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Pictures in the News | May 14, 2014
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Pictures in the News | May 14, 2014

Posted On: 9:21 a.m. | May 14, 2014

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in San Diego county, where a brush fire has now burned more than 1,550 acres, but no homes have been damaged. View Post»

1896 newspaper illustrations of Los Angeles
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1896 newspaper illustrations of Los Angeles

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | May 14, 2014

Five hand drawn illustrations of Los Angeles are published on the Jan. 1, 1896 Times front page. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 13, 2014

Pictures in the News | May 13, 2014

Posted On: 9:08 a.m. | May 13, 2014

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, high temperatures come to Southern California and people head to the water at Huntington Beach. Baghdad: A series of bombs hits the Shiite stronghold of Sadr City in Baghdad on Tuesday. Fatima, Portugal: Worshipers fling flower petals at a statue of Our Lady of Fatima. Every year on May 12 and 13 thousands of Catholic pilgrims arrive at Fatima Sanctuary,... View Post»

The Bee Gees at Dodger Stadium
  • George Rose / Los Angeles Times

The Bee Gees at Dodger Stadium

Posted On: 12:20 a.m. | May 13, 2014

The Bee Gees included more than a dozen Top 20 hits in the 90-minute Dodger Stadium concert. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 12, 2014
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Pictures in the News | May 12, 2014

Posted On: 9:00 a.m. | May 12, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the nation's capital, where a Department of Interior employee wears a Washington Monument costume as he waves at photographers at the Washington Monument, ahead of a ceremony to celebrate its re-opening. The monument, which sustained damage from an earthquake in August 2011, is reopening to the public today. View Post»

Come to the L.A. Times printing plant for an InstaMeet

Come to the L.A. Times printing plant for an InstaMeet

Posted On: 6:00 a.m. | May 12, 2014

Into Instagram? Curious about how the newspaper is printed? Then come join me - @rickloomis - at the Los Angeles Times Olympic printing plant Friday May 16th at 1:00 pm for a behind the scenes tour and an opportunity to photograph this unique process. View Post»

Looking to a brighter future: Living in Jordan Downs
  • Bethany Mollenkof / Los Angeles Times

Looking to a brighter future: Living in Jordan Downs

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | May 12, 2014

The apartments lining the narrow streets in Watts wear a faded coat of peach paint, the clotheslines are rusted and creaky. Airplanes crisscross the sky above the South L.A. neighborhood, but their hum is drown out by the ice cream truck nearby baring music. Children play in a yard, their shrieks and giggles bounce off the walls. These are the sounds of waiting. Welcome to Jordan Downs. View Post»

Strike empties 1972 Dodgers' clubhouse
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Strike empties 1972 Dodgers’ clubhouse

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | May 12, 2014

Dodgers equipment manager has everything ready in Los Angeles clubhouse for start of baseball season. Only one thing missing, the players are out on strike. 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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