Not all of us are talented photographers, but with the arrival of smartphones most of us are happy to snap away and share our creations on our social networks! Even better is when we take a mundane or accidental shot only for it to turn out to be totally awesome!
Here are 26 amazing photos that were either taken by accident or by someone who knows nothing about photography! And we promise none have been retouched! What about you? Ever snapped something only to be blown away by how your photo turned out? Share your shots and comments with us below!
1. This person had their cell phone camera in portrait mode, meaning the glass disappeared into the background.
2. When you photograph your kitty and its reflection perfectly frames your daughter's face!
3. When your zoom creates an alien landscape
4. Using the flash split this shot in to two color tones
5. When a single drop of water on your lens creates an awesome effect
6. Don't panic, it's just a panoramic shot gone wrong!
7. When your kid quickly blinks
8. Another amazing flash effect
9. When you try the panoramic setting for the first time
10. This was supposed to be a photo of an eclipse, but a bird flew across the shot. The way the sunlight highlights its wings is stunning!
11. When your shutter speed's faster than a lighter!
12. A panoramic shot that looks like an approaching tsunami
13. When day and night appear in the same photo!
14. This cat looks like a spirit watching over its canine pal!
15. The reason why you shouldn't use panoramic mode to take portrait shots!
16. Do you believe in ghosts?
17. When the camera topples over, but still leaves you with a cool family photo!
18. When the panoramic setting dissects your boyfriend...
19. A photo of a watch that reflects the sunlight filtering through the trees
20. When a shadow makes you wonder if there's someone else in the shot!
21. This was taken with a round filter and the person's finger accidentally covered part of the lens, turning a frozen landscape into a planet!
22. A radioactive spider or just the flash?
23. When your smartphone accidentally takes a really smart photo!
24. A firework display!
25. When you can't figure out your cell phone, but still end up taking a mind-blowing photo!
26. Fairy dust from a faucet!