Split-second timing isn't easy to immortalize in a photo and being in the right place at the right time is often pure luck. However, if your snap-happy finger presses the shutter at exactly the right moment, you could end up with an awesome shot to show off on your Instagram page!
Here are 27 amazing, split-second photos by professionals and amateurs alike that are currently taking the internet by storm!
1. When a splash of water forms an elephant's profile
2. The moment you photograph your friend just as his glasses fall off
3. The Grand Canyon lit up by lightning
4. When a native American Indian chief goes bowling
5. "Hi! Just wondering if you've got any fish to spare?"
6. When the midday sun makes bollards look like they're from a video game
7. Proof that men fish do exist
8. A crow caught stealing the sun
9. The coolest dog on the planet
10. Have you ever seen anyone walk on water?
11. Excellent shot showing how water transforms things
12. When a player levitates rather than jumps
13. Perfect timing without a retouch in sight
14. When a soccer player shows off his latest hair style
15. Just a bumble bee carrying the sun...
16. A train passing at the speed of light?
17. A beautiful shot! We love how the flower looks like a lamp!
18. A great way to start the day!
19. A disturbingly cool shot!
20. The art of camouflage taken to a whole new level
21. A giant ball lamp spotted in the middle of the desert
22. Coming in for a hard landing...
23. When Buddha decides to stop a plane mid-flight
24. Ever tried playing soccer with a full moon instead of a ball?
25. A ladybird riding her broomstick
26. How to instantly grow a moustache
27. Kissing a fire dragon