You can spend hours staging, posing, and lighting your ideal photoshoot — but some of the best photos simply cannot be planned.
These 25 hilarious photos are perfect examples. Taken at just the right time, and just before the subjects realized they were headed for disaster, these images will make you feel slightly bad for the people in them — but not bad enough to hold back your laughter. Check out these perfectly timed, just-before-chaos-strikes photos below. When you see #24, you won’t know whether to laugh or cringe.