As fascinating as nature and wildlife photography can be, there are often beautiful and unforgettable things that happen behind the lens as well. Usually, these can only be enjoyed by the photographers themselves, but occasionally, we're lucky enough to have a second photographer on the scene to capture these special moments. These photos are some of the weirdest, funniest, scariest and most beautiful moments that we've ever seen behind the scenes in nature and wildlife photography.

If you've ever captured a special moment behind the scenes, we'd love to see it. Please share it with us by adding it to this list – and upvote your favorites, too!

#1

Nature Photographer

Nature Photographer

Dan Dinu Report

ArindyaAnindita
Community Member
5 years ago

cute! both.

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#2

Nature Photographer

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JennyAganan
Community Member
5 years ago

Did I get a good shot? Lemme take a look

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#3

Nature Photographer

Chris Du Plessis Report

Debs
Community Member
5 years ago

"To the right a little..."...

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#4

Wildlife Photographers

artwolfe.com Report

JamesBishop
Community Member
5 years ago

Sea dog wants to be your friend

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#5

Nature Photographer

Will Burrard Lucas Report

TamaraTan
Community Member
5 years ago

Thanks for the vantage point mate!

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#6

Nature Photographer

Liba Radova Report

SuzanneUeda
Community Member
5 years ago

Pssst.... There's something on your back!

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#7

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SammyScheerlijn
Community Member
5 years ago

Cheetah pups are easily the most beautiful creatures on earth.

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#8

Wildlife Photographers

Ionel Onofraș Report

RJPisko
Community Member
5 years ago

Hope you have a lens cloth . . . .

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#9

Nature Photographer

Lynsey Addario Report

Debs
Community Member
5 years ago

So what do you think?.... Lunch or Dinner????

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#10

Nature Photographer

2daysdailyfunny.blogspot.lt Report

BoredGiraffe
Community Member
5 years ago

selfieeeeee

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#11

Wildlife Photographers

Keith Kirk Report

MultiChara
Community Member
5 years ago

- WHO you looking at?

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#12

Wildlife Photographers

Frank Augustein Report

AdrianBarrios
Community Member
5 years ago

CUTE

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#13

Nature Photographer

animalworld.com.ua Report

Debs
Community Member
5 years ago

Do you think I'm that easily fooled????

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#14

Nature Photographer

Liba Radova Report

JudyOrnella
Community Member
5 years ago

That looks like a weasel. She could be missing a lip in a few seconds.

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#15

Nature Photographer

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JeanneDeaux
Community Member
5 years ago

This one is kinda awfully sad. This poor oran-goutan should be in nature not prisoner behind a glass waiting for people to either laugh at him and make silly faces to him or to show some compassion to him.

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#16

Wildlife Photographers

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RebeccaCook
Community Member
5 years ago

Wonder if he even knows I'm here....

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#17

Nature Photographer

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UllaMalmgren
Community Member
5 years ago

I said NO paparazi!!!!

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#18

Nature Photographer

Tommy Angelsen Report

RalphKoh
Community Member
5 years ago

Did u fart? Let me confirm.

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#19

Nature Photographer

Lucas Burrard Report

MultiChara
Community Member
5 years ago

- i'll sit this one out.

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#20

Nature Photographer

rosphoto.com Report

LiekeMuller
Community Member
5 years ago

Just another day at the office?

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#21

Nature Photographer

kpunkka Report

SuzanneUeda
Community Member
5 years ago

Steady, steady now....

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#22

Nature Photographer

arbuge00 Report

ChristyChang
Community Member
5 years ago

Take me to your leader!

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#23

Nature Photographer

Peter Trimming Report

TamaraTan
Community Member
5 years ago

I'm ready for my close up

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#24

Nature Photographer

Joel Sartore Report

BobbyK
Community Member
5 years ago

Say "Cheese"

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#25

Nature Photographer

Thomas Felde Report

RoxannePiotrowski
Community Member
5 years ago

I'll distract him, you grab the camera.

