12 Ordinary Photos With an Unexpected Story Behind Them

Nowadays, photographs are everywhere: 52 millions pictures are posted daily on Instagram, and 350 million pictures appear every day on Facebook. Yet, some pictures, although they look quite ordinary, have unusual stories behind them, making them stand out from the crowd.

We at Bright Side invite you to have a look at these pictures and read their stories. Look through this list to find out which of these photos you have a chance of taking yourself.

1. "1989, with my 2-year-old son at Kennedy Space Center"

"Yesterday he helped launch SpaceX's Falcon Heavy."

2. A guy on a motorbike

"Meeting Keanu Reeves at a traffic light."

3. Just a normal winter's day, right?

This picture was taken in 2014, in Egypt. It was the first snow there in 112 years.

4. Abstract art

"My Dad has saved this masterpiece I made using our first computer - 22 years ago - and turned it into a card for my 30th Bday!"

5. Twin toy-cats, one of which didn't age well:

"In 1995, my great-aunt gave me a stuffed cat. It was my absolute favorite, and slept with me every night throughout my childhood. When she passed, we found out she had bought an identical cat and kept it in pristine condition for two decades."

6. A woman helping a man fix a tie

"This kid was desperately trying and failing to do it himself. A fellow passenger asked if he needed help."

7. "I took a picture of my friends..."

"...except we don't know the guy wearing the cap. That guy was with us the entire day. We thought he was the cousin of the dude wearing glasses, but he wasn't."

8. A creative Christmas present

"My friend is terrible at flirting. She asked this guy if he liked bread as an opener, and a year later they are together and he made this for her Christmas gift".

9. 2018: 3 ties on the fence

"In 2009 on the last day of school my friends and I put our ties on the outside fence, 2018 and they’re still here."

10. The world's most famous landscape 20 years later

This could have been a normal hilly vineyard, but, in fact, this is the sight of "Bliss", the default computer wallpaper of Microsoft's Windows XP operating system. This is what it looks like now. The landscape is located in the Los Carneros American Viticultural Area of Sonoma County, California, and used to be the most viewed photo in the world.

11. "My daytime cold medicine melted in my car and now looks like elf shoes."

12. An old man with a certificate

"My grandfather became a US citizen at 96 years old."

Which backstory did you like the most? Do you have some pictures with a special story behind them? Don't hesitate to share your pictures and their stories in the comments.

Preview photo credit unknown_human/ reddit
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