In this video you can see 10 of the world’s most amazing photos. From all over the world, in different situations, people, animals and other amazing things. These photos prove what an amazing world we’re living in!
The story behind the photos:
Photo number 10:
This amazing photograph was taken in a place called Trolltunga in Odda, Norway.
Trolltunga (Norwegian for “Troll’s tongue”) is a piece of rock that stands horizontally 700 meters above lake Ringedalsvatnet with a breathtaking view.
Photo number 9:
From Wikipedia: The Leshan Giant Buddha was built during the Tang Dynasty (618–907AD). It is carved out of a cliff face in the southern part of Sichuan province in China, near the city of Leshan. It is the largest carved stone Buddha in the world – 71 metres (233 feet) tall
Photo number 8:
This Photo got very famous around the web during 2003, under the name “shark in wave”, it is A real, unaltered photo taken by photographer Kurt Jones on April 19, 2003 in Australia (you can order prints of the photo from his website).
Kurt Jones wrote on February 9th, 2004:
It’s a dolphin, NOT a shark……sorry to disappoint.
They are fairly frequent visitors to that break, but I’ve never seen one do this before or since….
Photo Number 7:
Plane Hits Truck, Guatemala, 1976
Photograph by Robert W. Madden
“Buffeted by crosswinds, a rescue plane crashes into a truck, while trying to land on a mountain highway near Sanarate. Miraculously no one suffered serious injury.”
From “Earthquake in Guatemala,” June 1976, National Geographic magazine
Photo Number 6:
This photo got very famous around the web under the name “Holy Cow!”, but actually that is not a cow, that’s a wallaby (a small kind of kangaroo), The snake is an Olive Python and the photo was taken in Western Australia.
Photo number 5:
The woman uploaded this photo to the web talked about it on March 2008:
“I was visiting my brother in Courtenay, BC. We went for a hike at Seal Bay Park. This picture was taken at the end of the walk…we were inspecting some really cool butter mushrooms on a mossy log. My mom decided to take a picture, but she’s not very good at it, so it came out totally off center. the wolf wasn’t even noticed until after getting home, and my mom had put the pictures on the computer. She didn’t even notice at first, but my other brother was like “what the hell is that??!!”.”
Photo number 4:
At first glance you might mistake a bell-mouth spillway for a watery vortex into another dimension. What can only be described as a giant hole in the water is actually a method for controlling the release of flows from a dam or levee into a downstream area. These spillways help prevent floods from destroying the dam. Located in northern California, the Monticello Dam’s is the largest morning glory spillway all over the world.
Photo number 3:
Photographer Thomas P. Peschak tell about his photo:
“I wanted to shoot a photograph that would tell the story of our research efforts to track white sharks using kayaks. When the first shark of the day came across our sea kayak it dove to the seabed and inspected it from below. I quickly trained my camera on the dark shadow which slowly transformed from diffuse shape into the sleek outline of a large great white. When the shark’s dorsal fin broke the surface I pressed the shutter and the rest was history.”
Photo number 2:
The once-in-a-lifetime photograph of 17 dolphins muscling in on the humans during a professional surfing competition was taken by John Pauling, a South African surfing photographer … he’s been surfing since 1965, and has worked as a professional photographer since 1973 (all his adult career).
Photo number 1:
Photographer Bence Máté tell about this photo:
“I was photographing hummingbirds when I heard the sharp, alarming noise of the birds reacting to the presence of a predator. Sixty feet away from me this green-crowned brilliant was fearlessly attacking a viper. This encounter was one of the most interesting ones I had ever seen, and I quickly set up two flashes to increase the light and shutter speed, using one flash fired from the background and another from the camera”