The legendary news magazine with a strong emphasis on photojournalism.
A selection of photos of the famous “life” magazine over the years published on its cover.
The Marlboro Man The Marlboro Man
Author photo: Leonard McComb (Leonard McCombe), 1949.
39-year-old Texas cowboy Clarence Hailey (Clarence Hailey), whose image was used to advertise cigarettes.
The audience 3D film / 3D Movie Audience
On viewing the first full-length stereo movie Bwana Devil.
The lion in winter / Lion in Winter
Author photo: John Bryson (John Bryson), 1959.
Hemingway near his home in Ketchum (EA ID)
Little survivor / Littlest Survivor
Author of the photo: William Eugene Smith (W. Eugene Smith), 1943.
During world hundreds of Japanese were under siege on the island of Saipan and committed mass suicide to avoid surrender to the Americans. When us Marines searched the island, in one of the caves was found barely alive child.
Charlie Chaplin / Charlie Chaplin
Author of the photo: William Eugene Smith (W. Eugene Smith), 1952.
63-year-old Charlie Chaplin.
The birth of a baby / A Child Is Born
Author of the photo: Lennart Nilsson / Lennart Nilsson, 1965.
The first in the history of the child in the womb.
Face of death / Face of Death
Author photo: Ralph Morse (Ralph Morse), 1943.
The head of a Japanese soldier on a tank.
The liberation of Buchenwald / the Liberation of Buchenwald
Author of the photo: Margaret Bourke-white (Margaret Bourke-White), 1945.
Peek A Boo / Peek-A-Boo
Author of the photo: ed Clark (Ed Clark), 1958.
John Kennedy plays hide and seek with his daughter, Carolyn.
Before the wedding / Before the Wedding
Author photo: Michael Roger (Michael Rougier), 1962.
Picasso and centaur / Centaur Picasso and
Author photo: Glen Miles (Gjon Mili), 1949.
Ephemeral drawing air.
The longest day / The Longest Day
Author of the photo: Robert Capa (Robert Capa), 1944.
The time of the landing of the American army on Omaha beach in Normandy on 6 June 1944, as shown in the movie “Saving private Ryan” by Steven Spielberg.
The plane over Manhattan / Airplane Over Manhattan
Author of the photo: Margaret Bourke-white (Margaret Bourke-White), 1939.
Agony / Agony
Author photo: Ralph Morse (Ralph Morse), 1944.
Army medic George Lott, badly wounded in both hands.
In the spotlight / Center of Attention
Author photo: Leonard McComb (Leonard McCombe), 1956.
Into the light / Into the Light
Author of the photo: William Eugene Smith (Eugene Smith), 1946.
Given Atomikos / Dali Atomicus
Author photo: Philippe Halsman (Philippe Halsman), 1948.
Six hours and 28 throws (of water, chairs and three cats). According to the photographer, his assistants, and he was wet, dirty and almost completely exhausted, when finally the succeeded.
Country doctor / the Country DoctorЛегендарные photography magazine
Country doctor Ernest Ceriani (Ernest is below.), the only doctor on the 1,200 square miles of the region, after a failed caesarean section, in which due to complications killed the mother and the child.
Audrey Ingénue / Ingenue Audrey
Author photo: mark Shaw (Mark Shaw), 1954.
25-year-old star of “Roman holiday” Audrey Hepburn.
Royal jumping / Jumping Royals
Author photo: Philippe Halsman (Philippe Halsman), 1959.
The Duke and Duchess of Windsor.
Eyes of hate / Eyes of Hate
Author photo: Alfred Eisenstaedt (Eisenstaedt, Alfred), 1933.
Here captures the moment when Gebbels (sitting) learned that his translator — a Jew and a friendly smile gone from his face.
People jet age / Jet Age Man
Author photo: Ralph Morse (Ralph Morse), 1954.
Anthropological measurement data of the pilot lights of alternating bands of light and shadow of varying thickness during the ongoing US Air Force works on designing a new flying helmet.
Puppet show / The Puppet Show
Author photo: Alfred Eisenstaedt (Eisenstaedt, Alfred), 1963.
The doll submission in a Paris Park. The time of the murder snake St. George.
Great soul / The Great Soul
Author of the photo: Margaret Bourke-white (Margaret Bourke-White), 1946.
Mahatma Gandhi near his spinning wheel — a symbol of the nonviolent movement for India’s independence from Britain.
Dennis Drain / Dennis Stock
Author photo: Andreas Feininger (Andreas Feininger), 1951.
Portrait of photographer Dennis stock.
Jump lone wolf / A Wolf’s Lonely Leap
Author photo: Jim Brandenburg (Jim Brandenburg), 1986.
The Arctic wolf fighting for survival in Northern Canada.
Going home / Goin’ Home
Petty officer Graham Jackson plays the song “Goin’ Home” at the funeral of President Roosevelt April 12, 1945.
Unattainable / Reaching Out
Author of the photo: Larry burrows (Larry Burrows), 1966.
Marines during the Vietnam war. Black soldier reaches for his wounded white comrade.
Escape of the boy / A Boy’s Escape
Author photo: Ralph crane (Ralph Crane), 1947.
This staged photo shows the escape of a boy from the orphanage.
Killer leopard / A Leopard’s Kill
Author photo: John Dominis (John Dominis), 1966.
The leopard with the victim.
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