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10 Inspiring Images With The Power To Change The World

There's nothing more inspiring or incredible than a perfectly timed photo. Especially when it's one that transcends language and manages to capture a moment that brings important issues to the world’s attention. Visa pour l’Image, a photojournalism festival in France, celebrates this reportage, highlighting harrowing issues and poignant moments, all of which are seen through the camera lens.

Here're ten humbling images taken by five incredible photographers for part of a Getty Images exhibition at the festival. Each image documenting issues as varied as the Ebola epidemic to the Nepalese earthquake.

Images: Getty Images

 

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