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Putting a chokehold on PTSD

Putting a chokehold on PTSD

Posted On: 9:30 a.m. | September 27, 2012

In a sweaty, loud San Diego gym, veterans train in mixed martial arts, fighting each other and the demons they brought home from Iraq and Afghanistan. View Post»

Multiple cameras for 1981 space shuttle landing
  • Rick Corrales / Los Angeles Times

Multiple cameras for 1981 space shuttle landing

Posted On: 12:20 a.m. | September 27, 2012

Photographer Gerry Perkins demonstrates his multiple camera setup - a converted Korean War era U.S. Army anti-aircraft turret. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 26, 2012
  • PAUL ELLIS / AFP / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | Sept. 26, 2012

Posted On: 9:43 a.m. | September 26, 2012

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

Journalists take a whirl in the spinner
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times

Journalists take a whirl in the spinner

Posted On: 12:59 a.m. | September 26, 2012

The spinner, a four-man artificial gravity testing device at the North American Rockwell Space Division plant in Downey, swings through a 150-foot circle at four revolutions per minute. View Post»

Contact Sheet: How I got the shoot

Contact sheet: How I got the shot of Endeavour at the Hollywood sign

Posted On: 3:34 p.m. | September 25, 2012

This past Friday, Times photographer Gary Friedman was assigned to photograph the space shuttle Endeavor’s historic return to Los Angeles. As part of a team of more than 20 Times photographers, his position was on the helipad of downtown's 73-story U.S. Bank Tower, the tallest building west of the Mississippi. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Sept. 25, 2012

Pictures in the News | Sept. 25, 2012

Posted On: 10:52 a.m. | September 25, 2012

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: South Korean Special Army soldiers demonstrate martial arts during a ceremony to mark the 64th Korea Armed Forces Day, Chinese visitors walk among statues of Chinese leaders and soldiers at a memorial for the 1931-45 war with Japan, traditionally dressed Bavarian men raise their steins and enjoy a sunny day of the famous Bavarian "Oktoberfest" beer festival in... View Post»

'The Flying Kayak' by Chris Burden
  • Mary Frampton / Los Angeles Times

‘The Flying Kayak’ by Chris Burden

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | September 25, 2012

Chris Burden in his "participation piece" art work entitled "Flying Kayak," on display at the Rosamund Felsen Gallery. View Post»

Rap leaps into Brazil's spotlight

Rap leaps into Brazil’s spotlight

Posted On: 12:34 p.m. | September 24, 2012

Emicida and Criolo are among the popular singers taking on the issues of poverty and corruption in Sao Paulo and beyond. They are leading the charge as rap and hip hop emerge from the country's impoverished favelas and into the mainstream. 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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