Forget the lighting, the perfect pose and the beautiful scenery.
Sometimes taking an amazing photo is simply a matter of clicking the shutter button at exactly the right moment.
People have been sharing the photos that prove timing is everything with the website Perfectlytimedphotos.com and from rude optical illusions to breathtakingly perfect moments, they make for compelling viewing.
One man appeared to walk on water at a pool party when someone took a snap at just the right millisecond.
And another amazing optical illusion seems to show an aggrieved baboon towering over a vehicle at a wildlife park in King Kong fashion.
This article was first published on Daily Mail and is republished here with permission.