These 28 Photos Are So Powerful They Gave Us Chills

The power of images is real. Every year, professional photographers win awards for capturing just the right moment, one which doesn't need a word and which moves us. Check out these 28 photos that you will not believe.

A picture is worth a thousand words. The power of literature affects our imaginations, while images immediately impose something strong on us as well.

This is the case with these 28 photos that we suggest you check out. This is of course not an exhaustive selection, because every day we see images in our connected world.

In this gallery of photos, in black and white and in colour, we are confronted with scenes from everyday life and major historical events that have taken place all over the world.

You can see a soldier during the Korean War, sheltered near sandbags, feeding a small cat. A moment of tenderness in a horrible situation.

In 1989, Tian' Anmen Square in Beijing became infamous. It was here that demonstrations and massacres during the student movement took place just after the cultural revolution...

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Fortunately, there are not only dramatic events featured, as you can see from the photo of the little ballerinas in tutus ready to start their ballet class!

A picture is worth a thousand words.

Rob Mitchell
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