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15 Stunning Photos That Were Taken at the Perfect Time

Here is a collection of pictures were timed perfectly with fascinating and often poignant results.

A statue on the roof of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris looks like it’s reaching out to touch the supermoon.

A statue on the roof of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris looks like it's reaching out to touch the supermoon.

Christian Hartmann/Reuters

In a photo worthy of a gold medal, the full moon rose through the Olympic Rings hanging beneath Tower Bridge during the London 2012 Olympics.

Olympic Rings hanging beneath Tower Bridge during the London 2012 Olympics


Luke MacGregor/Reuters

This photo of Usain Bolt smiling as he raced ahead to win the Men’s 100-Meter Semifinals at the 2016 Rio Olympics became one of Reuters’ most-liked Instagram photos of the year.

Usain Bolt smiling as he raced ahead to win the Men's 100-Meter Semifinals at the 2016 Rio Olympics became one of Reuters' most-liked Instagram photos of the year.

Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

The water splashing in the air onto the elephant looks exactly like an elephant head.

The water splashing in the air onto the elephant looks exactly like an elephant head.

Courtesy of tut_blimey/Reddit

The advertisement on the back of this truck lines up almost perfectly with its real-life surroundings.

The advertisement on the back of this truck lines up almost perfectly with its real-life surroundings.

Courtesy of tomboski/Reddit

This photographer got the timing just right to capture celebrations of Holi, the Festival of Colors, in India.

This photographer got the timing just right to capture celebrations of Holi, the Festival of Colors, in India.

Shailesh Andrade/Reuters

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In Spain, revelers are covered from head to toe in tomatoes at La Tomatina festival.

In Spain, revelers are covered from head to toe in tomatoes at La Tomatina festival.

Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images

A competitor in Scotland’s Tough Mudder race also made a splash.

A competitor in Scotland's Tough Mudder race also made a splash.

Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images

There were only a few precious minutes to photograph the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017.

precious minutes to photograph the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017.

Rick Wilking/Reuters

Chinese diver Hu Jia competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney with a perfectly-positioned dive.

Chinese diver Hu Jia competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney with a perfectly-positioned dive.

Yannis Behrakis/Reuters

At the all-around rhythmic gymnastics final of the London Olympics, Marcelo Del Pozo captured this surreal moment mid-routine.

At the all-around rhythmic gymnastics final of the London Olympics, Marcelo Del Pozo captured this surreal moment mid-routine.

Marcelo Del Pozo/Reuters

 

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