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World Photography Day today: 10 most Impactful pictures

On August 19, the world celebrates World Photography Day. The date behind World Photo Day originates from the invention of the Daguerreotype, which was patented by French government as a gift 'Free to the World'. Take a look at some of the memorable click

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 19 August 2015, 02:03:53 PM
World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

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The photograph was taken by Mike Well and reminds us about the disparity in this world.
World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

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The first selfie was clicked by Robert Cornelius (1809-1893) who would never have believed that his idea would become a craze which would take the world by storm 176 years later.
World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

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He was also captured removing the lens cap, running into frame and holding the pose for a minute and then covering up the lens again. His face was not captured though.
World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

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The pictures were taken inside an Auschwitz gas chamber.
World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

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The picture depicts the situation when a 12-year-old escapes poverty and violence through music.
World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

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A photograph by Claude P Dettloff shows a five-year-old tugging away from his mother’s hand to reach out for his father going to war.
World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

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When a US female soldier Terri Gurrola reunites with her daughter after serving in Iraq for 7 months.
World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

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A dog sits at the grave of her owner, who died in the disastrous Rio de Janiero landslides in 2011, for a second consecutive day .
World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

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When a boy, Harold Whittles, hears for the first time ever, the moment captured ids precious.
World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

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The incredible picture named Hand of Hope was captured when an unborn baby held a surgeon's hand while he was performing C-sec during an operation.
World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

World Photography Day today: Impactful pictures

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After the Union Carbide tragedy struck Bhopal, this photograph was captured which shows a dead body of a child being dug out.