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28 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

Warning: Some of these are extremely emotional.

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Earthrise: An astronaut named William Anders took this photo during the Apollo 8 mission in 1968.

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A tornado struck at Alabama in March 2012, but Greg Cook hugs his dog Coco after finding her inside his destroyed home.

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Stands at attention on the eve of South Sudan’s independence is a Sudan People’s Liberation Army soldier.

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As a sign of mutual respect during a World Cup that had been marred by racism, Pele and British captain Bobby Moore trade jerseys in 1970.

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During a memorial service, an eight-year-old kid named Christian Golczynski accepts the flag for his father who is Marine Staff Sgt. Marc Golczynski. Just a few weeks before he was due to return home, he was shot on patrol during his second tour in Iraq (which he had volunteered for).

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Released by the Soviet Union, a German World War II prisoner reunited with his daughter that had not seen her father since she was one year old.

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During the D-Day Normandy landings on June 6, 1944, U.S. Army troops wade ashore.

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Seven fallen soldiers are brought through the town of Wootton Bassett in England and Helen Fisher kisses the hearse carrying the body of her 20-year-old cousin, Private Douglas Halliday.

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After a doctor places an earpiece in Harold Whittles’s left ear, he hears for the first time ever .

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After serving in Iraq for 7 months, Terri Gurrola is reunited with her daughter at last.

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A dog and her owner who is in isolation for radiation screening, are both
looking through a window in Nihonmatsu, Japan.

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A 5 years old Tanisha Blevin holds the hand of a 105 years old fellow Hurricane Katrina victim Nita LaGarde as they are evacuated from the convention center in New Orleans.

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During the tenth anniversary ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center, Robert Peraza pauses at his son’s name on the 9/11 Memorial .

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During the 2009’s devastating Black Saturday bushfires that burned across Victoria, Australia, a firefighter gives water to a koala .

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As Nazis occupy Paris during World War II, a French civilian cries in despair .

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After four days missing following the Japanese tsunami, a 4-month-old baby girl in a pink bear suit is miraculously rescued from the rubble by soldiers.

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Near the destroyed house in Concord, Alabama in April of 2011, a mother comforts her son.

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After the tsunami in Japan in 2011, the owner is reunited with his dog.

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In the midst of the uprisings in Cairo, Egypt in 2011, Christians protect Muslims during prayer

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Along with the honor guard, John F. Kennedy Jr. salutes his father’s coffin.

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From an internment camp “death train” near the Elbe in 1945, it is the Jewish prisoners at the moment of their liberation. (Full story and more pictures here.)

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The owner died in the disastrous landslides near Rio de Janiero on January 15, 2011 so his dog named “Leao” sits for a second consecutive day at the grave.

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An old man suddenly died while waiting for a train in Shanxi Taiyuan, China then a monk prays for him.

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For participating in the Occupy Wall Street protests in 2011, retired Philadelphia Police Captain Ray Lewis is arrested.

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During protests against austerity measures in Bucharest, a Romanian child hands a heart-shaped balloon to riot police.

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In the tank that is now a monument, a Russian war veteran kneels beside it where he spent the war.(More pictures here.)

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Years apart, these sisters pose for the same photo three separate times.

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After the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, the unknown rebel who stood in front of a column of Chinese tanks in an act of defiance which is the iconic photo of Tank Man.

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Instant Cameras That Will Snap Every Precious Moment In A Retro Kind Of Style

Fantastic shots! Instant cameras are still one of the mainstreams today despite the high-tech features of many cameras nowadays. These instant cameras on our list are a big help to capture everything from portraits to still lives to candid party shots just like Polaroids from back in the day.

#4: Fujifilm Instax Share SP-2

This instant camera can amazingly print your smartphone photos Instax film in no time once you have downloaded the Instax Share app and connected to the tiny printer’s Wi-Fi. It also features adding border or filter to your selected image and print as fast as 10 seconds. You can also duplicate it with the reprint button. Plus, it comes with a USB cord for powering up the rechargeable battery all the time.

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#3: Fujifilm Instax Wide 300

This instant camera has a larger print that measures 3.4 by 4.3 inches without the need for extra controls such as exposure compensation. It features a tripod socket but lacks control over exposure, It only offers two back buttons that allow you to fiddle with the exposure compensation and turns on the fill flash. Inconveniently, it uses four AA batteries yet cheaper and can easily be replaced. The downside is that this camera does not offer very good photos compared to others, giving a nostalgic effect.

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#2: Fujifilm Instax Mini 50S

This instant camera can go with you on parties and delivers good photos if you are not concerned about going beyond basic snapshots and fiddling with more creative exposures. However, it has fewer controls with just three buttons that allows timer, fill flash, exposure compensation, or landscape mode. Also, the prints look less detailed and less saturated. Plus, the biggest downside is that it uses CR2 batteries which are not convenient at all.

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#1: Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic

This instant camera is the best one for people who are looking for the awesome experience of analog photos. It offers a great viewfinder, intuitive controls and it is durable that put it at the top of our list for the best instant cameras you can buy. The prints measure 2.1 by 3.4 inches that are about the size of a credit card. It offers the brightest and most detailed photos of others on our list. Its auto mode offers consistent image quality during daylight or in brightly lit interiors. While at night, it has a built-in flash and activated Party Mode. The only con is that the shape of this camera can sometimes make an awkward grip especially when using bulb mode that requires you to hold down the shutter the entire time.

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Mirrorless Cameras With Pro-Level Performances That Beats Most DSLRs

Are you looking for the most high-end mirrorless cameras on the market today? Here they are! They are lightweight, smaller in size and great prices await you on our list. Their features are traditionally found in DSLRs in a handy kind of camera!

