These Iconic Photos Are Worth More Than A Thousand Words… You NEED To See These!

A picture’s worth a thousand words, we’ve all heard that maxim. And that’s never more true than in classic and iconic photographs from history. Sometimes a snap is taken that can sum up a whole era or event in just one little still. And you can learn more in the second it takes you to see that photo than if you read an essay about it…

Some of these pictures you’ll recognize – they’re some of the most famous pictures ever committed to celluloid. But do you know the stories behind them? These are fascinating. Events from Iwo Jima, VJ Day, the burning monk, John Lennon, Falling Man… There’s lots of interesting things right here: