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...

The Unseen Lives of Train Hoppers

“Behind every discarded objects, there’s a story,” says Mike Brodie. Days before the new year, the photo wunderkind, who gave up his camera after releasing the...

See What Vintage Miami Was Like

When Brenda Ann Kenneally started working as a photographer in Miami in the late 1980s, it was a very different place: there was no sign of the now famous murals...

Remnants of Florida's 2000 Recount

Many of the items relating to the controversial election between George W. Bush and Al Gore have been preserved at the State Archives and the Old Capitol Museum...

A New Record of Small Town America

It is little more than a decade since Alec Soth’s first book Sleeping by the Mississippi—and his sophomore publication Niagara—established him as one of...

Marco Rubio, Republican Savior

TIME’s photo editors take you to freshman Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s most memorable moments.  Rubio is the subject of TIME’s cover story this week, “The...

John 3:16 in Pop Culture

Florida Gators quarterback Tim Tebow wears the famous verse on his eye black during the 2009 NCAA championship game, tapping into a long history of Biblical...