Sunday, 1 May 2016

10 Pictures That Gave A Shock To The World

     Sometimes photos are not taken, they are made out to a message or a revolution, and only the best of photographers will understand these pictures. Best photographers will capture a picture at the right time to express a bundle of emotions of that situation.  They have captured such moments that one would think, what have we done or are still doing to each other?? These 10 award-winning pictures proved that the man has been the worst predator, stooped down to the dignity of animals to kill in the face of justice and greed.


10. Kosovo Refugees (Carol Guzy):

      In 2000, the spot news Photographer, Carol Guzy, is the first woman who received a Pulitzer Price for her touching pictures of Kosovo Refugees.


   In the above picture, a two-year boy, Agim Shala, who is passed through a fence made with barbed wire to his family. At that time, thousands of Kosovo refugees were reunited and camped in Kukes, Albania.

9. War Underfoot (Carolyn Cole):

    Carolyn Cole, Los Angeles Times Photographer took this terrifying picture during her project in Liberia. This picture showed the devastating effects of Civil War in Liberia.


   This is the picture of a street in Monrovia, the entire street was covered with Bullet casings. Due to the scene of heavy fighting between Govt. Soldiers and rebel forces, the Liberian capital was effected the worst.

8. The Power Of One(Oded Balilty):


    This picture shows a brave woman rebelling against authorities who ordered the evacuation of illegal outposts, such as Amona, Oded Bality. An Israeli photographer for the Associated Press, was present this picture when the evacuation degenerated into violent and  unprecedented clashes between settlers and police officers.

7. Vulture Waiting For Kid To Starve:


      This is the photo of a vulture Waiting for the starving kid to die to eat him. This photo created a massive Uproar around the world and received an award for showing huge criticism for not lending a hand to the dying child. A few months later he killed himself.

6. World Trade Center 9/11 (Steve Ludlum):

       The power of Steve Ludlum's Photo is astounded the world and the written description only tends to dilute the impact. 

The consequences of the second aircraft crashing into New York’s WTC were devastating: fireballs erupted and smoke billowed from the skyscrapers anticipating the towers’ collapse and monstrous dust clouds.


5. After the Storm (Patrick Farrell):


    In 2008, Miami photographer, Patrick Farrell, has captured the harrowing images of the victims of Haiti. Farrell documented the Haitian tragedy with extraordinary black and white stills. The subject of  picture “After the Storm” - is a boy who is trying to save a stroller after the tropical storm Hanna hits Haiti.

4. Last Moment:

    In 1962, Soldier Shot by a sniper and he hug the priest in his last moments of his life.


3. Tragedy of Omayra Sanchez (Frank Fourier):



     In 1985, a volcano erupted in Columbia and destroyed the village of Armero.  This massive mudslide devastated the town and killed nearly 25,000 people. One of the victims of the village was Omayra Sanchez a 13-year-old. She was stuck in the clay, mud, and water from her own house.  After 3 days of struggling, Omayra died due to hypothermia and gangrene. Her tragical death shows the failure of officials to react quickly and save the victims of Colombia’s worst ever natural disaster. 

2. Bhopal Gas Tragedy 1984 (Pablo Bartholomew):


    The Bhopal gas tragedy was one of the biggest industrial tragedies till date and killed nearly 15,000 people and harmed up to 500,000. One such photo describes the tragedy of this incident. Pablo Bartholomew caught this image of a man burying his son and this one pic said it all.

1. Spina Bifidus Operation:


    This picture was taken by Michael Clancy during the Spina Bifidus Operation. The photographer was shocked to see what happened on the operation table. This photo shows the 21-week fetus’s hand came out only to firmly grip the finger of the doctor in charge. This photo was and is still used to fight abortion.

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