#5: Panasonic Lumix GH4

Although this mirrorless camera is not ideal for stills-oriented photographers, it deserves to be here on our list. It features 4:2:2 10-bit HDMI output, a 200 Mbps bitrate, ¼-speed slow motion, and built-in timecode sync. It has a 16-megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor, weather-sealed body, fast AF, a fully articulated rear LCD, and a good battery life. In videos, its resolution is as high as 4096×2160 pixels (at 24 fps), you can pull high-quality 8-megapixel still images from your video footage.

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#4: Olympus PEN-F

This mirrorless camera has a new 20-megapixel sensor, the highest-resolution chip to date for a Micro Four Thirds camera. You will have a comfortable viewing whether you’re holding the camera above your head or below your waist with its touch-sensitive rear screen that rotates 180 degrees. Plus, it has a high-resolution OLED viewfinder. It offers the option for an ultrahigh-resolution multishot mode; it’s designed to work with static subjects, and using a tripod can produce a 50-megapixel file with its sensor-shift technology. However, it is not weather-sealed which is a great downside who likes to shoot in the great outdoors or even at the beach.

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#3: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

This mirrorless camera offers shooting speeds and image stabilization beyond even pro-grade DSLRs. Even with continuous autofocus enabled the camera is capable of 18 fps. It features iteration of its well-regarded image stabilization system that, depending on the lens used, is allowing photographers to handhold images at up to five seconds with fantastic results. It is also a rugged weather-sealed built, it can shoot 4K video, and its battery is the rate at 440 shots per charge. Unfortunately, has a smaller sensor so you won’t get as much detail in low-light shots and you’ll have to settle for less dramatic background blur.

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#2: Fujifilm X-T1

This mirrorless camera has a high-resolution sensor that delivers more detailed images in very low light, an additional SD card slot, and 4K video. You can also use this camera out for shooting in any type of weather with its all-metal body and weather-sealed lenses. Its white balance and exposure are accurate in a range of lighting conditions. And up through ISO 3200 that leaves the color noise unnoticed. It can shoot at an impressive 8 fps while tracking focus on your subject but you won’t come away with every single shot in tack-sharp focus when shooting fast-moving subjects, and the burst rate slows as the camera readjusts focus. Therefore, it is not ideal for fast-moving subjects like athletes because you’ll surely miss a lot of it.

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#1: Fujifilm X-T2

This camera is a 24-megapixel sensor that delivers excellent image quality even at its highest ISO settings. It captures an image at up to 8 fps in continuous autofocus mode that is faster than most DSLRs. Its new dual-hinged rear screen gives you a wide range of viewing angles when not using the viewfinder and 4K video along with a mic input that made it to the top of our list for the best mirrorless cameras you can buy. Its dual SD-card slots give you the choice of either extended shooting capacity or real-time backups. It is also weather-sealed, has built-in Wi-Fi and an accompanying app (available for iOS and Android).

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Laptops For College That Have Excellent Performance For A Long Run In School At Budget-Friendly Prices

Perfect for students! A laptop is essential in college nowadays where everything in school is already high-technology. We present to you these high-end laptops for college that are low cost, easy portability, long battery life and of course, they can go a long run through college with its rugged durability. Choose one that will serve as your school buddy!

#6: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming

This laptop is for budget-minded students that can last a full day of class and can also play games well. It has a middle-of-the-road battery life of 4 hours, 21 minutes but it’s by far the least expensive laptop with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q graphics card, which is fast enough to support VR and to play most modern games at 1920×1080 resolution. It measures 15.3 by 10.8 by 1 inches and weighs 5.8 pounds. It has a decent keyboard and trackpad, a great screen, and is super easy to upgrade. However, it has a poor battery life and its fans get annoyingly loud when gaming.

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#5: Dell XPS 15

This laptop is perfect for students who deal with films or photos because it has a powerful processor and graphics card, as well as the best out-of-the-box color accuracy and widest color spectrum of any Windows laptop. It is very light and easy to carry around the campus. Plus it has fast 4K rendering speeds, all the essential ports, and a good keyboard and trackpad.

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#4: MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (15-inch, 2017)

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#3: Acer Aspire E5-575G-57D4

This laptop has a fast processor plenty of memory, and a solid-state drive, as well as an Nvidia GeForce 940MX graphics card with 2 GB of dedicated memory. It has the 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8250U Processor up to 3.4GHz. Fortunately, it has a cheaper price with is an excellent performance!

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#2: Dell XPS 13

This non-touchscreen laptop is thin and light with the longest battery life at 8 hours when Web-browsing. It has fast performance, a healthy selection of ports, and a good screen. Its screen offers good color reproduction and fantastic viewing angles, as well as a matte coating that prevents glare. The 1080p screen is particularly immersive because of its teeny-tiny, 5.2 mm bezel, but the narrow bezel pushes the webcam to the bottom-left edge, above the Esc key. Plus, it comes with two USB 3.0 ports, a headset jack, an SD card reader, and a Noble Lock slot.

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#1: Asus ZenBook UX330UA

This laptop will meet all of your college needs at a very affordable price that put it at the top of our list for the best laptops for college that you can buy. It has great battery life, is slim and light, a good backlit keyboard, a nice screen, and a variety of new and old ports. Its battery can last up to 7 hours while using in your classes on a single charge. It measures 12.7 inches wide, 8.7 inches deep and weighs 2.6 pounds. However, it lacks Thunderbolt 3 port.

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