Photo Essays

Photojournalism Daily: Jan. 7, 2015

Today’s daily Photojournalism Links collection highlights Adam Dean‘s work on opium poppy farming in the valleys of eastern Burma. The country, which used to be...

Documenting Drug Addiction in Kabul

Following his recent graduation from the University College of London, Souvid Datta’s first assignment was in Kabul, Afghanistan. In between his time...

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...

In Praise of Water

On the the occasion of the 10th annual United Nations World Water Day, LIFE.com offers a gallery celebrating that most wondrous of all the elements: dihydrogen...

Afghanistan’s Record Opium Year

Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan rose to a new high of more than 200,000 hectares in 2013, a 36% increase over last year, the United Nations Office on...

Angelina Jolie: Humanitarian

It was while she was in Cambodia in 2001, shooting Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, that Angelina Jolie became aware of the suffering of the people in that war-ravaged...