Poignant Video Explores the Power of Photography to Capture Emotions from Joy to Despair (VIDEO)

Here’s an inspirational video by the Cooperative of Photography (COOPH) with the power to make you smile, laugh and cry in less than six minutes. It’s a poignant look at the unique power that iconic images have to invoke moments of fun, defiance, bravery and love, and will make you proud to be a photographer.

COOPH is an online photography magazine celebrating unique moments of expression and creativity throughout the history of photography. You can also follow their interesting work on Facebook.

The video below is full of great images and iconic moments—everything from Neil Armstrong’s triumphant first step on the moon to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the courage of a solitary protester in Tiananmen Square.

Watch it, get inspired and keep shooting!