40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken: The iconic photo of Tank Man, the unknown rebel who stood in front of a column of Chinese tanks in an act of defiance following the Tiananmen Square protests of Seconcs later he was rolled over by the tanks.
A starving Sudanese child being stalked by a vulture won Kevin Carter the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography. Carter did not assist the child to a nutrition station, though one was in walking distance. He committed suicide several months later. |
Heartrending Release, 1945. This once in a lifetime image depicts Holocaust survivors at the moment of realizing they are liberated. This is such candid, raw photo you would think it was taken on a cellphone at the spur of the moment.