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Happy Birthday to Brigitte Bardot, celebrating her 80th today (born Sept. 28, 1934). Seen here on the set of La Femme et le Pantin, 1960. (Loomis Dean—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #LIFElegends
Ballplayers in the locker room back in the day. (Pic of Dodgers in '55: John Dominis):
On her 80th birthday, early photos of French icon Brigitte Bardot (Pic: Loomis Dean):
Appalachian Baby Boom: LIFE with Kentucky's 'Fruitful Mountaineers', 1949 (Eiliot Elisofon) |
Giants at Play: LIFE With Jazz Legends (Gjon Mili) |
The Queen of the Pumpkin Patch, Eureka, Illinois – 1946. (Wallace Kirkland—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #thisisfall
Into the Light: W. Eugene Smith's 'Walk to Paradise Garden' |
LIFE With Brigitte Bardot: Photos of the Original French 'Sex Kitten' (Loomis Dean) |
The Amazing Lunar Module: From Early Models to the Moon (Yale Joel) |
'Plague Upon the Land': American Dust Bowl Photos, 1954 (Margaret Bourke-White): #drought
The Beatles Take America, 1964 (Bill Ray) |
A woman in a plaid skirt with matching shoes, shadowed by a stranger, New York City, 1946. (Nina Leen—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #fashionfriday #thisisfall
Alas, not all careers have fairy tale endings. 'A Portrait of Mantle in Decline': #RE2PECT
'The greatest photograph ever taken of a politician celebrating victory. Period':
Winston Churchill at Leisure: LIFE Portraits of the British Leader at Home (Mark Kauffman) |
Behind the Picture: Saving a Wounded Child, Saipan, 1944 (Peter Stackpole) |
Leonardo da Vinci used the sfumato technique on this hauntingly beautiful drawing.
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The Nutty Ambassador: An American Puppeteer in India (James Burke) | #tbt
Watching Bwana Devil in 3-D at the Paramount Theater, Hollywood, 1952. (J.R.Eyerman—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #tbt #ThrowBackThursday
The Kennedy-Nixon Debates: When TV Changed the Game (Paul Schutzer) | #tbt
'Jackson Pollock: Early Photos of the Action Painter at Work' (Pic: Martha Holmes):
Great LIFE Magazine Covers . . . That Never Were (Pic: J.R. Eyerman):
Appalachian Baby Boom: LIFE With Kentucky's 'Fruitful Mountaineers' (Pic: Eliot Elisofon):
A fabulous portrait of the pig who played Arnold on the TV show Green Acres - 1970. (Vernon Merritt III—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #wildLIFEwednesdays
'LIFE Goes to a Cat Show,' 1952 (Pic: George Silk): #wildlifewednesday
On 50th anniv. of Warren Report's delivery to LBJ, haunting photos by 9 bystanders in Dallas:
'Born to Be Wild: Mustangs of the American West' (Pic: Bill Eppridge): #WildlifeWednesday
Today's Photojournalism Links opens with an amazing pic by @MattBlack_Matt Also feat. @AZehbrauskas, @mcconnellandrew
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Ray Charles: Rare and Classic Photos of an American Genius, 1966 (Bill Ray) | #LIFElegends
Syria in 1940: Crossroads of the Middle East During WWII (Margaret Bourke-White) |
Autumn Rhythm: At Play in a Pile of Leaves (Allan Grant) |
The great Ray Charles was born today, Sept. 23, 1930. See more rare and classic photos of the superstar from 1966 at (Bill Ray—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #LIFElegends
In Praise of Cars With Real Curves (Tony Linck) |
Guest editor @johnedwinmason revisits 'Harlem Gang Leader' (Photo: Gordon Parks) |
Autumn Rhythm: Kids at Play in a Pile of Leaves (Allan Grant) |
In Praise of the US Postmaster General, established 225 years ago today (Alfred Eisenstaedt) |
"Tribute in Transit" - September 20, 1954 story about the making of and transit of the Iwo Jima bronze marines from the foundry in Brooklyn to home in Washington D.C. (Wallace Kirkland—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #thisweekinLIFE
Guest editor @johnedwinmason revisits 'Harlem Gang Leader' (Photo: Gordon Parks)
Behind the Picture: Little Leaguers Demand Their Pants (Yale Joel) |
LIFE Goes to a College Joust, 1952 (George Skadding) |
In the northeast, Autumn is setting in which means hours of raking and playing in the leaves. Here, children from Rockland County, NY in 1953 have the right idea. (Allan Grant—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #thisisfall
LIFE With Sophia Loren: Rare and Classic Portraits of a Film Legend (Alfred Eisenstaedt)
Happy 80th birthday to film legend Sophia Loren, born today September 20, 1934. Seen here at her Italian Villa in 1964. (Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #LIFElegends
Happy 80th Birthday to Screen Icon Sophia Loren (Alfred Eisensteadt) | #LIFElegends
The Stuff of Dreams: Behind the Scense at Paramount Pictures (Henry Groskinsky) |
Alaska: In Praise of Big Country (Ralph Crane) |
The Art of Photographing a Famous Pig (Vernon Merritt III) |
Amazing photos: Chasing California's wildfires at night ht @manifold
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Wishing fashion Icon Twiggy a very happy 65th birthday (Photo: Ralph Crane) |