A Picture Paints a Thousand Words …Here Are 23 Photos That Speak Volumes


The best captions come out in the most unexpected ways. Like a daredevil photographer taking photos from the “top” of the world. You feel the excitement of the cameraman as you stare at their powerful photos. So, with that in mind, we offer you a collection of photos that tell a bigger story:

In the photo: Owners flock in front of the San Francisco church in Lima, Peru, to have their pets blessed.


This little girl, Raghad Faleh, poses for a photo with a red balloon from the volunteers after arriving in Greece.


An orangutan frightfully protecting himself with sack at its owner’s home in Korek, Indonesia.


Contestants flex at the championship of Victoria State Bodybuilding Competition in Melbourne, Australia.


Children pose atop a rock presenting the dazzling Almaty Lake in Kazakhstan.



A swan is carried down during the Procession of the Animals in the Cathedral of St. John in Manhattan.


A terrifying photo of a 50-lane gridlock on the expressway bridge in Hong Kong.


Serbia’s bet, Novak Djokovic, took a selfie at the China Open Tennis Tournament after winning men’s singles match in Beijing, China.


An Indian boy offered a sincere prayer for an elephant that was killed after the tree he had uprooted fell on an electrical tower in Assam.


People in Turin, Italy, took part in the eighteenth-century costume ball “Nuit Royale” in Venaria Reale.



Japan’s finest, Mao Asada, contorted face in the middle of her performance during the Open Figure Skating Team Competition held in Saitama, Japan.


Beth Reeb, a famous fashion designer, poses for a pic with beach goers in Miami, Florida.


Thousands of people participate in forming a human peace sign in celebration of John Lennon‘s 75th anniversary held in New York’s Central Park.


North Korean soccer fans wearing their national colors during the Asian Cup soccer match against the Philippines.



A contestant poses for a candid photo at the World Beard and Mustache Championships in Leogang, Austria.




Sarah Dillow moves devastated ostriches to a safer place from their yard in Givhans, South Carolina, after days’ worth of rainfall flooded the area.


Boston Ballet Dancers performed on the Greenway to promote their upcoming season.


Indramayu dancers perform in West Java, Indonesia, during the traditional Ngarot Festival, which they hold to celebrate rice planting season.


A toddler was captured sitting on a giant pumpkin, which was crowned the largest during the Harvest Festival Show in London.


Hundreds of balloon crowd the sky in New Mexico during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.



The first public appearance of the two snow leopard cubs after being born in June at Brookfield Zoo in Chicago. The number of snow leopards is estimated to have decreased to only 4,000.


Landon Fox, a patient at Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children in Birmingham, Alabama, watches as Captain America cleans the building’s windows.


An early-morning fog covers the Dubai skyline.


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