After the Crash: How Photography Healed a Mind

Jared Moossy can’t remember the first three months after he emerged from the coma. The Austin-based filmmaker, then 35, was critically injured in a motorcycle crash about two years...

Inside a Changing First-Grade Classroom in the 1970s

When first-grade teacher Bill L’Orange invited LIFE into his classroom 45 years ago, he offered the magazine’s readers a glimpse into a world that few would have otherwise had...

Rare Photos Capture the ‘Essential’ Marilyn Monroe

In the course of Marilyn Monroe’s career, she had the choice of many photographers to work with. In 1954, she chose Milton H. Greene. Monroe formed a partnership with Greene...

Behind the Vietnam War Story of ‘P.O.W. Wife’ Valerie Kushner

When Valerie Kushner was on the cover of LIFE Magazine in 1972, there were 537 known prisoners of war in Vietnam and more than 1,000 men missing in action. As...

How We Created TIME Magazine’s First iPhone Portfolio

Talent often surfaces when you aren’t really expecting it. Last summer, I came across the work of a young Brazilian photographer named Luisa Dörr while I was browsing Instgram. I...

Behind the FIRSTS Project: How Luisa Dörr Shot 12 TIME Covers On Her iPhone

For Firsts, TIME commissioned photographer Luisa Dörr to make portraits of 46 women who are changing the world. TIME’s Director of Photography and Visual Enterprise Kira Pollack came across...

Every Reference You Might Have Missed in Taylor Swift’s Music Video for ‘Look What...

Make no mistake about it — Taylor Swift has plenty of feelings about what you think of her and the headlines she’s made in recent years, something that she...

Behind TIME’s ‘Hate in America’ Cover

Illustration by Edel Rodriguez for TIMEFor the Aug. 28 issue of TIME on hate in America we turned to artist Edel Rodriguez to create a cover to capture the...

How to Photograph the Solar Eclipse With Your Phone

When the total solar eclipse occurs on Aug. 21, it will mark the first time the rare spectacle will be visible in the contiguous U.S. since 1979. In a...

The World-Changing Evolution of Princess Diana

The flowers were remarkable. In the hours and days after the death of the Princess of Wales, mourners from all over the United Kingdom streamed to the gates of...

Remembering Arlene Gottfried: Legendary New York City Street Photographer

Arlene Gottfried chronicled life the way she saw it, thriving on the energy on the streets, roaming and recording everything she felt through a deeply empathetic and loving lens....

Donald Trump Had a Tough Week. Putin Went Sunbathing in Siberia.

Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier this week enjoyed a nature-filled vacation that included hiking, fishing and diving, according to photos. The images are the latest in a series that...

Celebrate Friendship With LIFE’s Most Memorable Pictures of Pals

Looking at this survey of 25 of the best photos of BFFs from LIFE Magazine’s archive of iconic 20th-century photography, one fact is immediately clear: whether you’re the biggest...