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iPhone apps: Adding scratches, light leaks and grunge

iPhone apps: Adding scratches, light leaks and grunge

Posted On: 12:29 a.m. | October 11, 2012

I am getting so confused with photography. When I first started out over 50 years ago, life was simple. Photography just meant a roll of Kodak Tri-X-400 black-and-white film, my old Minolta camera, and off I went. The only thing I worried about was f-stops, shutter speed, focus and composition. But that has changed in the name of creativity. Now everyone is adding scratches, light leaks and... View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 4:27 p.m. | October 10, 2012

Best of the Web is a roundup of photography, video and multimedia story-telling from around the web. View Post»

Living under siege: Life in Aleppo, Syria

Living under siege: Life in Aleppo, Syria

Posted On: 2:07 p.m. | October 10, 2012

The revolution against Syrian President Bashar Assad that began in March 2011, started with peaceful protests but morphed into a civil war that has killed more than 60,000 people, according to a recent United Nations recent estimate. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 10, 2012

Pictures in the News | Oct. 10, 2012

Posted On: 11:38 a.m. | October 10, 2012

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News: Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner's attempt to parachute to earth from the edge of space has been postponed again by gusty winds; a Syrian rebel carries a sandbag to help fortify a position during clashes with government forces in the Saif al-Dawla district in Aleppo; members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot sit in the dock of a Moscow courtroom... View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 9, 2012
  • Patrick Smith / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | Oct. 9, 2012

Posted On: 9:54 a.m. | October 9, 2012

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

1946 move of the Spruce Goose
  • Los Angeles Times

1946 move of the Spruce Goose

Posted On: 12:59 a.m. | October 9, 2012

The H-4 Hercules aka "Spruce Goose" was originally built in sections by Hughes Aircraft in Culver City. In June, 1946, the wings, hull and other sections were transported to Terminal Island in Long Beach for final assembly. View Post»

The Week in Sports | October 1 – 7, 2012
  • Tom Uhlman / AFP / Getty Images

The Week in Sports | October 1 – 7, 2012

Posted On: 10:30 a.m. | October 8, 2012

The Week in Sports from around the world. View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 8, 2012
  • Ariana Cubillos / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | October 8, 2012

Posted On: 7:57 a.m. | October 8, 2012

Pictures in the News from around the world. 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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