Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 7:08 p.m. | August 25, 2011

A roundup of outstanding photography, video and multimedia from across the Web. View Post»

Matator and bull
  • JORGE GUERRERO / AFP / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | Aug. 25, 2011

Posted On: 12:21 p.m. | August 25, 2011

Protests in Santiago, Chile; New Dehli and Manila lead off today's Pictures in the News. Also included are images of the conflict in Libya, bullfighting in Spain, famine in Somalia, and Muslims going home to observe the holiday of Eid al-Fitr. View Post»

Battle for Tripoli
  • PATRICK BAZ / AFP / Getty Images

Battle for Tripoli

Posted On: 12:19 p.m. | August 25, 2011

Fighting continues in the Libyan capital as rebel forces search for the country's longtime ruler, Moammar Kadafi, who was dislodged from his command and control center this week and remains in hiding. View Post»

Kidnapping hoax
  • Dave Gatley / Los Angeles Times

Kidnapping hoax

Posted On: 12:24 a.m. | August 25, 2011

This threatening scene was observed by LA Times photographer Dave Gatley, who contacted police and followed the car. View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 24, 2011
  • Jeff J. Mitchell / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | August 24, 2011

Posted On: 10:42 a.m. | August 24, 2011

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Washington, where the Washington Monument will remain closed indefinitely after Tuesday's magnitude 5.8 earthquake in Virginia left cracks near the top of the 555-foot obelisk. They're getting nutty in Scotland with the 65th Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Street entertainers perform on the Royal Mile to promote their shows including the fan-favorite bed... View Post»

Dances with bulls

Dances with bulls

Posted On: 4:30 a.m. | August 24, 2011

Forcados are Portuguese-style bullfighters who do not use capes or swords. They rely instead on brotherhood and synchronized steps. They are the boy-band version of bullfighters: They don’t try to kill the bull. They jump on its head, pull its tail and spin it into a dizzy stupor. View Post»

Pee-wee Herman
  • Michael Edwards / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Pee-wee Herman

Posted On: 12:46 a.m. | August 24, 2011

In 1984, Comedian Paul Reubens, better known as his wacky alter-ego, Pee wee Herman, was on top of his career. View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 23, 2011
  • JOHANNES EISELE / AFP / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | August 23, 2011

Posted On: 10:16 a.m. | August 23, 2011

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begin  in Tripoli, where a battle for the Libyan capital intensifies as rebels prepare an offensive on Moammar Kadafi's vast fortress. Both joy and paranoia permeate the city. See photo gallery It's a surreal scene in Afghanistan as U.S. soldiers protect their faces from rotor wash as wounded comrades are airlifted  to a hospital in Kandahar after their... 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.

Need help or have a question?

Visit our FAQ page »