The 200 Most Perfectly Timed Photos of 2012

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The most renowned landscape photographers in the world camp out for days all to capture the perfect moment, in the perfect setting to create the perfect once in a lifetime photo and still never come close to an amateur, who’s simply in the right place at the right time, snapping an otherwise insignificant picture. We’re here to show you it all. The lightning storms, animal rarities and  photos with such impact they tell a before and after story with a simple snap of a flash. We’ve scoured the archives all over the web to pull together this compilation of perfectly timed photos.