Photo Essays

Phil Stern: Classic Hollywood Portraits

The 60-year career enjoyed by Phil Stern, who turns 95 on Sept. 6, is one of the most varied and downright extraordinary of any 20th century photographer. Awards...

LIFE Rides With the Hells Angels, 1965

From Jesse James and Butch Cassidy to Scarface and Tony Soprano, outlaws have always held a singularly ambiguous place in America’s popular imagination: we fear...

Swimsuit Issue: The LIFE Edition

Every February, in the very depths of winter, Sports Illustrated unveils its storied swimsuit issue. And when that issue comes out, the media — print, online,...

Wildfires Ravage California Coast

Authorities on Thursday battled fast-moving flames devouring thousands of acres of brush and threatening hundreds of homes along the Pacific Coast Highway in...