Photo Essays

TIME’s Best Photojournalism of 2014

In 2014, TIME’s commitment to photojournalism remained as strong as ever, as the magazine assigned photographers to stories all across the U.S. and in...

Protests in Jordan

In March 2011, pro- and antigovernment demonstrators clashed in Amman

Baptism in the Jordan River

Christian pilgrims journey to the place where John the Baptist is thought to have performed the rite on Jesus

Ways of Seeing: Portrait Series

Whether through digital channels, print or on exhibit, the impact, influence and reach of the still image has never been greater. But with so many images...

The Pope Visits the Holy Land

Pope Benedict XVI is on a week long tour in the Middle East — his first to the region as pontiff — that includes Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian territories...

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...

LIFE at the First Super Bowl: Rare Photos

Sports fans are notoriously contrary, and it would be tough to find any two of them — even two supporters of the same team — who could agree on everything having...