According to the old adage, it is very aptly said that a picture speaks a thousand words. What we cannot express or convey through words, can be put forth very effectively and appropriately through pictures. Pictures do not have any language – they can be interpreted in million ways; or in as many ways as many eyes fall on them. Therefore, they will always have their own charm and beauty. This write-up includes ten amazing photos taken at the right time and in the right way. These have made history and become an important treasure for the mankind, for its significance in history. Let’s take a look at these ten most famous real life photos that we have compiled here for you!!!
10. Sighting the Loch Ness Monster : Most Famous Real Life Photos
Who doesn’t know about the Loch Ness monster? It is certainly the most talked-about monster ever. Stories regarding the existence of this monster have been around for the last many centuries. However, it was in the year 1934 when people began to take it seriously. Now, what happened that year? Well, the first real image of ‘Nessie’ was taken back then; the same image that it posted right here. Are you excited to see this? Well, don’t be…what we are about to tell you will boil down all your excitement. In the year 1994, the family, who had claimed to have taken this picture of the monster, confessed to the world that it was a fake. Oops!!! No matter what, the image is still one of the most popular images ever taken. And this is why it is included on our list of ten most famous real life photos.
9. Capturing the Ebola Tragedy
Ebola, much like the plague of the 14th century England, has presently caused a state of medical emergency in different regions of America and Africa. This is a powerful, yet tragic, image of a young Liberian basketball player, Kaizer Dour, taken by Daniel Berehulak. Declared as one of the most valuable players in the Liberian team, last season, the young man fell victim to Ebola and lost his life. He spent his last days, away from the world, on an isolated bush-covered island. The image speaks of the bleakness of Ebola, and is therefore termed as one of the ten most famous real life photos on our list.
8. Einstein’s Naughty Face
To all of us, Albert Einstein has always struck as a genius man, who is a source of inspiration for us all. Appreciated and admired largely for his contributions to science, the genius had a lighter side to his personality. This picture, which catches his other-than-genius side, is a gem to the world. A man, who could come up with the complex Theory of Relativity, could also stick his tongue out like any other person with average intelligence. This image which has made it to our list of ten most famous real life photos was taken in March, 1951.
7. The Sub-Continent Migration
After the British Colonial rule ended in the United India in 1947, Pakistan emerged as a separate state by slicing out a part of India. Many Muslims migrated from India to Pakistan and in the same way many Hindus and Sikhs from Pakistan migrated to India. During this migration, which is known as one of the biggest migrations in the history of the world, millions of families were affected. This powerful image, in the remembrance of the migration, gives a strong message of human strength to endure hardships.
6. The Titanic Ice Berg
We all know about the tragic fate that the majestic ship met in the year 1912. The focus is always on the ship itself, however, the ice berg is always neglected – maybe for the reasons we all can understand. This image was taken shortly after the fatal voyage occurred. If you take a closer look, you would be able to notice the scratched paint of Titanic on the side of the ice berg that caused the ship to sink. Just so that you know, the ship carried 1, 317 passengers, out of which only 705 survived the shipwreck.