Top 10 Trouble Telling Pictures Of Disaster Tales: They say a picture is worth a thousand words. This ring is right for rare pictures in this list that tells you the sadness, courage, and hopes of hope that is experienced by photographers and captured through their lenses.
Note that some of the pictures are bothering so powerful and quite alive. Scroll down at your own risk.
Top 10 Trouble Telling Pictures Of Disaster Tales
10. Kosovo Refugees
Photographer: Carol Guzy
Agim Shala, two years old, has passed through barbed wire fences.
2000 Carroll Guzy received a Pulitzer Prize for touching the pictures she had taken of Kosovo refugees. In this particular picture, a 2-year-old refugee child (Agim Schlach) was being passed through the Barb Wired fence for his family on the other side. Guzy currently works for the Washington Post and won the Pulitzer four times.
9. War Underfoot
Photographer: Carolyn Cole
Very aptly named, the picture says definitely, say a thousand words. It mirrors the devastating effects of civil war in Liberia. This photo was taken on the streets of Liberia capital of Monrovia. Cole won Pulitzer in 2004, for the coverage of the siege of Monrovia. For the record, Carolyn Cole is a staff photographer for the Los Angeles tunes.
8. World Trade Center 9/11
Photographer: Steve Ludlum
This picture is an eyewitness of history. It reflects the power of universal destruction. Ludlum said, “This is a prestigious image. When people think that they will have to think about this picture about the World Trade Center disaster. “In 2002, Ludlum won Pulitzer for breaking news photography.
7. Thailand Massacre
Photographer: Neal Ulevich
Neil Ulevich is an American photographer, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1977 for capturing “disorder and cruelty” on the streets of Bangkok. The deteriorating political situation in Thailand ended in a violent confrontation at Thammasat University in 1976. Many students who were protesting against the plan to return to the dictator Field Marshal Thanom Kittikachorn, were shot, beaten, hanged, corpses and even death were burnt.
6. After the Storm
Photographer: Patrick Farrell
The 2008 tropical storm in Farrell captured the horrors experienced by the victims of Hanna that had killed Haiti. It is black and white, which you can find here, in math after document. He was awarded Pulitzer in 2009. In the picture above, we are a young boy who is a stroller rescue boy from the wreck of his house.
5. The Power of One
Photographer: Oded Balilty
Oded Balilty is an Israeli documentary photographer. In 2006, when the Israeli government decided to evict illegal settlement, a fierce struggle was inevitable. What we have here is a brave 16-year-old Jewish settler, opposing the Ynet Nile officials. Later, Nili said, “You see me in the picture, there is one against many, but it is only an illusion, behind a man standing in front of a man, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, but standing behind me and the people of Israel is.”
4. After the Tsunami
Photographer: Arko Datta
The most striking representation of this catastrophe is that after the Indian Ocean tsunami, it is considered as the wake. Arko Datta is the award-winning photojournalists from India who are also recognized for their photographs portraying the plight of the victims of the Gujarat riots. After ‘tsunami’ a “graphic, historical and Starck emotional picture” that has been shown to mourn the death of a relative of a woman.
3. Operation Lion Heart
Photographer: Deanne Fitzmaurice
Fitzmaurice was an American photographer and won photojournalist in 2005 for her sensitive picture essay ‘Operation Lion Hearts’ won the high-handed Pulitzer Prize. The ‘lion heart’ is the nickname given to Saleh Khalaf, a nine-year-old boy crippled by an explosion in Iraq. The boy was brought to a hospital in Auckland, CA, where he underwent many life-threatening surgeries. His reluctance to die and his courage gave him the nickname-Saleha Khalaf meaning ‘Sher’s hearts.’
2. Bhopal Gas Tragedy 1984
Photographer: Pablo Bartholomew
In December 1984, a gas leak from Union Carbide India Limited storage tank killed 15,000 and injured 558,125 people in Bhopal. This large scale environmental and human disaster was the result of ignorance in standard safety and maintenance procedures. Bartholomew while documenting the catastrophe came across a man who was burying a child.
1. Tragedy of Omayra Sanchez
Photographer: Frank Fourier
In 1985 Colombia, Nevado del Ruiz was a mudslide led by the volcanic eruption that killed more than 25,000 people. Frank Fournier captured the tragic image of Omayra Sanchez; a 13-year-old girl won 1985 World Press Photo Award, which has been stuck for 60 hours under the wreck of her house.
As to the little girl’s fate, she tragically died due to hypothermia and gangrene following three days of struggle which was followed by millions of people around the world on television. This erupted significant criticism on the Colombian government for commencing a weak rescue mission.