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Reader Photos: Best of Southern California Moments for July
  • Mehdi Bouqua

Reader Photos: Best of Southern California Moments for July

Posted On: 1:08 p.m. | August 2, 2011

From looking at July's images it's obvious we're in the middle of summer -- jumping through a sprinkler on a hot day, playing on the beach, baseball games, water-powered jet packs. Jet packs? This month we crossed an important milestone. At 1,977 images, our first user gallery just got too big! That's not counting the 6,098 items that have been submitted (at the time of writing) to our... View Post»

Piersall thumbs nose at Angel fan
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Piersall thumbs nose at Angel fan

Posted On: 12:41 a.m. | August 2, 2011

Washington Senators' Jimmy Piersall thumbs nose at spectator during game against the Angels. He later played for the Angels. View Post»

Canoeing down a Superfund site

Canoeing down a Superfund site

Posted On: 6:23 p.m. | August 1, 2011

Never mind that the federal government designated the Gowanus Canal a Superfund site last year and “one of the most contaminated bodies of water in the nation.” The Brooklyn waterway is the latest, hottest, coolest spot in a city that won't sleep until it's completely gentrified. The sediment, once described as looking like black mayonnaise, is thick with metals, coal tar and PCBs, and... View Post»

National Guard unit returns from Iraq

California National Guard unit returns from Iraq

Posted On: 2:13 p.m. | August 1, 2011

After a yearlong deployment to Iraq, more than 300 members of the California National Guard's 1-140th Aviation Battalion returned home Monday to the Joint Force Training Base in Los Alamitos. View Post»

2008 Olympians

Team USA: Portraits of Olympic dreams

Posted On: 10:34 a.m. | August 1, 2011

Portrait series of athletes from the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 1, 2011

Pictures in the News | Aug. 1, 2011

Posted On: 9:34 a.m. | August 1, 2011

We begin Monday's Pictures in the News with members of the Green Bay Packers football team taking part in the annual ritual of riding kids' bicycles to training camp. On the East Coast, The U.S. Capitol looms in the background as the House and Senate are poised to vote on an agreement to extend the federal debt limit while enacting spending cuts. Free-skier Ted Davenport of the United States... View Post»

Bridgeport Covered Bridge
  • Steve Fontanini / Los Angeles Times

Bridgeport Covered Bridge

Posted On: 12:39 a.m. | August 1, 2011

The Bridgeport covered bridge, a picturesque 233-foot span, is the oldest in the West, View Post»

L.A. Rising Festival at the Coliseum

L.A. Rising Festival at the Coliseum

Posted On: 4:06 p.m. | July 31, 2011

If musical diversity is what you're looking for this weekend, the L.A. Rising Festival at the Coliseum is the place to be on Saturday. The festival which begins at noon and continues until about midnight features alt rock, hardcore punk, activist rap, Spanish rock, r&b/hip hop and heavy metal. The lineup includes performances by Muse, Immortal Technique, Rise Against, El Gran Silencio,... 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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