15 ordinary Photos That'll Leave You Stunned when You Know The Backstory

15 ordinary Photos That’ll Leave You Stunned when You Know The Backstory

Photography is the art, application, and practice of creating durable images that can freeze the emotions of the moment in time. The development of the art has influenced the world in remarkable ways and it provided people with the power to define the eras they live in.

Shots like these have defined the way we are as human beings and helped to look at ourselves from a different perspective: where are we going as a society? Why do we allow atrocities to happen? However, to really feel the influence and true impact of the photograph, one should know the context behind it.

So scroll down and take a look at some of the photos that look ordinary until you know the backstory

1- Class Of 1999


from the first glance, it looks like any other high school picture – a bunch of teenagers smiling and showing silly faces. However, you can see Eric Harris, Dylan Klebold and their friends in the far left corner pointing pretend guns at the camera.

Just a few weeks later after the photo was taken, Eric and Dylan would shoot 12 students and 1 teacher dead in a meticulously organized school shooting in Columbine.

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