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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»

The Week in Pictures | May 5-11, 2014
  • GENYA SAVILOV / AFP/Getty Images

The Week in Pictures | May 5-11, 2014

Posted On: 5:00 p.m. | May 9, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We start with a touching image out of Folsom Women's Facility, where a daughter hugs her mother after they had the chance to spend time together through a nonprofit program called Get on the Bus that arranges for children of inmates to visit their parents in California prisons around Mother's and Father's days. View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 9, 2014
  • Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

Pictures in the News | May 9, 2014

Posted On: 10:18 a.m. | May 9, 2014

Friday's Pictures in the News begins at LAPD headquarters, where roses are placed near the names of the fallen at the conclusion of the Los Angeles Police Memorial Ceremony held to honor the more than 200 officers killed over the years in the line of duty. View Post»

1911 trolley tracks to Van Nuys
  • Los Angeles Times

1911 trolley tracks to Van Nuys

Posted On: 12:07 a.m. | May 9, 2014

Sightseers check out new Pacific Electric trolley line being build in the Cahuenga Pass between Hollywood and the San Fernando Valley. View Post»

How a soldier shot a famous general's funeral in Normandy after D-day
  • Sydney Gutell

How a soldier shot a famous general’s funeral in Normandy after D-day

Posted On: 9:22 a.m. | May 8, 2014

When Pvt. 1st Class Sidney Gutelewitz returned from World War II in December, 1945, he carried with him a small metal container. In it was a roll of developed 35 mm film. He soon forgot about the film as he returned to civilian life. Decades would pass before he would learn the real story behind the somber images he had captured - a funeral in France that attracted 10 generals, including George... View Post»

Pictures in the News | May 8, 2014
  • Matt Detrich / The Indianapolis Star / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | May 8, 2014

Posted On: 9:03 a.m. | May 8, 2014

Thursday's Pictures in the News starts with an image of a tornado touching down in a field in Akron, Colo., on Wednesday. At least two tornadoes touched down briefly on Colorado's Eastern Plains. Manila, Philippines: Demonstrators call for the continued aid and rehabilitation of typhoon-ravaged Tacloban and nearby provinces in central Philippines. Moscow: Russian World War II veterans... 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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