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Tax Day protest snarls traffic in downtown LA

Tax day protest in Los Angeles

Posted On: 3:33 p.m. | April 17, 2012

Hundreds of demonstrators participated in a Tax Day protest and marched from the Bank of America Plaza, through the Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank tower, before ending up near 6th and Figueroa. Members of Occupy L.A., the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and Good Jobs L.A. were scheduled to be among the march's participants. View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 17, 2012
  • NASA

Pictures in the News | April 17, 2012

Posted On: 10:30 a.m. | April 17, 2012

In today's Pictures in the News, Moscow as seen at night from the international space station at an altitude of approximately 240 miles; the Dalai Lama jokes with Hawaiian canoe crew members in Kaneohe, Hawaii; Anders Behring Breivik, who has admitted killing 77 people in a bomb-and-shooting massacre, appears in court in Oslo, Norway; the space shuttle Discovery sitting atop a Boeing 747 (more... View Post»

High-level meeting
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

High-level meeting

Posted On: 12:18 a.m. | April 17, 2012

Workmen Lester Smith and Bob Richardson meet at the building corner and hand tools back and forth as they drill holes for brackets for sign support. View Post»

Pictures in the News | April 16, 2012
  • Matt Rourke / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | April 16, 2012

Posted On: 9:03 a.m. | April 16, 2012

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

Chinese bobybuilders
  • Bryan Thomas / For The Times

Chinese bodybuilders bulking up their image

Posted On: 5:20 p.m. | April 14, 2012

As a 17-year-old, Jicheng Qian watched "Rambo" and "The Terminator" onscreen. At 23, he gave up his job in mechanical engineering to focus on making his 5-foot-6 body stronger. For much of the next two decades, he lived and trained in San Ya — China’s popular beach destination. Now 42 and retired from competition, Qian lives in Alhambra, his modest apartment serving as headquarters for... View Post»

Tens of thousands of music lovers descended on the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Faces of Coachella 2012

Posted On: 1:44 p.m. | April 14, 2012

Tens of thousands of music lovers descended on the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this weekend, and Los Angeles Times photographer Brian van der Brug stopped some of the most interesting attendees for inclusion in our annual “Faces of Coachella” portrait gallery. View Post»

Thousands flood Coachella for music festival

Photos from the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Posted On: 3:30 p.m. | April 13, 2012

Photos from the first weekend of the sold-out Coachella Music and Arts Festival. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | April 9 - April 15, 2012

The Week in Pictures | April 9 – April 15, 2012

Posted On: 2:24 p.m. | April 13, 2012

Each week, we bring you a selection of the best images from around the world in Framework's The Week in Pictures. Enjoy the journey with us. 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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