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How I got that iconic Nancy Reagan photo

How I got that iconic Nancy Reagan photo

Posted On: 8:54 a.m. | March 9, 2016

Photo editor Bryan Chan was a photographer for the Los Angeles Times when Ronald Reagan died in 2004. He took a photo of Nancy Reagan leaning over her husband's casket when it arrived at the Reagan Library. The photo appeared on the front page of newspapers across the country, including The Times. Here's the story of how he got it. --- As told to Jessica Roy: I got a call that day: Get... View Post»

Putting drunk driving to the test
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Putting drunk driving to the test

Posted On: 12:31 a.m. | March 8, 2016

The standard sobriety tests that are given to suspected drunk drivers by police across the country originated with a small Los Angeles organization called the Southern California Research Institute. View Post»

1981 Rolling Stones concert at the Coliseum
  • Los Angeles Times

1981 Rolling Stones concert at the Coliseum

Posted On: 12:13 a.m. | February 23, 2016

The Rolling Stones' 1981 American Tour included two shows on Oct. 9th and 11th at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. View Post»

L.A.'s photogenic tunnel
  • Rick Meyer / Los Angeles Times

L.A.’s photogenic tunnel

Posted On: 12:23 a.m. | February 19, 2016

Headlights bounce around on the tiled surface of the 2nd St. tunnel during light rain. 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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