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The 71 Most Incredibly Timed Photos!

Do you remember what Henri Cartier Bresson said about the decissive moment? That it is the recognition of the significance of an event, in a fraction of a second , with the precise organization of forms , etc? Well, the following photos might not have been carefully planed or skillfully awatied, but they sure were decisive moments. Some awesome, some painful, others just very very funny.

However planed or unexpected , they are proof of what photography is all about : capturing the moment, freezing history like no other medium. Sure, you can capture a moment with video, but releasing a shutter at exactly rhe perfect time involves so much more skill, technique and not to mention,luck.

Without further ado, here are 71 amazing moments captured by photographers from all over the world.

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So this is what “frozen venom” looks like.

Via The Roosvelts

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The guy’s expression is half of it.

Photo credit: Jorn Kessels

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Pretty cool underwater moment.

Photo credit: Nick Kelly

4.

Fans, maybe?

Via Hypervocal



5.

The new definition of moon landing.

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Hopefully, those guys didn’t feel as dramatic as this looks.

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This one actually went viral at that time. If I recall, Tiger had to pay the bill too.

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Awesome concept. He’s playing in “God mode”.

Photo credit: Aleksandr Malin

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Photo Credit: Former Manc on Reddit

Big Buddha, tiny plane.

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A well-documented performance of the headless gymnast.

Photo credit: Martin Bernetti

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Photo credit: REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Clever logo adaptation.

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Kind of reminds me of early ‘90s Russian wedding photography.

Photograph via Smug Shots

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Role-play for birds.

Photo credit : hmistry on Reddit

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Maybe NBC thought he would look good with glasses.

Via postnatald on Reddit

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Friendly fire?

Via The Roosvelts

16.

I wonder how the folks passing under that cable felt.

Photo credit: photodiode on Flickr

17.

This is a photograph of sound…being broken.

Photo credit: Ensign John Gay/ U.S. Navy

18.

Aaaaawwwhhh

Photo credit: EthosExcelsior on Reddit

19.

Wow, that’s fast!

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20.

Scientifically, this is a partial solar eclipse, but I’m sure there are some ultra-religious folks who disagree with that explanation.

Photo credit: Peter Wienerroither

21.

The world in a drop.

Via The Roosvelts

22.

Basic island survival 101.

Photo credit: Stephane Ducandas

23.

Classic photo bomb.

Photo credit: Melissa Brandts

24.

It looks as bad as it hurts.

Photo credit: Kathy Keatley Garvey

25.

Poor moon, getting walked on by so many feet and stuff.

Photo credit: Frode Sandbech

26.

Slightly awkward.

Via Bored Panda



27.

Awesome idea!

Photo credit: Wilma Hurskainen

28.

Underwater party. Do not disturb!

Photo credit: Dustin Humphrey

29.

So do you think he got punished for it?

Via Bored Panda

30.

Nature’s free design classes.

Photo credit: tustel ico

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31.

Just a regular job for your local ball head.

Via The Roosevelts

32.

Imagine how good does guys must be just to make you think for a second that they were touching each other.

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33.

Awesome shot through crystal clear water.

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34.

Water tunnel

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35.

Alien- Horse Edition

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36.

Wait, what?

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37.

Ouch!

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38.

A valuable lesson was learnt that day.

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I really doubt that smile stayed on his face for much longer.

Photo credit: nthensome on Reddit

40.

Cool model!

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41.

King for a day!

Via:  BuzzFeed

43.

A quick snack.

Photo credit; Sindri Skulason on Flickr

44.

A rather special soccer ball.

Photo credit: Waleed Almotar

45.

Even vandalism can help make a good photo.

Photo credit: Tea Kolo

46.

Awesome macro!

Photo credit: Lentilcia on deviantART

47.

Nothing strange here!

Photo Credit: Alex Thomson Racing

48.

Well, there’s a new kind of removable moustache.

Via CollegeHumor



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Kind of looks like an eye, doesn’t it?

Photo Credit: Lynn Sessions

Canon Rebel T4i | Nikon D7100 | Nikon D800 | Canon 5D Mark III | Nikon D5200 | Sony a7R

50.

He must be eating some powerful stuff.

Photo credit: Pam Mullins

51.

Whale high five.

Photo credit:Marco Queral

52.

Wait, what?

Photo credit: Jens Birch

53.

Kind of epic.

Photo credit: heuristicus on Reddit

54.

So that’s where clouds come from!

Photo Credit: locolol

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I was going to comment on this one, but then I thought it would upset some people.

Photo Credit:  Bored Panda

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Great indeed

Via The Roosvelts

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She must have done something wrong.

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58.

I knew I shouldn’t have eaten that last burrito.”

Photo credit: Deeman9 on Reddit

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Burning of tax payers’ money in 3, 2, 1..

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When nature hasn’t quite made up its mind.

Photo credit: Florian Schuppel

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Photo Credit: Jay Fine

Electric Lady Liberty.

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Questionable parenting.

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Flamingos showing off.

Photo credit: Robert Haas

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Had me fooled for a second.

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Awesome capture!

Photo credit: Chris Thomas

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A different kind of load.

Photo credit: Bruno Greber

67.

Well…no comment.

Via The Roosvelts

68.

Vacation photo going viral in 3,2,1…

Photo credit; RedditorJoker on Reddit

69.

Yeah, I know you thought it was an eye.

Photo credit: Liammm on Reddit

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It almost looks easy, doesn’t it?

Photo credit: PDP-11 on Reddit

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Sports photography at its best.

Photo Credit; Adam Pretty

 

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