Farrell passed away of pneumonia in New York on Monday (13Apr15), according to the New York Daily News.

He began working for the publication in 1955 and became famous when he captured a young John F. Kennedy, Jr. saluting his father, assassinated U.S. President John F. Kennedy's, coffin in 1963.

Throughout his 40-year career, Farrell also shot The Beatles at Shea Stadium in 1965, Muhammad Ali knocking out Sonny Liston at Madison Square Garden and former U.S. President Jimmy Carter jumping a fence at LaGuardia Airport in New York.

In 1964, he was nominated for a Pulitzer prize.