French photographer Robert Doisneau (1912-1994) was walking in Paris when he saw aspiring actors Françoise Delbart (age 20) and Jacques Carteaud (age 23) kissing. He proposed to the charming young […]
Published in the New York Herald Tribune, Oct. 2 1932. Lunch atop a Skyscraper (New York Construction Workers Lunching on a Crossbeam) is a photograph taken atop the steelwork of 30 Rockefeller […]
Soldiers of an Australian 4th Division field artillery brigade on a duckboard track passing through Chateau Wood, near Hooge in the Ypres salient, 29 October 1917. The leading soldier is Gunner James Fulton and […]
The giant airship Hindenburg made history with its first transatlantic flight in May of 1936. Nearly the size of the Titanic, it was the largest airship ever built and a crowning […]
On August 8, 1969, The Beatles were on a photoshoot for their eleventh studio album named Abbey Road.
In Bangladesh, thousands of people ride on the roof of an overcrowded train. They’re on their way to celebrate Eid-al-Fitr with their families, a Muslim holiday that marks the end […]
This shot of Sam Cavallaro falling at Beachers Brook while riding MJP Kendrick at Aintree won the Remarkable Award for Sports in Action of the Siena International Photo Awards.
On this small remote island live about 150 indigenous people that refuse to have any contact with other humans. Every attempt to set foot on the soil of this island results […]
“I couldn’t believe what was happening in front of my eyes, my friend climbing a massive ice wall under one of the most beautiful and strongest displays of Northern Lights […]
The Spanish poet Federico García Lorca was executed by Nationalist forces at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War the 19 August 1936, at the age of 38. Here is […]
Marina Ginestà i Coloma (29 January 1919, Toulouse, France – 6 January 2014, Paris, France) was a French-born Spanish veteran of the Spanish Civil War, who was a member of […]
Alan Kurdi was a three-year-old Syrian boy of Kurdish ethnic background whose image made global headlines after he drowned on 2 September 2015 in the Mediterranean Sea. He and his family were Syrian refugees trying to reach Europe amid […]
The Lewis Hine’s photographs of children at work helped fight child labor.
World Press Photo of the Year. José Víctor Salazar Balza (28) catches fire amid violent clashes with riot police during a protest against in Caracas, Venezuela.
South Vietnam National Police Chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan executes suspected Viet Cong member Nguyen Van Lem, on the second day of the Tet Offensive during the Vietnam War.
All water on Earth is represented in the big blue globe. The medium blue globe represents all the fresh water, indicating that the rest of the water is salty. Finally, the […]