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66th Primetime Emmy Awards | Aug. 25, 2014

66th Primetime Emmy Awards | Aug. 25, 2014

Posted On: 7:00 a.m. | August 26, 2014

Framework presents a glimpse of the color, sights, fashions and the anticipation and excitement at the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, documented by the photojournalists of the Los Angeles Times. View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with David Magnusson

reFramed: In conversation with David Magnusson

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | August 26, 2014

A purity ball is a ceremony where young girls promise to “live pure lives before God,” and to remain virgins until marriage. In return, their fathers sign a commitment promising to protect their daughters’ chastity. Sometimes rings are exchanged as a symbol of their vows. The ceremonies differ depending on the organizers, but many of them are held at formal locations like in hotels or... View Post»

Fighting smog with gas masks
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Fighting smog with gas masks

Posted On: 12:18 a.m. | August 26, 2014

Motorcycle messenger Frank Stone uses gas mask to make deliveries during smog attack. View Post»

Pictures in the News | August 25, 2014

Pictures in the News | August 25, 2014

Posted On: 8:56 a.m. | August 25, 2014

Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Northern California, where several buildings in downtown Napa, were red tagged after a 6.0 earthquake hit the area. Power has been restored to nearly all of the approximately 70,000 customers in Napa County whose lights went out after the earthquake struck early Sunday View Post»

Photos transmitted to Antarctica
  • Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Photos transmitted to Antarctica

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | August 25, 2014

Rotating photo transmitter used to send photographs to Navy personnel stationed in Antarctica. View Post»

Quick look: Huion L4S LED Light Pad

Quick look: Huion L4S LED Light Pad

Posted On: 10:35 p.m. | August 22, 2014

My pile of old negative seems to be growing. I guess it’s time to sort through them and convert the selected to digital images. I always used the excuse that I didn’t have a light table to edit through my negatives. I figured it was time to invest in a light table. It does seem a little old fashioned, who has a light table anymore? It’s photography from the past like enlargers, film,... View Post»

The Week in Pictures | Aug. 18-24, 2014
  • Matt Dunham / Associated Press

The Week in Pictures | Aug. 18-24, 2014

Posted On: 5:48 p.m. | August 22, 2014

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism from around the world in The Week in Pictures. Enjoy the journey with us. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Aug. 22, 2014
  • Olga Maltseva / AFP/Getty Images

Pictures in the News | Aug. 22, 2014

Posted On: 1:28 p.m. | August 22, 2014

Pictures in the News presents a glimpse of our world today. 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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