Photo Essays

LIFE in a Great City: Chicago

For the inaugural gallery in our “Great Cities” series, LIFE.com chose to focus on a place that, in so many ways — from the triumphant to the deeply troubling...

The 10 Best Daredevil Rooftopping Photos

Armed with cameras, they climb, often illegally, some of the world’s tallest structures. They’re in search of new sensations — or just new vantage points from...

Photojournalism Daily: Dec. 8, 2014

Today’s daily Photojournalism Links collection highlights Carlos Javier Ortiz‘s work on gun violence in Chicago. While violent crime has fallen nationally,...