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Solitary life suited hermit of Hardrock Gulch just fine
  • John Malmin / Los Angeles Times

Solitary life suited hermit of Hardrock Gulch just fine

Posted On: 12:26 a.m. | May 11, 2015

Christine Love, 94, hasn't paid much attention to the ways of the outside world since moving to her miner's shack in 1931. View Post»

The Week in Pictures | May 4-10, 2015
  • Peter Kneffel / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | May 4-10, 2015

Posted On: 8:00 p.m. | May 8, 2015

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In Paris, French President Francois Hollande pays his respects during a ceremony to mark 70 years since victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. More . . . . View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 8, 2015
  • TONY KARUMBA / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | May 8, 2015

Posted On: 10:34 a.m. | May 8, 2015

Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Africa, where refugees gather to watch the arrival of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres at the sprawling Dadaab refugee camp that currently houses some 350,000 people. Kenya's government asked the UN refugee agency to close the camp after an attack on Kenyas Garissa University by Somalia-based Al-Shabaab gunmen in April, whom... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Ed Kashi | “Smile! A photo anthology by VII
  • Marcus Bleasdale / VII / VII

reFramed: In conversation with Ed Kashi | “Smile! A photo anthology by VII

Posted On: 1:05 p.m. | May 7, 2015

Pride powers a smile, power emboldens a smile, we smile to seduce or be seduced. But we also smile when we lie, when we’re scared or anxious. In fact, just one variant of the 18 different smiles recognizes enjoyment, and it’s this universal variant that unites us as human beings. This anthology explores how a seemingly simple action manifests in our world; from the most depressing, violent,... 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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