TIME has revealed their collection of the Top 100 most influential images of all time, all gathered together in one website where you can explore the photographs and the stories behind them.

Combining iconic images with the hidden history of how they were captured, this project is both inspirational and informative. From the first photograph ever taken to the first photo taken on a mobile phone, you can journey through time and explore all 100 images here.

To celebrate the launch of this brilliant photo project, here are five of our favourite images from the Top 100.

Lunch Atop a Skyscraper

Unknown, 1932

Lunch Atop a Skyscraper

A perilous lunch break 840 feet above Manhattan, and one of the defining images of New York.

Oscars Selfie

Bradley Cooper, 2014

 

This celebrity-packed selfie has been retweeted over 3 million times, more than any other photo in history.

View from the Window at Le Gras

Joseph Nicéphore Niépce1826

View from the Window at Le Gras

The first known photograph from the inventor of photography – and the reason we’re here!

Earthrise

William Anders, 1968

Earthrise

One of the most iconic images of our home, taken by astronaut Bill Anders on Christmas Eve.

Moonlight: The Pond

Edward Steichen, 1904

The Pond Moonlight

Is it a painting or a photograph? In fact, it’s both. Pictorialism is the blurring of these two mediums – a kind of photo editing for the pre-Photoshop era.

Discover the full Top 100 by clicking the link below, but watch out: you may find yourself having a very unproductive afternoon at work once you start exploring!

Explore the Top 100