I usually fail (very badly) to have my camera on me when I encounter a remarkable feat of nature that would make just the perfect photograph. Just the other day, the sky was a perfect purple against the backdrop of Margalla Hills.. and my camera was safely 200 kilo meters away, nestled in my mum’s cupboard. Loud Sigh.
But some photo-fanatics aren’t so unlucky (which really is an understatement; they are SUPER lucky). They get to capture the photo-of-the-century just in the nick of time: a single milli-second preserved through the lens, a fleeting moment in time at the other end of which a whoa-inducing picture could have faded away.
Here are 20 photos that were captured just in the nick of time to create incredibly creative, sometimes ticklish or unnerving pictures: