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Jonathan Klein Discusses Photos that Changed the World

By: Jana Pijak - Published: Jan 9, 2012 • References: ted and youtu.be
Johnathan Klein of Getty Images discusses photographs that changed the world. Since the beginning of photography, images have provoked reactions that have evoked change. These iconic images are easily recognized and copied. Klein examines Images that shine a light on crucial issues and that provoke viewers to act. These iconic photographs not only document history, but become so powerful that they change it.

Painful, poetic and revealing, iconic images open up our world and make us consider the consequences of our actions as individuals. Klein states that images do not have to be graphic to remind us of the tragedy of war and the pain of political turmoil. Photographs can be haunting and even life-changing. Different images resonate with different people, encouraging them to involve themselves in a movement towards change.