Images constantly surround us. We are bombarded by them, from the internet, the news, billboards, and our society’s obsession with selfies. There’s no escaping them. This may sound negative, but there are silver linings to this significant rise in images and photography. There is power found in them, from political activism to the preservation of memories. The images that hold this power can cut through the numbing assault of images we receive everyday and teach us something new.