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reFramed: In conversation with David Chancellor
  • David Chancellor / INSTITUTE

reFramed: In conversation with David Chancellor

Posted On: 5:00 a.m. | August 15, 2013

David Chancellor, born London England, works and lives in South Africa. He has participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions, exhibited in major galleries and museums, and published Worldwide. Named Nikon photographer of the year three times, he received a World Press Photo Award in 2010 for 'elephant story' from the series 'hunters'. Chancellor has increasingly turned his focus onto... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Tomasz Lazar
  • Tomasz Lazar

reFramed: In conversation with Tomasz Lazar

Posted On: 3:00 a.m. | July 11, 2013

Tomasz Lazar, born in 1985 in Szczecin, Poland, is a graduate of the West Pomeranian University of Technology. He has won photography contests in Poland and abroad, including the Sony World Photography Award, the International Photography Award, and the Lumix Festival for Young Journalism. Images from his project "Theater of Life" were published in "Mono," a book of black-and-white photographs.... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Alex Webb
  • Alex Webb / Magnum Photos

reFramed: In conversation with Alex Webb

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | June 13, 2013

Alex Webb is best known for his vibrant and complex color work, especially from Latin America and the Caribbean. He has published nine books, including "Istanbul: City of a Hundred Names" and "Violet Isle: A Duet of Photographs from Cuba" (with Rebecca Norris Webb), the latter exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston in 2011. His ninth book, "The Suffering of Light," a collection of 30... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY curator Anne Wilkes Tucker
  • Sal Veder / Associated Press

reFramed: In conversation with WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY curator Anne Wilkes Tucker

Posted On: 3:00 a.m. | May 1, 2013

Anne Wilkes Tucker is currently the Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston where she has worked since 1976. She founded the Photography Department at the museum that now has a collection of over 28,000 photographs. She has curated over forty exhibitions, the most recent being WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and its Aftermath. View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Mike Brodie
  • Mike Brodie / Courtesy M+B Gallery, Los Angeles

reFramed: In conversation with Mike Brodie

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | April 8, 2013

Mike Brodie, a.k.a, the Polaroid Kidd, spent four years circumambulating the U.S., amassing an archive that would go on to become one of the few true collections of American travel photography. Having never undergone any formal training, he chose to remain untethered to the pressures and expectations of the art market. View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Christopher Morris
  • Chistopher Morris / VII

reFramed: In conversation with Christopher Morris

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | March 18, 2013

Christopher Morris, based in Paris, was born in California in 1958 and began his career as a documentary conflict photographer working almost exclusively for Time magazine, where he has been on contract since 1990. He has won acclaim for his political coverage during his years working at the White House for Time magazine from 2000 till 2009. Simultaneous to his career as a photojournalist,... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Andy Adams
  • William Rugen

reFramed: In conversation with Andy Adams

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | February 18, 2013

Andy Adams is an independent Web producer and photo publisher whose work blends aspects of digital communication, online audience engagement and Web-based creative collaboration to explore contemporary ideas in photography. View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Ian Ruhter
  • Terren K Gomez

reFramed: In conversation with Ian Ruhter

Posted On: 3:00 a.m. | January 25, 2013

“I’ve always seen the world differently so I built a camera to share images the way I see them in my mind…growing up I had severe dyslexia and it was always hard to communicate – when I found photography I found my voice.” –Ian Ruhter View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Danielle Spires
  • Danielle Spires

reFramed: In conversation with Danielle Spires

Posted On: 8:00 a.m. | January 15, 2013

Danielle Spires, usually working under the name of Cat Party Let's Go, has been shooting since 1997. She graduated from the Art Institute of Colorado with a photography degree, and the University of Colorado with a bachelor’s in sociology. Although distraught at the folding of the Polaroid Corp., will continue to photograph fine art, shoot commercially and create installations until the end... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Dan Winters

reFramed: In conversation with Dan Winters

Posted On: 3:00 a.m. | December 11, 2012

“reFramed” is a feature showcasing fine art photography and vision-forward photojournalism. It is curated by Los Angeles Times staff photographer Barbara Davidson. twitter@photospice Dan Winters began his career in photography as a photojournalist in Ventura County. After winning several regional awards for his work he moved to New York City and began working as an editorial... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Brian Finke
  • Brian Finke

reFramed: In conversation with Brian Finke

Posted On: 3:00 a.m. | November 14, 2012

Brian Finke is a photographer living and working in Brooklyn, NY. He is the author of 2-4-6-8: American Cheerleaders and Football Players (Umbrage Editions, 2003), Flight Attendants (powerhouse Books and Filigrane Editions 2008), and Construction, DECODE Books 2012. View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Alessio Romenzi
  • Alessio Romenzi

reFramed: In conversation with Alessio Romenzi

Posted On: 3:00 a.m. | October 29, 2012

Alessio Romanzi was born in Colle Sant'Angelo, a small village in the Italian Apennines, in 1974. After working as a carpenter in a factory, he graduated in 2009 with a master’s degree in photojournalism from Istituto Superiore di Fotografia e Comunicazione Integrata in Rome. He then moved to Jerusalem to begin his career as a photographer. After one year working in Palestine and Israel, he... View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Misha Friedman
  • Misha Friedman

reFramed: In conversation with Misha Friedman

Posted On: 3:00 a.m. | September 10, 2012

Tuberculosis is still a very deadly disease – especially in the former Soviet Union. The number of patients with very difficult to treat forms of tuberculosis is growing steadily in that part of the world. Photographer Misha Friedman has spent the last four years documenting the disease across Ukraine, Russia and Central Asia. View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Arthur Tress
  • Arthur Tress

reFramed: In conversation with Arthur Tress

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | August 22, 2012

Arthur Tress was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Nov. 24, 1940. He took his first photographs while still in elementary school in 1952. He attended Bard College, where he studied art and art history, world culture and philosophy under Heinrich Bluecher. While studying, he continued to photograph and began making short films. View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Alex Prager
  • Alex Prager

reFramed: In conversation with Alex Prager

Posted On: 3:00 a.m. | August 2, 2012

Born in 1979, Alex Prager is a self-taught photographer who lives and works in Los Angeles. Featured in the Museum o Modern Art’s “New Photography 2010,” Prager’s work has been exhibited at institutions worldwide. View Post»

reFramed: In conversation with Rita Leistner
  • Rita Leistner

reFramed: In conversation with Rita Leistner

Posted On: 3:00 a.m. | July 18, 2012

Rita Leistner is a politically and socially engaged lens-based artist whose concerned photography uses conceptual approaches to create photographs with a special relationship to current events and the human condition. Her work has been exhibited widely and published in many magazines. 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.


  • Jeff Amlotte
  • Don Bartletti
  • Liz O. Baylen
  • Mark Boster
  • Bob Chamberlin
  • Bryan Chan
  • Michael Robinson Chavez
  • Myung J. Chun
  • Jay L. Clendenin
  • Carolyn Cole
  • Anne Cusack
  • Barbara Davidson
  • Ricardo DeAratanha
  • Gina Ferazzi
  • Gary Friedman
  • Robert Gauthier
  • Lawrence K. Ho
  • Don Kelsen
  • Irfan Khan
  • Glenn Koenig
  • Robert Lachman
  • Rick Loomis
  • Kirk McKoy
  • Mel Melcon
  • Genaro Molina
  • Francine Orr
  • Allen J. Schaben
  • Al Seib
  • Luis Sinco
  • Wally Skalij
  • Brian van der Brug


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