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Charles O'Rear's road to 'Bliss'
  • Charles O'Rear / Microsoft

Charles O’Rear’s road to ‘Bliss’

Posted On: 7:58 a.m. | May 30, 2014

It was seemingly another ordinary day in the life of photographer Charles O'Rear, who happened to be cruising along Highway 121 in bucolic Napa Valley on the way to see his girlfriend. It was January 1998 and the rains had just passed through a few days earlier. Spread out before him was an emerald green hill beset with cotton-like clouds set against a backdrop of a brilliant blue sky. Like... View Post»

Evel Knievel in work furlough program
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Evel Knievel in work furlough program

Posted On: 12:15 a.m. | May 30, 2014

Evel Knieval, dark glasses center, leaving the Spring Street side of Hall of Justice. The car is Kneival's Stutz convertable. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 29, 2014
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Pictures in the News | May 29, 2014

Posted On: 9:36 a.m. | May 29, 2014

In Thursday's Pictures in the News, pallbearers dressed as superheroes carry the casket of 7-year-old Sebastian Gerena during his funeral Mass in Philadelphia. The pallbearers are relatives, friends and staff at Families Forward, the West Philadelphia shelter where Gerena lived. Gerena, who had a rare heart defect, died after collapsing in his south Philadelphia elementary school classroom last... View Post»

Dodgers' home plate becomes dinner plate
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Dodgers’ home plate becomes dinner plate

Posted On: 12:11 a.m. | May 29, 2014

Clown Emmett Kelly makes himself right at home at Dodger Stadium using home plate as a dinner plate. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 28, 2014
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Pictures in the News | May 28, 2014

Posted On: 10:47 a.m. | May 28, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins again at UC Santa Barbara, where about 20,000 people attended a memorial Tuesday at the university's Harder Stadium for victims of last week's rampage. "We are grieving together today as a family," UC President Janet Napolitano said. View Post»

First car through Hill Street tunnel
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First car through Hill Street tunnel

Posted On: 12:04 a.m. | May 28, 2014

Contractors H.A. Wattson and C.A. Spicer drive automobile out of the Hill St. tunnel at 1st Sr., a few minutes after a steam shovel had removed the last foot of dirt. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 27, 2014

Pictures in the News | May 27, 2014

Posted On: 10:16 a.m. | May 27, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, people mourn those killed in a rampage in Isla Vista, Calif., while some express their dismay with the resulting media coverage in the college community around UC Santa Barbara. San Diego: Memorial Day observances are held around Southern California. Slovyansk, Ukraine: A pro-Russian armed militant guards a checkpoint blocking the major highway that... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | May 19 – 25, 2014
  • Craig Ruttle / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | May 19 – 25, 2014

Posted On: 6:00 p.m. | May 23, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best of visual journalism. We begin in New York, where the National 9/11 Flag is carried by firefighters to the 9/11 Memorial Museum in ceremonies marking its official opening. The flag was flying from a building near the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. It was retrieved from the debris of ground zero and patched back together. 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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