KAYAPO COURAGE: “The Amazon tribe has beaten back ranchers and gold miners and famously stopped a dam. Now its leaders must fight again or risk losing a way of life.” ~ Chip Brown.  photography by Martin Schoeller - full story & gallery via National Geographic (January 2014)

  • “YNHIRE expresses his identity as a warrior with a headdress of parrot feathers.”
  • “BEPRO wears the beads and cotton-wrapped earrings that boys receive as part of their naming ceremony.”
  • “ROPNI, an internationally known chief, is one of the few Kayapo who still wear the mahogany lip plate.”
  • “PHNH-OTI has an inverted V shaved into her scalp, a ceremonial female practice.”
  • “BEPRAN-TI wears an impressive display of feathers for his betrothal ceremony, a Kayapo rite of passage.”
  • “MEKARON-TI, the great chief, speaks Portuguese and is a powerful advocate for his people.”

Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal photographed by Martin Schoeller for Entertainment Weekly, promoting “Brokeback Mountain”, in 2006

An Unpublished Photo from Schoeller’s Retrospective Exhibition. (Nov. 13, 2014 - Jan. 3, 2015)

Schoeller says he included this photo of Brokeback Mountain stars, because it so perfectly captured their easygoing friendship.

Photo: Nigel Parry—CPI

Robin Williams: Photographers Remember a Legendary Actor

To mark the tragic and untimely passing of actor and comedian Robin Williams, TIME LightBox presents a selection of photographs accompanied by the recollections of the photographers who made them.