Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

1976 Palms-Culver City gasoline pipeline explosion
  • Fitzgerald Whitney / Los Angeles Times

1976 Palms-Culver City gasoline pipeline explosion

Posted On: 12:44 a.m. | June 14, 2014

After construction workers puncture a buried gasoline pipeline, the resulting explosion and fire levels a full city block. View Post»

Converting old videotapes to digital

Converting old videotapes to digital

Posted On: 12:35 a.m. | June 14, 2014

What started as a very simple project, converting my old video tapes to digital, has extended to over a three month project with no end in sight. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | June 9 – 15, 2014

The Week in Pictures | June 9 – 15, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | June 13, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin this week’s installment of the Week in Pictures in Brazil, where the biggest, loudest, longest, wildest party in the world kicks off as 32 teams descend on the soccer-crazed nation for the 2014 World Cup. View Post»

In the Philippines, basketball is the nation's pastime
  • Phil Prins

In the Philippines, basketball is the nation’s pastime

Posted On: 4:59 p.m. | June 13, 2014

In a country where the average person stands less than 5-feet-5-inches tall there is worship for a game normally dominated by giants. While much of the world bows down before the altar of soccer, it’s basketball that brings out the Filipino congregation to play a game widely associated with larger-than-life figures like Blake Griffin, LeBron James and Tim Duncan. View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 13, 2014
  • NASA

Pictures in the News | June 13, 2014

Posted On: 9:19 a.m. | June 13, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Brazil as the 2014 Wold Cup gets underway. Police in Brazil clashed with protesters before the World Cup soccer tournament kicked off, leaving at least eight demonstrators and three journalists injured. View Post»

Behind the lens: The Nicole Brown Simpson-Ronald Goldman crime scene

Behind the Lens: The Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman crime scene

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | June 13, 2014

It was twenty years ago and I was freelancing for the Los Angeles Times out of the of the suburban Westside Edition based in Santa Monica. "Can you go check out a possible crime scene on Bundy?" asked George Hatch, an editor at the edition. "We have a report that something happened, and we need someone to check it out." View Post»

Pictures in the News | June 12, 2014

Pictures in the News | June 12, 2014

Posted On: 10:07 a.m. | June 12, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Los Angeles Kings hockey fans react to the Kings losing to the New York Rangers 2-1 in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs series. The Kings were looking for a sweep but instead will play Game 5 in Los Angeles on Friday night. Irbil, Iraq: Refugees fleeing from Mosul head to the self-ruled northern Kurdish region in Irbil north of Baghdad. The Islamic State... View Post»

Paperboy delivers The Times on horseback
  • Ray Graham / Los Angeles Times

Paperboy delivers The Times on horseback

Posted On: 12:03 a.m. | June 12, 2014

Los Angeles Times paperboy Jim Fitzgerald, 14, rides Quelty on his route through Sleepy Hallow in Carbon Canyon. 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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