“A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.”
― Ansel Adams
Is a picture really worth a thousand words??? Presenting below the pictures which proves that “The Earth is Art, The Photographer is only a Witness”
Uganda by Mike Wells
2. 9/11 The Falling Man by Richard Drew
Taken by Richard Drew, a Photojournalist with associated press. During the September 11 attacks in ney work city. The jumper was never identified then. Many people were forced to jump out from the windows to avoid smoke and fire.
3. White Colored by Elliott Erwitt
4. Burning Monk by Malcolm W. Browne
This Picture of a Monk Thich Quang Duc, who allegedly burnt himself down. It was due to the rising rivalry between catholics and buddhists in the vietnam. The Monk didnt even move, he remained absolutely still even while burning.
5. Child Crawling by Kevin Carter
Taken by the award winning south african Photojournalist Kevin Carter. This Picture was taken at a local feeding center in Sudan. He was at the receiving end of harsh criticism’s for not helping the child.
He later committed suicide in great depression, his suicidal note read like ” I am depressed … without phone … money for rent … money for child support … money for debts … money!!! … I am haunted by the vivid memories of killings and corpses and anger and pain … of starving or wounded children, of trigger-happy madmen, often police, of killer executioners … I have gone to join Ken [recently deceased colleague Ken Oosterbroek]if I am that lucky.”
6. Defending the Barricade by Oded Balilty
7. Tiananmen Square 1989 by Stuart Franklin
Taken by Stuart Franklin of Magnum Photos. This Picture shows a Man who was seen dancing infront of the tankers. At first the photographer himself didnt believe it to be so iconic, then later it became one of it.
8. Wait for Me, Daddy by Claude P. Dettloff
Taken by Claude P. Dettloff. Titled as Wait for me Daddy, is more than an emotional statement on the conditions of war. This kid was seen running away from his mother to his father, Private Jack Bernard. This Picture was made to drive war bonding.
9. The Corpse of Che Guevara by Freddy Alborta
Taken by Freddy Alborta. The Man of revolutionaires “Che” Guevera. This picture has a striking similarity to the one of Jesus from the cross. This Picture also made the people to adopt the slogan “Che Lives”
10. Bhopal Gas Tragedy by Raghu Rai
Taken by Raghu Rai, a Indian Photojournalist, who was asked to join by Henri-cartier-Bresson. This Picture was made on the Chemical Disaster in Bhopal during 1984. He even did exhibit the pictures to support the survivors of the disaster.
11. Hans Conrad Schumann jumping into West Berlin by Peter Leibing
12. Syrian Migrant Crisis by Nilufer Demir
Young boy found lying face-down on a beach near Turkish resort of Bodrum was one of at least 12 Syrians who drowned attempting to reach Greece. The boy was 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi, a child from a largely Kurdish-dominated region in northern Syria. His 5-year-old brother also reportedly died on the same boat.