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The Power of a Photograph – Iconic Moments Captured as Images

As photographers, we have a great power. We can capture moments in time that are unique, iconic, emotional and powerful. Photography has the power to change things.

Image: By Bronson ABbott

By Bronson ABbott

See some of the ways that photographs have this power:

  • We have the power to capture human moments
  • Moments of loss the desperation
  • Of Defiance
  • Moments of bravery
  • Those of love and respect
  • And moments of triumph

How do you use your photography in powerful ways? What are you favorite iconic photographs from history and why? Please share in the comments below about how you feel photography is powerful in our lives.

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Darlene Hildebrandt

Darlene Hildebrandt is an educator who teaches aspiring amateurs and hobbyists how to improve their skills through free articles on her website Digital Photo Mentor, online photography classes, and travel tours to exotic places like Peru, Thailand, India, Cuba, Morocco, Bhutan, Vietnam and more. To help you improve and learn she has two email mini-courses. Sign up for her free beginner OR portrait photography email mini-course here. Or get both, no charge!