Famous Photos

These are indeed world’s most famous photos. Every single one of them has a great story behind, we’re trying to bring you the pictures that changed mankind. If the change was good or bad, that is for you to judge.

Top Twenty Five Rated World’s Famous Photos.

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  • Sudan Famine UN food camp [1994]Sudan Famine UN food camp [1994]: The photo is the "Pulitzer Prize" winning photo taken in 1994 during the Sudan Famine. The picture ... 231 comment(s) | 10182 view(s)
  • Afghan Girl [1984]Afghan Girl [1984]: And of course the afghan girl, picture shot by National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry. Shar... 113 comment(s) | 7588 view(s)
  • Palestinian martyr [2000]Palestinian martyr [2000]: Today we break a little the site's pattern showing you not a photo but an image captured from a film... 93 comment(s) | 6192 view(s)
  • Tourist Guy [2001]Tourist Guy [2001]: The tourist guy, is an Internet phenomenon consisting of a photograph of a touristPhotoshopped pictu... 81 comment(s) | 9789 view(s)
  • Loch Ness Monster [1934]Loch Ness Monster [1934]: Stories about a monster in Loch Ness have been around since 565, but only when this picture was take... 68 comment(s) | 4212 view(s)
  • Burning Monk – The Self-Immolation [1963]Burning Monk – The Self-Immolation …: June 11, 1963, Thich Quang Duc, a Buddhist monk from Vietnam, burned himself to death at a busy int... 67 comment(s) | 8785 view(s)
  • The last Jew in Vinnitsa [1941]The last Jew in Vinnitsa [1941]: Picture from an Einsatzgruppen soldier's personal album, labelled on the back as "Last Jew of Vinnit... 64 comment(s) | 9678 view(s)
  • Tiananmen Square [1989]Tiananmen Square [1989]: This is probably the most famous picture you know. This is the picture of a student who tries to sto... 56 comment(s) | 6412 view(s)
  • Fire on Marlborough Street [1975]Fire on Marlborough Street [1975]: On July 22, 1975, photograph Stanley J. Forman working for the Boston Herald American newspaper whe... 56 comment(s) | 8245 view(s)
  • The lynching of young blacks [1930]The lynching of young blacks [1930]: This is a famous picture, taken in 1930, showing tho young black men accused of raping a white girl,... 50 comment(s) | 7413 view(s)
  • Oklahoma City Bombing [1995]Oklahoma City Bombing [1995]: The image of firefighter Chris Fields holding the dying infant Baylee Almon won the Pulitzer Prize f... 49 comment(s) | 8505 view(s)
  • Lunch atop a Skyscraper [1932]Lunch atop a Skyscraper [1932]: Lunch atop a Skyscraper (New York Construction Workers Lunching on a Crossbeam) is a famous photogra... 47 comment(s) | 9791 view(s)
  • The Power of One [2007]The Power of One [2007]: This picture won the Pulitzer Breaking News Photography 2007 award. Photo's citation reads, “Award... 44 comment(s) | 7410 view(s)
  • Reichstag flag [1945]Reichstag flag [1945]: Soviet Union soldiers Raqymzhan Qoshqarbaev and Georgij Bulatov raising the flag on the roof of Reic... 44 comment(s) | 4512 view(s)
  • Nagasaki [1945]Nagasaki [1945]: A first for the general public, the picture of the "mushroom cloud"? is a very accurate approximatio... 39 comment(s) | 4415 view(s)
  • Assassination of Japan Socialist Inejiro Asanuma [1960]Assassination of Japan Socialist In…: This picture was taken only a second before the japanese socialist Party leader Asanuma was assassin... 36 comment(s) | 6493 view(s)
  • Omayra Sánchez [1985]Omayra Sánchez [1985]: Omayra Sánchez was one of the 25,000 victims of the Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia) volcano which erupt... 30 comment(s) | 5897 view(s)
  • Segregated Water Fountains [1950]Segregated Water Fountains [1950]: Picture of segregated water fountains in North Carolina taken by Elliott Erwitt Photographer:... 30 comment(s) | 5586 view(s)
  • Body of Che Guevara [1967 ]Body of Che Guevara [1967 ]: After capturing and executing Che in 1967, before bury him in a secret tomb, the executioners made a... 29 comment(s) | 5386 view(s)
  • Face off during the Oka Crisis [1990]Face off during the Oka Crisis [199…: This is probably Canada's most famous picture. The Oka Crisis was a land dispute between the Mohawk ... 29 comment(s) | 6349 view(s)
  • Hooded Iraqi prisoner comforting a child [2003]Hooded Iraqi prisoner comforting a …: Award winning photo showing a iraqi man comforts his son at a holding center for prisoners of war in... 28 comment(s) | 5496 view(s)
  • 2Pac before the shooting [1996]2Pac before the shooting [1996]: The famous photograph of Shakur and Suge Knight just moments before the shooting. Photograp... 27 comment(s) | 4607 view(s)
  • Niagara falls frozen [1848]Niagara falls frozen [1848]: This is a rare image which was purportedly taken in 1911 offer postcard views of Niagara Falls compl... 27 comment(s) | 6310 view(s)
  • Albert Einstein [1951]Albert Einstein [1951]: Albert Einstein is probably one of the most popular figures of all times. He is considered a genius ... 26 comment(s) | 4407 view(s)
  • Hitler in Paris [1940]Hitler in Paris [1940]: Adolf Hitler visits Paris with architect Albert Speer (left) June 23, 1940 Photograp from: Na... 25 comment(s) | 4692 view(s)