Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

William and Kate: The royal wedding
  • Hugo Burnand / Clarence House

William and Kate: The royal wedding

Posted On: 8:12 a.m. | April 29, 2011

Crowds lined the streets of central London on Friday, April 29, 2011, to await the much-anticipated wedding of Prince William and his college sweetheart, Catherine Middleton. The groom is second-in-line to the throne of England, his bride is a commoner. Hours before the ceremony was to start, his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, declared new titles for the soon-to-be newlyweds: the Duke and... View Post»

Up against a robot

Up against a robot

Posted On: 7:15 a.m. | April 29, 2011

Dos Pueblos High School physics teacher Amir Abo-Shaeer is the first high school teacher ever to get a MacArthur "genius" grant.  He set up the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy, where students build robots that have won national competitions. Earlier this year, Abo-Shaeer  set up a basket-shooting competition between the student body of  Dos Pueblos and Penguinbot IV, a robot developed by... View Post»

Shuttle Columbia
  • Rick Meyer / Los Angeles Times

Shuttle Columbia

Posted On: 10:54 p.m. | April 28, 2011

Space Shuttle Columbia travels at 3.5 m.p.h. from Palmdale to Edwards Air Force Base. View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 6:39 p.m. | April 28, 2011

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

Pictures in the News | April 28, 2011
  • Roberto Gonzalez / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | April 28, 2011

Posted On: 12:59 p.m. | April 28, 2011

Thursday's Pictures in the News begin in Alabama, where a series of tornadoes devastated the area, leaving about 250 people dead. Images include a University of Alabama law student removing belongings from his destroyed home in Tuscaloosa; firefighters searching through the rubble of a home in the Alberta City neighborhood of Tuscaloosa; and an ROTC cadet carrying a dog she and other students... View Post»

Magic celebration
  • Michael Edwards / Los Angeles Times

Magic celebration

Posted On: 8:09 a.m. | April 28, 2011

Magic Johnson celebrates winning the 1987 NBA Championship. View Post»

Storms and tornado destroy Alabama neighborhoods
  • Jessica McGowan / Getty Images

Storms and tornado destroy Alabama neighborhoods

Posted On: 9:13 p.m. | April 27, 2011

Devastation is widespread across Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia and Virginia as officials begin an intense search-and-rescue effort in the wake of the 'catastrophic' weather. The death toll is expected to rise. View Post»

Working from the heart
  • Katie Falkenberg / For the Times

Working from the heart

Posted On: 5:09 p.m. | April 27, 2011

Ali Ozer became an orphan at a young age in his home country of Turkey. In need of a way to support himself, he went out to look for a job and happened upon a tailor shop that was hiring an apprentice. He's been a tailor ever since and in 1989 he opened his own business in Los Angeles. 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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