September 11, 2014

While traveling to Bali in 2011, I re-connected with my old friend, Chris Del Moro. Chris is a traveler, an artist, an environmentalist and a great surfer. During that trip, we began chatting about film ideas and I expressed my interest in working with him. We connected on the fact that as Southern Californian surfers, we were both born to Italian fathers. Chris told me about his... View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 11, 2014
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Pictures in the News | September 11, 2014

Posted On: 9:37 a.m. | September 11, 2014

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in New York, where memorial observances held at the site of the World Trade Center. This year marks the 13th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and on Flight 93. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 10, 2014
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Pictures in the News | Sept. 10, 2014

Posted On: 11:57 a.m. | September 10, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News showcases the third and final supermoon of 2014. The phenomenon, which scientists call a perigee moon, occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons. Ritterhude, Germany: Smoke rises in the sky as a factory burns after an explosion. According to local media, an explosion occurred at a chemical plants area where... View Post»

Pictures in the News | September 9, 2014
  • Michael Frye / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | September 9, 2014

Posted On: 10:12 a.m. | September 9, 2014

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in California, where the wilderness near Yosemite National Park's iconic Half Dome has been completely evacuated as a wind-driven wildfire continued to spread through the area Tuesday. The Meadow fire, last measured at nearly 2,600 acres, forced authorities to evacuate dozens of hikers by helicopter after flames cut off their exit. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 8, 2014

Pictures in the News | Sept. 8, 2014

Posted On: 10:24 a.m. | September 8, 2014

In Monday's Pictures in the News, a traditional dance troupe whirls through the intersection of Cesar E. Chavez and Gage avenues during the 68th annual East Los Angeles Mexican Independence Day Parade and Festival. Huntington Beach: The seventh annual Blessing of the Waves ceremony took place Sunday though the surf was deemed too big for the traditional paddle-out at the end of the service. ... View Post»

23 sailors killed when U.S. Navy destroyers run aground at Honda Point
  • George Watson / Watson Photographic Archive

23 sailors killed when U.S. Navy destroyers run aground at Honda Point

Posted On: 7:18 a.m. | September 8, 2014

On Sep. 8, 1923, seven U.S. Navy destroyers ran aground at Honda Point, north of Santa Barbara. Twenty-three sailors lost their lives. View Post»

Midway Plaisance at Venice
  • Los Angeles Times

Midway Plaisance at Venice

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | September 8, 2014

The closed Midway Plaisance at Venice awaits the wrecking crew. View Post»

Framework

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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