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#26

Wildlife Photographers

Lindy Coops Report

BruceMardle
Community Member
5 years ago

"No one believed me when I said I'd bought this jacket as camouflage."

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#27

Nature Photographer

Henryk Janowski Report

NopaApartment
Community Member
5 years ago

I love the dedication. As I look at these and I realize I am so grateful for people like these photographers who are documenting are wonderful wildlife, which need to be revered and protected.

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#28

Nature Photographer

Fil Report

RoxannePiotrowski
Community Member
5 years ago

Hey do you mind? You're in my way.

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#29

Nature Photographer

f-picture.net Report

LissuSokka
Community Member
5 years ago

Om nom

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#30

Nature Photographer

Louise Larcombe Report

RoseAnnSabaka
Community Member
5 years ago

"Wait till I get their attention.......okay, now!"

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#31

Nature Photographers

Ami Vitale Report

JenniferNorthFitzgibbons
Community Member
5 years ago

That's going the extra mile for your job!

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#32

Http://www.gorananastasovski.com/

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RoseAnnSabaka
Community Member
5 years ago

"Why are you in my selfie?"

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#33

My New Wolf Friends

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karenza
Community Member
4 years ago

i think that we are fools to be destroying our mother earth when all these beautiful creatures, and our own beautiful children will suffer.

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#34

Surrounded By Wolves.

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EstherCisneros
Community Member
4 years ago

Amazing.

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#35

Nature Photographer

reddit.com Report

ChristianW
Community Member
5 years ago

Looks like a James Bond villain. Lets call him"The Swan".

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#36

Dangerous Crossing 02

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Baked_Potato
Community Member
5 years ago

Oh my gosh, that's a slug...with a snail she'll own.*laughs and facepalms*

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#37

Malaika

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SameeraBegam
Community Member
4 years ago

"Hey Buddy, it's my selfie and you're not allowed to photo bomb"

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#38

King Of The Mountain

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NanetteHall
Community Member
4 years ago

Hair we are--now which way?

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#39

Hide And Seek With A Squirrel

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NanetteHall
Community Member
4 years ago

HALLOW..HOW ARE YOU

#40

Nature Photographers

bbc.com Report

JeanneDeaux
Community Member
5 years ago

Nice camouflage technique!!!

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#41

Nature Photographer

Neil Losin Report

SuzanneUeda
Community Member
5 years ago

Come on, just jump already!

#42

Well, Hello!

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HiếuNguyễn
Community Member
5 years ago

finish your work then run

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#43

Chill Out With Whales

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EstherCisneros
Community Member
4 years ago

I saw many whales in Alaska. They were amazing. This picture is good.

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#44

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GeorgiaGessert
Community Member
4 years ago

Do we see it yet

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#45

Whoa, A Blue Carpet Just For Me?

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RoseAnnSabaka
Community Member
5 years ago

"Is that a UFO?"

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#46

I Said Delete That Picture!!

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GeorgiaGessert
Community Member
4 years ago

STOP, you're giving me goosebumps

#47

Wild Ducks In Autumn Leaves

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Emily
Community Member
4 years ago

Yes. We agreed to play Follow the Leader.

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#48

Dangerous Crossing 01

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RandLee
Community Member
4 years ago

Already posted above.

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#49

Hi There!!

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Emily
Community Member
4 years ago

Sorry. What did you say? I couldn't hear you over how AWESOME I look!

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#50

Close

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GeorgiaGessert
Community Member
4 years ago

"Tip-toe thru the tulips"

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#51

Recycle Everything!

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Emily
Community Member
4 years ago

Should I jump out? No. It's better in here.

#52

One-minute Attack - One Mosquito

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Community Member
4 years ago

In Hungary, a small "Zagyva" River shore (near the town of Szolnok), in the summer, very many of the mosquito. It's easy photography - but it should be a good macro lens. I sit on the grass, and my knee soon pass the mosquito.

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