31 Crazy Photographers Who Will Stop At Nothing To Capture The Perfect Shot

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Really great photography takes skill, dedication, perseverance, and a little bit of crazy. In order to get just the right angle, lighting, and perspective you’ve got to think, plan and then stop at nothing to make it happen.

Some of the world’s craziest photographers won’t let anything get in the way of a perfect photo opportunity, even if that means defying gravity or risking their own safety. At the end of the day it was all worth it so long as they captured the perfect shot.

The devotion photographers give to their trade is truly inspiring, as well as a bit jaw dropping at times. Case and point, check out these crazy photographers who will do anything, and we mean ANYTHING, to capture the perfect picture.

1. You Say His Feet + Tripod Are On Fire, He Says He’s Capturing The Perfect Photo

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Photo Credit: Kawika Singson

2. Brutal Attacks Do Happen, The Strong Get Up And Keep Shooting Photos

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Photo Credit: unknown

3. Scaling Buildings Like A Superhero

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Photo Credit: billyjane.tumblr.com

4. Bend It Like A Photographer

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Photo Credit: Shamas Malik

5. Great Photography Takes Many Skills, Like Building Camouflage Snow Huts

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Photo Credit: animalworld.com.ua

6. The Other Swans Were A Tad Bit Suspicious, But This Took A Lot Of Planning

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Photo Credit: reddit.com

7. And You Think Your Selfies Are Cool…

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Photo Credit: 2daysdailyfunny.blogspot.com

8. Which One Do You Like Best?

Sometimes being great at your craft means asking others for their opinion.

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Photo Credit: unknown

9. Going Out On A Limb

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Photo Credit: Guido Sterkendries

10. Standing Up To The Incredible Force Of Water

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Photo Credit: Veselin Malinov

11. You Better Pay Me If You’re Going To Take My Photo!

If you’re going to take photos of animals out in the wild you’re going to have to run pretty fast from time to time…

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Photo Credit: unknown

12. Murky Waters Don’t Scare Him

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Photo Credit: Jason Friesen

13. Standing In The Line Of Fire

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Photo Credit: Adek Berry

14. Stingrays Don’t Scare This Action Photographer

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Photo Credit: kiteboardingstuff.com

15. Knowing How To Make Friends With The Birds = Priceless

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Photo Credit: unknown

16. Chilled To The Bone But Ready To Work

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Photo Credit: Abu Faisal AL-anezi

17. Born To Be A Wildlife Photographer

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Photo Credit: thehiddenpersuader-english.blogspot.com

18. He Might Be Freezing But His Photos Are Steaming Hot

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19. She Cares About Nothing But Capturing Just The Right Photo

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Photo Credit: unknown

20. Rigging The Impossible

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Photo Credit: Corey Rich 

21. You’ve Got To Know How To Be Sneaky

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Photo Credit: rosphoto.com

22. It Can Be A Dirty Job

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Photo Credit: Dejan Smaic

23. Floor Shot

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Photo Credit: unknown

24. His Wife Just Doesn’t Get It… And He Just Doesn’t Care

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Photo Credit: Jonathan Thomas

25. His Camera Gets An Umbrella, But He Doesn’t Need One

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Photo Credit: unknown

26. Climbing City Light Posts Like Forest Trees

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Photo Credit: Timothée Taupin

27. Bear In The Water

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Photo Credit: f-picture.net

Photographer Captured Stunning Photos Of Angry Lion Seconds Before It Jumped At Him To Attack 

28. No Fear

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Photo Credit: nokiagang.com

29. Must Not Be Afraid Of Heights

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Photo Credit: Edina Szalai

30. Tickets To The ‘Gun’ Show

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Photo Credit: Juza

31. The Reward Of A Risky Photo = Perfection

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Photo Credit: Michael Shainblum

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