14 People Who Wanted to Take an Ordinary Photo but Got a Masterpiece

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French photographer Eugène Atget once said, “A good photograph is like a good hound dog, dumb, but eloquent.” This quote perfectly describes the photos collected in this article since photographers have managed to catch the most precious moments that we don’t usually notice.

“I took this panorama as they shut off the lights at the stadium.”

This Steller’s Jay is having its snack so elegantly.

“A friend of mine captured this moment in Thailand and it’s now my favorite photo.”

When walking on water doesn’t impress people anymore:

Did you also think this was a broken cup?

“Pickle the cat happened to be in the right place at the right time.”

“Riding a bike is easy,” they said.

A thief just snatched a lady’s wallet right at the moment this pic was taken.

“My friend’s dog wanted to kiss him while he was laughing.”

Rare solar eclipse

“I made a little friend during my lunch break today. Am I a Disney princess yet?”

The mountains and trees lined up perfectly on this camper.

“The exact moment my dog decided he was done playing Catch-the-Frisbee.”

Who said bulldogs can’t fly?

What was the most successful picture you’ve taken recently?

Please note: This article was updated in December 2022 to correct source material and factual inaccuracies.
Preview photo credit SirGuldog / Reddit


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I actually did the EXACT same thing when I was using the jumping rope for the first time :D and no, it did not end very well


Tjis dog just wanted to steal the cake and came up with a plan :D


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