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...

TIME Picks the Top 100 Photos of 2014

2014 was heart wrenching year that brought with it a litany of terror, turbulence and tragedy — from the escalating conflict in Ukraine between government forces...

Party on Germany's Autobahn

Germany's Ruhr Valley region, the 2010 Capital of European Culture, shut down a stretch of one of the continent's busiest motorways. See what took place when the...