20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

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Jenkins, Beverly. "20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment." ThoughtCo, Mar. 3, 2017, thoughtco.com/funny-action-photos-taken-at-just-the-right-moment-1923863. Jenkins, Beverly. (2017, March 3). 20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/funny-action-photos-taken-at-just-the-right-moment-1923863 Jenkins, Beverly. "20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/funny-action-photos-taken-at-just-the-right-moment-1923863 (accessed September 22, 2017).
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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

Via OhMyGodMag.

Thanks to smart phones, these days people are taking more photos than ever, which means that there are so many more opportunities to take a truly hilarious picture every time you press that shutter button. Whether you happen to capture a really funny botched panorama photo, a great photobomb, or even someone taking a ridiculous selfie in public, there's no shortage of ways that pictures can go hilariously awry.

Here are twenty people who happened to snap a picture at precisely the right moment, catching funny action shots that you just have to see to believe. 

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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

Via Reddit.

Ouch, poor Dad's nads!  This is one action photo that we're pretty certain he'd like to forget.

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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

Via Reddit.

"Ooh ooh ooh, a ball! Don't let it hit me! Oh!" - These tennis players, probably.

Let's face it, if you're going to be scared of the ball, maybe tennis isn't the sport for you.

 

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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

Via Reddit.

At least her friend is trying (in vain) to stop her from going completely butt-over-tea kettle! That's the sign of a great BFF. 

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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

Via BuzzFeed.

Whose idea was it to give the little kid a fire hose? Whoever it was, you are soooooo fired! 

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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

Via Instagram.

This biker wins the "Most Disastrous Photobomb" award, for sure!

He'd fit right in on this list of 10 awesome photobombs gone hilariously wrong

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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

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This is why I will never be caught dead going white water rafting. I'm accident-prone enough on dry land, thank you very much. 

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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

Via Reddit.

"Near, far, whereeeeeeever you are, I know that your heart will go oo--aaaahhhhhh!"

This is the worst Titanic disaster since, well, you know. 

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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

Via Smosh.

As the great Homer Simpson would say, "D'OH!"

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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

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Just an average guy, commuting to work while dreaming of chicken sandwiches. Just another day on the subway!

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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

Via Reddit.

Oh sure, she kicked her little brother in the head "by accident." Suuuuure. *WINK* By accident

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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

Via Buzzfeed.

Looks like somebody's heading for the Olympics! Not this chick, but somebody. 

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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

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This guy is going to be in huge trouble in 3, 2, 1.... 

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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

Via The Chive.

That lady behind him may be smiling now, but in a few seconds she's probably going to be SO ticked off. 

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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

Via Reddit.

The look on the girl's face is priceless! This is the personification of an "Oh Sh*t" moment. 

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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

Via Buzzfeed.

Maybe this wasn't an accident. It's quite possible* that this is an honest-to-goodness bearded lady. Don't judge.

*Okay it's not probable, but possible

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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

Via ESPN.

Yeouch! He is going to feel that tomorrow. 

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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

Via Reddit.

I propose a toast: To carrying a spare change of clothes with you at all times! 

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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

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Nice girl, but her breath is just plain awful! It totally smells like dog food, for some reason.

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20 Funny Action Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment

Via Reddit.

Having a swing break while you're on it ranks up there as one of my biggest childhood fear! (That and clowns.Creepy buggers.)

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