Photo Essays

LIFE in the Korean War: Classic Photos

Few people have lived as long, as varied and as complete a life as David Douglas Duncan. And certainly no photographers ever enjoyed a longer, more varied or...

John Dominis: Photographer Spotlight

[NOTE: John Dominis, one of LIFE magazine's most versatile staff photographers and one of the most celebrated photojournalists of the 20th century, died on...

Re-Enacting the Korean War

The battle between the North and South, both real and imaginedPhotographs by Kim Jae-Hwan / AFP / Getty Images

Photographer Spotlight: Michael Rougier

Born in England on June 16, 1925, Michael Rougier began his career as a photographer for the Montreal Standard newspaper. His big break came when he was assigned...

LIFE With Horace the Housebroken Hare

Carl Mydans belongs on anyone’s short list of the 20th century’s finest photojournalists. The Boston native chronicled downtrodden migrant farmers in New England...

American Atrocity: Remembering My Lai

Through the centuries, whether combatants have fought with spears, bows and arrows, muzzle-loading rifles, naval cannons, long-range bombers, nuclear weapons or...