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20 Iconic Photographs & The Cameras That Captured Them

Photographs are not merely pieces of images that we look at. They are memories, emotions, and life, literally frozen in time. We are taken back in time to the time of the photos or the time that we first saw it. This is the amazing emotional command that photos wield.

It is amazing how this one form of art bound with tech manages to create such an impact in preserving time. Most of the time, we are reminded of the times and the stories that are associated with the events when we look at a photo. But we never give it much of a thought about the person who captured it or the camera that captured the photo.

But behind every one of those iconic photos, there is a camera and a photographer who acted in a way to capture the shot that now lives forever. So, it is important to know and give the necessary credit to the person who is responsible for the creation of a certain photo. It can be a very popular album cover or a magazine cover that is timeless, or it can be in a very dreaded place that very well could be the D-day of World War II. Whatever the scenario it is, some person made the decision to make it immortal by capturing it on camera.

Since a lot of people are being transported through time because of these photos. We thought of sharing some of the most iconic photos in history with the camera that they were shot in. In a world where millions of photos are being captured in one single day, these single photos create a huge impact.

Scroll down to check out these historical photos that mark amazing points in human history along with the cameras that they were shot with. Share what you think about the photo, the scene, and the camera in the comments sections below.


Written by Alex Bradley

Reading, creative writing, poetry writing, language learning and grappling with literature have been my passions since I was young. Keen interest in cinematography and music feilds. Completed my Ordinary and Advanced levels in languages stream successfully. I have taken part in European Union missions in Sri Lanka. I have also completed my certificate courses in programming. And also a student and working in Tourism and Hotelling. Apart from writing, i am a vocalist and environmentalist.

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  1. These photos are probably THE MOST ICONIC images in History….They were a classic case of “THE RIGHT PERSON BEING IN THE RIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIME”…..And we can be ETERNALLY GRATEFUL that they were !!!

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