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

Sumayyah Haneef Daniels
Community Member
4 years ago

This is so powerful

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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

maryhadalittlelamb
Community Member
4 years ago

wow even the tear looks like a bird in the continuation

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#4

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

imgur.com Report

Laura Ingles.
Community Member
4 years ago

Loving the cat looking just as supreme as the two lions!!

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#5

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

this is porn for dog

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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

Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

new kind of pot of gold

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#9

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Matt Stuart Report

Medhansh Vashisht
Community Member
3 years ago

Cyborg-Peacock!!! Robo-Cock is that you?

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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

AathiraSunil
Community Member
4 years ago

.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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It's Caturday
Community Member
4 years ago

Hmmm. Don't know how to feel about this one. Next!

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#14

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Pau Buscató Report

Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
4 years ago

The Martians have landed....

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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

Tung Cao
Community Member
4 years ago

very suprise to see a photo come from Vietnam :))

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#20

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Pau Buscató Report

GlitterGlitch
Community Member
4 years ago

Mom! Santa is cross dressing again!

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#21

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Steve Black Report

Sharon Welsh Gibson
Community Member
4 years ago

Excellent pic well done :)

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#22

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Diego Bardone Report

Medhansh Vashisht
Community Member
3 years ago

Let us blow the entire city in 3. .2 .1......booooooooooonnnnnnnnn

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#23

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

imgur.com Report

Medhansh Vashisht
Community Member
3 years ago

Stealth mode: Activated!!

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#24

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Matt Stuart Report

Medhansh Vashisht
Community Member
3 years ago

Nearly headless Sir Nicholas, finally lost it completely!!!!

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#25

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Pau Buscató Report

Maggie Grover Bacher
Community Member
3 years ago

it's a secret message. follow that arrow

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#26

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Matt Stuart Report

Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
4 years ago

Dreaming BIG!

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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
3 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

Victoria Vanderwall Tucker
Community Member
3 years ago

It looks like Mary Poppins and Bert!

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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

Renan Machado
Community Member
3 years ago

Did I drink too much again?!?

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#39

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

littlemidget Report

Medhansh Vashisht
Community Member
3 years ago

Call me Sire!!!!

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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

Julie Evans
Community Member
4 years ago

That really looks painful.

Ellie
Community Member
4 years ago

Haha xD I'm such a bad person. This is hilarious.

Anna Ivanovic
Community Member
3 years ago

In the right there is a dude with a bike. He looks like he is crashing

Martin
Community Member
3 years ago

That must have hurt.

Tracy Moorhead
Community Member
3 years ago

He went out of his way to photo bomb!

Jacob Mphahlele
Community Member
3 years ago

😂

Brontosonto
Community Member
3 years ago

That's really the twilight of the gods.

Suhas SV
Community Member
3 years ago

Pole cyclist

Monkey D. Luffy
Community Member
4 years ago

Ha ha XD

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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
3 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

Cathleen Morris
Community Member
3 years ago

Sad, actually ...

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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
3 years ago

THIS! IS! SPARTA!

#54

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Bryan Stokely Report

Cuzy123
Community Member
3 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

Suhas SV
Community Member
3 years ago

Thank god my kilt was in the laundry

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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

Cuzy123
Community Member
3 years ago

Usain bolts winning smile

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#59

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

David Mar Quinto Report

Monkey D. Luffy
Community Member
4 years ago

Vampires gone wild.

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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

Sharon Ward
Community Member
3 years ago

Want to go through the stones?

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#62

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Matt Stuart Report

Angela Arco
Community Member
3 years ago

Mad Eye Moody!

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#63

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Matt Stuart Report

Angela Arco
Community Member
3 years ago

Wahahaha naughty angels, mimicking the old guy they're looking after.

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#64

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Bryan Stokely Report

Rose Pulido
Community Member
4 years ago

I thought the effect was that it looked like a headless body, and then I saw the bird. The head blends.

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#65

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Liu Tao Report

Timmy Carey
Community Member
3 years ago

Anonymous

#66

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

michele liberti Report

Medhansh Vashisht
Community Member
3 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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Angela Arco
Community Member
3 years ago

That alternating routes! Perfect timing!

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#68

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Adde Adesokan Report

Cuzy123
Community Member
3 years ago

Eyes are up here!

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#69

Perfectly Timed Street Photography

Bryan Stokely Report

Tracy Moorhead
Community Member
3 years ago

I'll bet people Love to sit there!

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#70

Perfectly Timed Street Photography