Stories lie within photographs. By simply looking at a photograph, you are given the opportunity to recollect the memories stored in each photo. Trying to imagine a world without photos is nearly impossible, we would be so ignorant to the world around us. Photography is held at such a high value, they are our records of life. They serve other purposes as well. Photographs can inspire people to act. Important photographs from history include war propaganda, which inspired thousands of men in the United States to join the army. Whatever is the focus of the photo, each one holds its’ own important meaning. Photography is an art that will continue to thrive for years to come.