30 peculiar pictures of photographers taking pictures

Photographers taking pictures

Photographers will go to extraordinary lengths to get that perfect shot, braving all weather conditions and environments, from the hottest temperatures, to the coldest. The determined photographer will not be stopped by mountains, glaciers, or volcanoes and will contort him or herself into any odd position necessary to capture that elusive picture.

Next time you take a photograph remember to free yourself from inhibitions; get on the floor, climb up a wall, dive straight in and take inspiration from the bold photographers below…

Attaching an umbrella to your tripod in an attempt to stay dry? It wasn’t everyone’s favourite idea…

Photographers taking pictures

We admit that the previous umbrella might have been a little big. This umbrella is sure not to blow your tripod over.

Via Very Amateurish on Flickr

We suspect that these people had never seen flowers before.

Via Sam Lair on Flickr

Batty for photography? Don’t forget your hard hat.

Photographers taking pictures

This solution will keep your child under control, and you can get some great shots in the process.

Photographers taking pictures

Educated at the Jackie Chan school of photography.

Photographers taking pictures

When it comes to photography, sometimes it’s best to just dive straight in.

Photographers taking pictures

He’s behind you.

Photographers taking pictures

It’s always best to be flexible with your photography.

Photographers taking pictures

The flash was clearly heavier than he anticipated.

Photographers taking pictures

The results of his photography were always a bit wooden.

Photographers taking pictures

A dedicated photographer until the very end.

Photographers taking pictures

The scale of this shot wasn’t lost on this young photographer.

Photographers taking pictures

A good photographer leaves no stone unturned.

Photographers taking pictures

He stopped smiling about 2 seconds later.

Photographers taking pictures

A display of the latest image stabilisation technology.

Photographers taking pictures

It’s yoga and photography combined; yogography. You heard it here first.

Photographers taking pictures

This photographer hasn’t quite understood the meaning of ‘zooming in’.

Via TheChive.com

What they lack in fashion sense they gain in camera kit.

Via Jan Jasinski via Flickr

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6 lens.

Copyright Serge Kozintsev

The trick here is to get the shot and get away quickly before your camera melts.

Photographers taking pictures

Who wouldn’t want to grab a shot of the world’s first hover-car?

Photographers taking pictures

We only hope that the shot he took will sell for enough to cover the cost of the antique vase that he smashed to take it.

Photographers taking pictures

Crikey!

Photographers taking pictures

He risked his life for his shot and he’s forgotten to remove his lens cap.

Photographers taking pictures

Now is not a good time to realise you’ve forgotten to bring another film.

Photographers taking pictures

First rule of landscape photography; always check your surroundings for potential hazards first.

Photographers taking pictures

The bull from the previous photo would’ve loved this opportunity.

Photographers taking pictures

It’s a toss up about who is more patient here; the kingfisher, or the photographer.

Photographers taking pictures

Getting the right shot can be a leap of faith.

Image credits: Via Curiousphotos & AcidCow unless otherwise stated

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