Photo Essays

Ralph Morse: Photographer Spotlight

[Note: Ralph Morse died on Dec. 7, 2014, at his home in Florida. He was 97. No photographer in the history of LIFE magazine had a more varied, thrilling and...

LIFE in 2012: The Year in 12 Galleries

What do the Empire State Building, Albert Einstein, Hillary Clinton, Woody Guthrie and druggy Japanese teenagers have in common? Well … nothing, really. Or...

LIFE at Home With Marilyn Monroe, 1953

When Alfred Eisenstaedt photographed Marilyn Monroe at her Hollywood home in 1953, the 54-year-old LIFE staffer and the 26-year-old actress were — on the face of...