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Rain Man
11-21-2011, 04:48 PM
I thought it was interesting. If you do too, we are kindred spirits. If not, we have nothing more to say in this thread.

http://www.life.com/hdgallery/67131/the-75-best-life-photos?hpt=hp_c3#index/0

|Zach|
11-21-2011, 04:50 PM
Are there are a few that stand out to you?

'Hamas' Jenkins
11-21-2011, 04:54 PM
Tits or GTFO.

Rain Man
11-21-2011, 04:55 PM
Tits or GTFO.

Excellent point.

|Zach|
11-21-2011, 04:55 PM
These stand out for me.

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Bacon Cheeseburger
11-21-2011, 04:55 PM
Can you post them here? I'm too lazy to click the link.

Rain Man
11-21-2011, 05:00 PM
Are there are a few that stand out to you?

5, 6, 7, 10, 13, 14, 26, 28, 29, 32, 40, 41, 43, 65, 70, 71, and 73 really stand out to me. I discounted some of the more famous ones due to familiarity, most likely. (These are the image numbers in the lower right, not the numbers in the link, which are lower by one.)

Number 65 is one that I'd put up on my wall. Tell me this isn't a cool photo, I dare you.

http://www.life.com/hdgallery/67131/the-75-best-life-photos?hpt=hp_c3#index/64

(Not sure why I can't post the image.)

KC Dan
11-21-2011, 05:01 PM
Brilliant! Thanks for posting

|Zach|
11-21-2011, 05:03 PM
Number 65 is one that I'd put up on my wall. Tell me this isn't a cool photo, I dare you.

http://www.life.com/hdgallery/67131/the-75-best-life-photos?hpt=hp_c3#index/64

(Not sure why I can't post the image.)

I completely agree. I had never seen that.

Rain Man
11-21-2011, 05:03 PM
Yeah, both Zach and I picked the drive-in movie picture. That one's awesome.

TrebMaxx
11-21-2011, 05:05 PM
I really like number 47 with Sophia Loren in 1966.

Donger
11-21-2011, 05:05 PM
The Kiss

RFK (the dead one, not the running one).

All the combat photos.

All the middle-aged guys leering at the girl.

KC Dan
11-21-2011, 05:08 PM
I also liked all of the combat photos. I would also pick the Charlton Heston one, I liked the kids at the puppet show and really the Goebbels photo after reading the line about him finding out the photographer was Jewish!

Bacon Cheeseburger
11-21-2011, 05:08 PM
Tits or GTFO.

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Rain Man
11-21-2011, 05:12 PM
I also liked all of the combat photos. I would also pick the Charlton Heston one, I liked the kids at the puppet show and really the Goebbels photo after reading the line about him finding out the photographer was Jewish!

Yeah, that Goebbels one was particularly interesting. Those Nazis were either really good at looking evil or we never see the photos of them screaming with delight on carnival rides.

Rain Man
11-21-2011, 05:14 PM
I really like number 47 with Sophia Loren in 1966.

What about the Olympic athlete? That one and the Audrey Hepburn one where she's wearing only a shirt were saliva-inducing. I also liked the train car picture with Kim Novak that donger mentioned.

But then again, I think it's not hard to take a great photo of a beautiful woman, so that's why they didn't make my list of favorites.

'Hamas' Jenkins
11-21-2011, 05:14 PM
I'm actually surprised they didn't include this one:

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|Zach|
11-21-2011, 05:16 PM
I'm actually surprised they didn't include this one:

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What am I looking at right there?

Rain Man
11-21-2011, 05:17 PM
Is that Jesus and his parents?

And by the way, how are y'all imbedding the photos? I'm missing something.

'Hamas' Jenkins
11-21-2011, 05:18 PM
What am I looking at right there?

Parents gripping their son who is dying of AIDS. I think he passed a few hours after the photo.

Rain Man
11-21-2011, 05:18 PM
Ah. Is it that "Link To" button on the upper right?

Oh, yeah. Got it. Hello, Audrey.

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|Zach|
11-21-2011, 05:18 PM
Is that Jesus and his parents?

And by the way, how are y'all imbedding the photos? I'm missing something.

You have to give Jackie Battle a hand job.

But it is worth it.

mlyonsd
11-21-2011, 06:26 PM
Very nice. The one of the japanese soldier's head spiked onto the tank at guadalcanal shows how ugly war can be.

UteChief
11-21-2011, 07:15 PM
Great post. Thanks for sharing!

La literatura
11-21-2011, 07:41 PM
Yeah, that Goebbels one was particularly interesting. Those Nazis were either really good at looking evil or we never see the photos of them screaming with delight on carnival rides.

That would be a great museum exhibit.

"Nazis: Fun, Sun, and Giggles, 1929-1934"

HonestChieffan
11-21-2011, 07:52 PM
Great thread. Thanks RM

Rain Man
11-21-2011, 08:09 PM
That would be a great museum exhibit.

"Nazis: Fun, Sun, and Giggles, 1929-1934"


I don't know why I have this hunch, but I bet that Goering's favorite ride was the Tilt-A-Whirl.

HonestChieffan
11-21-2011, 08:11 PM
Steve McQueen was the definition of badass

Rain Man
11-21-2011, 08:47 PM
Steve McQueen was the definition of badass

That picture is a textbook definition of cool.

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MOhillbilly
11-22-2011, 02:46 PM
That picture is a textbook definition of cool.

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Word

blaise
11-22-2011, 03:15 PM
The James Dean with a smoke is pretty cool.

blaise
11-22-2011, 03:16 PM
And the busboy with RFK is unbelievable, I think.

Rain Man
11-22-2011, 03:21 PM
And the busboy with RFK is unbelievable, I think.

That one really made me do a double-take. I'd never seen it before.

I liked the James Dean one, too.

While it's not the most shocking, my favorite war picture was the grizzled WWII soldier near the very end. He looks the quintessential WWII military man that you'd want on your side.

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HemiEd
11-22-2011, 03:32 PM
Wow, 80 years of American History highlights. Thanks for posting, that was fun to look at and reflect. Life used to be huge, and very important.

mikey23545
11-22-2011, 03:56 PM
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Amnorix
11-22-2011, 04:29 PM
Really, really cool.

Amnorix
11-22-2011, 04:48 PM
Ah. Is it that "Link To" button on the upper right?

Oh, yeah. Got it. Hello, Audrey.

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I love Audrey Hepburn. Absolutely love her.

Rain Man
11-22-2011, 05:39 PM
I love Audrey Hepburn. Absolutely love her.

Get away. She's mine.

mikey23545
11-22-2011, 05:46 PM
The photo of the just-gunned-down RFK is absolutely stunning, and I have never seen it before.

Truly remarkable.

seclark
11-22-2011, 07:09 PM
amazing pics.
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ct
11-22-2011, 08:17 PM
Digg it

GloryDayz
11-22-2011, 08:21 PM
I thought it was interesting. If you do too, we are kindred spirits. If not, we have nothing more to say in this thread.

http://www.life.com/hdgallery/67131/the-75-best-life-photos?hpt=hp_c3#index/0

I've seen it, but I love it. Not ethe number of B&W photos. Still the best medium out there...

Thanks for the link.. It was cool to see again..