Sunday, February 16, 2014

Some Of The World's Most Powerful Photographic Images...

These photos are said to be some of the world's most powerful photographic images you might ever see. Any one of these poignant images has the power to alter your day.
There's more to see here if you feel so inclined.
The little boy's hand in the missionary's hand.
The Afghani man offering tea to soldiers.
A Russian soldier plays an abandoned piano in Chechnya in 1994.
A firefighter gives water to a koala during the devastating Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria, Australia in 2009.
An alcoholic father and his son. During the massive floods in Cuttack City, India in 2011 this heroic villager saved numerous cats by carrying them in a basket balanced on his head.
Flower Power.
A young man gets the news that his brother has just been killed.
Twelve year old Diego Frazao Torquato plays the violin at the funeral of his teacher who had helped Diago escape poverty and violence through music.
This image of the little boy running to his father is titled Wait For Me Daddy.
But the little boy would've done the waiting.
I wonder if his dad ever came back...









9 comments:

  1. I followed the link to the rest of the pictures. All I can say is "WOW!!"

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  2. Photos that leave your soul gasping.

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  3. Very humbling. Thanks Keith. Pip.

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  4. Wait for me, Daddy. He did come home.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wait_for_Me,_Daddy

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    1. Wonderful!
      Thankyou for that, whoever you are...

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  5. Stunning images...what a crazy, wonderful world we live in.

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  6. Wonderful, soul reaching photos. Thank you.

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  7. Going through a horrible family death right now, these photos express the deep emotions I am feeling. Thank you for posting them. I identify with the young violin player, and the cat rescuer gives me great comfort. Thank you Keith.

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