Photography and comedy have always shared one element that is absolutely vital in order to achieve any sort of success, and that common thread is timing. In comedy, timing allows for a punchline to achieve maximum effectiveness, while in photography, timing is the difference between capturing a moment and capturing the right moment. It can be very difficult to capture a truly memorable picture, but sometimes the hard work is worth the effort simply because of the results. Here are 19 photographs captured from around the world that prove the importance of timing in creating unique photography.
Although this is a great picture that has been perfectly timed, you can’t help but feel depressed after looking at this image. We all know what happens to that adorable bird a few nanoseconds later and the sad thing is, is that the poor bird has absolutely no idea.