Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

Endeavour's final flight
  • JOE SKIPPER / Reuters

Endeavour’s final flight

Posted On: 8:54 a.m. | May 16, 2011

[Updated June 1, 2011] Space shuttle Endeavour and its six astronauts returned to Earth on Wednesday morning, closing out the next-to-last mission in NASA's 30-year program with a safe middle-of-the-night landing. The space shuttle Endeavour blasted off Monday from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida; it's the final flight for Endeavour  and the next-to-last shuttle flight for... View Post»

A mountain of Red Cars
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

A mountain of Red Cars

Posted On: 1:20 a.m. | May 16, 2011

Old Pacific Electric red cars sit at Terminal Island junkyard, awaiting dismantling to become scrap metal. View Post»

In India coal towns, many miners are children
  • Daniel Berehulak / Getty Images

In India coal towns, many miners are children

Posted On: 10:10 p.m. | May 14, 2011

Times South Asia bureau chief Mark Magnier and photojournalist Daniel Berehulak report on the mining situation in the Jaintia hills, located in India's far northeast state of Meghalaya. Thousands of underage workers as young as 8, lured by the wages, leave school to work in coal mines under perilous conditions. The country officially upholds mining safety standards and forbids child labor, but... View Post»

Circus Vargas comes to town

Circus Vargas comes to town

Posted On: 9:00 p.m. | May 14, 2011

They aren’t just clowning around when they say this group offers family entertainment. Katya Quiroga, a 7th-generation circus performer, and husband Nelson Quiroga, a 5th-generation Big Topper, own Circus Vargas, which has set up through Monday at a Hollywood athletic field where Sunset Boulevard crosses the Hollywood Freeway. The Quirogas’ three daughters — Graciella, 3, Daniella,... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | May 9-15, 2011
  • DAMIR SAGOLJ / REUTERS

The Week in Pictures | May 9-15, 2011

Posted On: 6:19 p.m. | May 13, 2011

Young leopard cubs peer inquisitively from their cage at Bangkok International Airport after Thai police thwarted a high-profile attempt to smuggle rare and exotic animals to Dubai; in Kolkata, India, Trinamool Congress party supporters celebrate after early election results gave party leader Mamata Banerjee an overwhelming lead; and on the outskirts of Moscow, the next crew headed to the... View Post»

USC's 128th commencement

USC’s 128th commencement

Posted On: 3:35 p.m. | May 13, 2011

USC President C. L. Max Nikias presided over his first graduation and officially congratulated the newly minted class of 12,513  during USC's 128th commencement ceremony, which featured keynote speaker Steven A. Ballmer, chief executive of Microsoft Corp. View Post»

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Posted On: 2:12 p.m. | May 13, 2011

World Press Photo Multimedia Winners View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 13, 2011
  • DAMIR SAGOLJ / REUTERS

Pictures in the News | May 13, 2011

Posted On: 9:28 a.m. | May 13, 2011

Young leopard cubs peer inquisitively from their cage at Bangkok International Airport after Thai police thwarted a high-profile attempt to smuggle rare and exotic animals to Dubai; in Kolkata, India, Trinamool Congress party supporters celebrate after early election results gave party leader Mamata Banerjee an overwhelming lead; and on the outskirts of Moscow, the next crew headed to the... View Post»

Framework

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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