The 100 photographs that changed history, according to Time magazine

Historical, terrifying, extraordinary and unimaginable moments. All this shows the magazineTime  through his multimedia project 100 Photographs: The Most Influential Images of All Time(100 pictures: the most influential images of history), which were previously selected by art curators, historians, editors and photographers high prestige.

The project is available on its website , unearthing all kinds of stories. We show you just some of them. The rest you can see them here .

1. Fetus, 18 weeks

first fetus photographed

When Lennart Nilson released his photo essay “Drama of Life” in 1965, breaking hundreds of barriers to reveal for the first time a developing fetus.

2. Earthrise

the earth

During 1968, astronauts Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders entered lunar orbit aboard the Apollo 11, bringing back the first capture of the Earth over the horizon of the moon.

3. Tank Man

man tank

 Tank Man , immortalized by Jess Widener one day after the massacre of Tiananmen, when Chinese troops attacked protesters in 1989.

4. Dalí Atomicus

Dali Atomico

Many believe that Photoshop entered the list, but it is not. The photo was taken in 1948 by Philippe Halsman, who shows that creativity is everything.

5. Oscars selfie

selfie oscar

In delivering the 2014 Academy Awards, host Ellen DeGeneres cornered the biggest stars in the world: Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Bradley Cooper, Peter Nyongo Jr., Channing Tatum, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt Lupita Nyongo and Angelina Jolie, to capture the best selfie of the year; It was retuiteada three million times.

6. D-DAY

the Beatles

Harry Benson immortalized one of the most intimate moments of the quartet of Liverpool, during a pillow fight.

7. Dovima with elephants

Docvima in the circus of paris

Photograph taken by Richard Avedon in a circus in Paris. Dovima it appears, one of the most famous models in the world, who wore an elegant dress Dior.

8. Behind Closed Door

Sleeping with the enemy

Donato Ferrato conducted a project on swingers rich, achieving the image where Garth beats his wife Lisa in the bathroom. Ferrato approached several publishers, who refused to publish the image, so in 1991 he did in his book Sleeping with the enemy .

9. First Picture Cell-Phone

first photo with cell

Philipe Kahn, an engineer in software , photographed her baby at birth. The special feature of this picture is that it was the first to be captured with a mobile device in 1997.

10. Falling Man

the fall of man

One of the most striking images during the attacks of 9/11 in the United States. It was taken by Richard Drew, who shows a raw sequence of the human panic and terror.

11. VJ Day In Time Square


An American sailor kissing a nurse intensely at the end of World War II in 1945. No doubt Alfred Eisenstaedt immortalized the joy of victory.

12. The Hand Of Mrs. Wilhelm Röntgen

first radriografia

The hand of Mrs. Anna Bertha Röntgen was the first medical radiograph obtained in 1895 by her husband, Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen. Thanks to her, he was awarded the first Nobel Prize in Physics.

13. Couple In Raccoon Coats

couple in Raccoon Coats

During the 1930s, Americans saw blacks as domestic service only. They were always forgotten and ignored, until the day that James Van Der Zee proved otherwise through your lens.

14. The Critic

the critic

Artuhr Fellig crudely showed us the social and economic inequality afflicting the streets of New York in 1943. After the arrival of Mrs. and Mrs. Kavanaugh Washington say, two women of high society .

15. Betty Grable

Betty Grable

Betty Grable, Hollywood star, inspired soldiers, sailors and US to become the image of “The girl back home” during World War II aviators. Thanks to Frank Powolny (1943).

16. Mushroom Cloud Over Nagasaki

mushroom cloud

Days after the atomic bomb Little Boy erase Hiroshima, Japan, the Americans launched Fat Man on Nagasaki. Lt. Charles Levy captured the column 45 thousand feet of radioactive dust.

17. Alan Kurdi

Alan Kurdi

Aylan Kurdi family escaped the horrors of war in Syria; no one imagined that his destiny would end so soon. The image of her body on the shore of the coastal town of Bodrum shocked the world. Nilüfer Demir, a local reporter, was commissioned to show a stark reality.

18. A Man Of The Moon

man on the moon

Neil Armstrong gave to humanity one of the most beautiful images: the greatness of man reaching the moon (1969).

19. Camelot


John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, photographed by Hy Peskin for a weekend. An image common that showed the human side of the US president who was assassinated on November 22, 1963.

20. The Burning Monk

Man on Fire

Malcolm Browne unveiled the monk Quang Duc Thich wrapped in flames in a self-immolation in protest at the situation in Vietnam living community, during the year 1963.