Capturing the perfect photograph is all about being in the right place at the right time. Things can happen in the blink of an eye without ever being repeated, and it takes a special kind of photographer to know where to point the camera in that split second before the moment disappears forever.

Take a look at this list compiled by Bored Panda for some awesome examples of perfectly timed street photography. Don't forget to vote for your favorite!

#1

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

David Taggart Report

Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

i imagin the photograph telling this old man: Stop moving damnit! i try to take a beautiful picture here!

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#2

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

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Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

This one is is quite powerful.

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#3

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Pau Buscató Report

Homa Pourjam
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow

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#4

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

imgur.com Report

Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

And now that the missing piece has been found and set, the puzzle is complete. *huge secret gate opens*

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#5

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

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Haleema
Community Member
4 years ago

This is so cute

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#6

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

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Gillian Concannon
Community Member
4 years ago

Made me laugh out loud

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#7

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

imgur.com Report

Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

Rebel pigeon.

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#8

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Bryan Stokely Report

Alexandra Lee
Community Member
4 years ago

This one doesn't quite fit the "Perfectly Times" category...

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#9

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Matt Stuart Report

Misaki Chan
Community Member
4 years ago

Most exquisite!

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#10

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Jonathan Higbee Report

Vanessa
Community Member
4 years ago

let's try this blue filter on Instagram... O_O

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#11

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Liu Tao Report

Cassie
Community Member
4 years ago

Found the portal.

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#12

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Liu Tao Report

Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
4 years ago

I'm gonna have to try this trick the next time I go to Disneyland!

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#13

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

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Alexis
Community Member
4 years ago

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Sorry but I call set up! She is also ACCIDENTALLY holding another pair of shorts in the exact same blue as other ball??

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#14

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Pau Buscató Report

Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

Spaceballs helmets

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#15

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Bryan Stokely Report

Lu Karina
Community Member
4 years ago

Your butt smells like... ummm, perfect.

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#16

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Frederic Vasquez Report

Monkey D. Luffy
Community Member
4 years ago

Kinda looks like the angel is smoking a cigar.

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#17

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Matt Stuart Report

Desdemona Shakespeare
Community Member
4 years ago

Wooah! It looks like I have x-ray vision.

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#18

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Pau Buscató Report

Shruti J.
Community Member
4 years ago

Nice ears...

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#19

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Chu Việt Hà Report

Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

all policeman should've wings

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#20

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Pau Buscató Report

Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

santa is a transgender

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#21

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Steve Black Report

LauRa Morgan
Community Member
4 years ago

This needs to be way higher

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#22

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Diego Bardone Report

Monkey D. Luffy
Community Member
4 years ago

I like this one.

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#23

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

imgur.com Report

Jamal W
Community Member
4 years ago

hahahaahaha

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#24

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Matt Stuart Report

Imani Allen
Community Member
4 years ago

The battle was a draw

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#25

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Pau Buscató Report

LauRa Morgan
Community Member
4 years ago

This is great

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#26

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Matt Stuart Report

Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

he surely think that size doesn't matter

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#27

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Hirokazu Toda Report

Sophie G
Community Member
4 years ago

dementorshadow!

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#28

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Danielle Report

Flora Polvado
Community Member
4 years ago

Park at your own risk indeed!

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#29

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Pau Buscató Report

Vicky Skelton
Community Member
4 years ago

Sue was always prepared with magic crosswalk scarf.

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#30

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

i'd not feel safe sitting there

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#31

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Oak Oak Report

Becky Maule
Community Member
4 years ago

that was a very clever street artist to set the up.

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#32

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Tao Liu Report

Cuzy123
Community Member
4 years ago

Too good!

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#33

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

my mom was gray and my father was brown

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#34

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Bryan Stokely Report

Flora Polvado
Community Member
4 years ago

"Wait, what? I don't understand, dude?"

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#35

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Liu Tao Report

Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

Punk-rocker.

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#36

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Shlomy Evron Report

Suhas SV
Community Member
4 years ago

Rape of shadows

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#37

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Jonathan Higbee Report

Jamal W
Community Member
4 years ago

What if she lowered the book and it was really her...

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#38

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Bryan Stokely Report

Gillian Concannon
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow

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#39

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

littlemidget Report

Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

it look so silly

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#40

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Pau Buscató Report

Jamal W
Community Member
4 years ago

Wonder how long those have been in there lol

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#41

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Matt Stuart Report

Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

This one is kinda creepy.

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#42

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Hiroki Fujitani Report

Flora Polvado
Community Member
4 years ago

Wonder how many shots they went through to get this, was it pure chance?

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#43

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

thingsImadeup Report

Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

i'd loved to be there to see this pictures taken

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#44

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

imgur.com Report

Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

Magic

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#45

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Elliott Erwitt Report

Zoria Polunoczaja
Community Member
4 years ago

Art imitates life... Or something

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#46

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Antonio E. Ojeda Report

LauRa Morgan
Community Member
4 years ago

Great

#47

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

it's certainly warm. We can see he's perfectly hydrated

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#48

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Bryan Stokely Report

Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

I'm concerned about that "pretty ladies" sign, but I seriously like this photo. So much meaning to it.

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#49

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Bryan Stokely Report

Savina Stankova
Community Member
4 years ago

I see a lot of sarrow in both women eyes

#50

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Bryan Stokely Report

Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

And another powerful piece.

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#51

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Mal Smith Report

Jamal W
Community Member
4 years ago

I cant tell if thats a man or a lady..

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#52

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Takashi Yasui Report

Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

wow that's cool

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#53

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Nicholas souvatzis Report

Timmy Carey
Community Member
4 years ago

THIS! IS! SPARTA!

#54

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Bryan Stokely Report

Cuzy123
Community Member
4 years ago

Looks kinda staged

#55

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Bryan Stokely Report

Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

This one is pretty powerful too.

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#56

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Matt Weber Report

Monkey D. Luffy
Community Member
4 years ago

Poor guy. I know how he feels.

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#57

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Bryan Stokely Report

Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

Life in a comic book.

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#58

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Chu Việt Hà Report

Sharon Welsh Gibson
Community Member
4 years ago

Great shot

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#59

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

David Mar Quinto Report

Lauren Parton
Community Member
4 years ago

Mauhaha

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#60

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Bryan Stokely Report

maryhadalittlelamb
Community Member
4 years ago

100 points more to unlock

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#61

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Bryan Stokely Report

Monkey D. Luffy
Community Member
4 years ago

For a second there I thought he was painted on the bus. Very nice.

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#62

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Matt Stuart Report

Miranda Miranda
Community Member
4 years ago

Sunglass bubble..

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#63

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Matt Stuart Report

frank0ys
Community Member
4 years ago

....Ahahahaha!

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#64

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Bryan Stokely Report

Flora Polvado
Community Member
4 years ago

Um, the bird on the guy's head?

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#65

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Liu Tao Report

Timmy Carey
Community Member
4 years ago

Anonymous

#66

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

michele liberti Report

Medhansh Vashisht
Community Member
4 years ago

when you gotto go, you gotto go, no one can stop you!!

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#67

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

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Gillian Concannon
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow

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#68

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Adde Adesokan Report

Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

Lucky monkey

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#69

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Bryan Stokely Report

Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

it says everyone

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#70

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Tao Liu Report

Sarah Silverstone
Community Member
4 years ago

Woah! This one is awesome!