This isn’t photoshop. These perfectly timed photos are the result of once-in-a-lifetime opportunities.
Sometimes the best things happen when we least expect them to. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the well-timed photos online that capture the perfect moment.
From accidental optical illusions, to just straight-up hilarious moments of happenstance, perfectly timed photos dominate the internet.
Here’s just a small collection of the best perfectly timed pictures – pictures taken at the right moment that are guaranteed to make you look twice.
Have you ever experienced an amazing moment of photo luck?
Sometimes the water parts and you get a split second opportunity for a perfect picture. There’s no way you could ever replicate an effect like this.
This is a true masterclass in composition. A perfectly-timed photo that just gets funnier the more you look at it. The best illusions are the unintentional ones.
Why wear an eye mask when you can just cover yourself with a magazine? This hilarious well-timed photo is all the funnier knowing that the subject is totally unaware of what’s going on.
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Nah, it’s just a really well-timed moment between a dog and a seagull. Thanks to some perfectly-timed photography skills, we caught a glimpse of an adorable hybrid creature.
Picture this: You’re enjoying a beautiful day out at the beach, snapping a quick ‘gram of your delicious ice cream cone, when suddenly a greedy gull comes out of nowhere. Sure, your ice cream is ruined, but you’ve got yourself one of the best pictures of all time.
Nobody’s perfect, and that’s true of parents too. Luckily, most of us don’t have photographic evidence of our awkward parenting moments. This perfectly timed photo is one that they won’t live down any time soon.
Some of the best and most perfectly timed pictures capture a moment when everything goes wrong. Like the panic you feel when your bag of groceries suddenly splits, sending your food cascading down the stairs.
Life comes at you fast. As fast as a basketball to the face. If you’re lucky, someone will snap a picture at the exact right moment so you can remember the pain, embarrassment, and humor of the moment.