A great photograph is all about timing – as these impressive images demonstrate only too well.
From a butterfly calmly sitting on the end of a puppy’s nose to a parrot covering a woman’s face and creating a stunning optical illusion, these pictures shared online show how photos that go wrong can still end up perfect.
The photographs, taken from around the world and collated by Bored Panda, also include a man who appears to have very tiny arms after standing a few metres in front of someone with the same shirt on.
Here, FEMAIL reveals a selection of the best images…
A great photograph is all about timing – as these impressive images demonstrate only too well, including this snap showcasing a butterfly calmly sitting on the end of a puppy’s nose
These pictures shared online don’t show what they were meant to, but are all the better for it. Pictured, a woman tries to take a selfie with her dog but instead creates an optical illusion
Impressive! A friendly parrot covers a woman’s face and creates a stunning optical illusion in this photograph, which was included in the Bored Panda gallery
A girls-only photograph taken to celebrate a birthday is ruined when an eager dog jumps up just at the right moment so that he can be included
A butterfly appears to have the head of an elderly woman after the pensioner walked passed a man’s shoulder at just the right moment
A grumpy cat seems to only have their head stuck in the ground in this photograph, since the feline rests its head on a different level of pavement while its body sits below
A woman was left giggling after she matched her reflection on the TV to where her cat’s head was sticking out on top of the device
Social media users suggested this snap was creepy and said the angle of the woman’s arm in this photo made it seem like it wasn’t her own
The photographs, taken from around the world and collated by Bored Panda, also include a man (pictured) who appears to have very tiny arms after standing a few metres in front of someone with the same shirt on
Oops! This cat appeared to get its head stuck in a cardboard box, while leaving its body outside. However, the picture actually shows two different felines
Talk about playing ruff! This image showed the exact moment disaster was about to strike ahead of the dog biting the cat’s tail