Here are 30 amusing photographs in which the background outperformed the foreground. If you’re unfamiliar with the term “photobombing,” it’s defined by Cambridge Dictionary as “the act of appearing behind or in front of someone while their photograph is being taken.” As immature as it may sound, when done correctly, it can be absolutely hilarious – and today we have prepared a collection of perfectly photobombed pictures that will have you laughing out loud.
In the gallery below, you can see a collection of funny pictures where the background is better than the foreground. All photos are linked to the locations where they were taken. Please feel free to look at more of these photographers’ work on their collections or personal websites.
#1 And the Best Lifeguard Award goes to.
#2 My mother is visiting me in Anchorage, and we were photobombed in the best way possible.
#3 Best. Photobomb.
#4 Best Photobomb Ever At My Cousin’s Bachelorette Party
#5 In honor of the Royal Wedding, I present my friend Derek being photobombed by Prince Harry last year while working at the Invictus Games.
#6 The Greatest Wedding Crasher Ever! Thank You For Being So Fantastic.
#7 A Dolphin Photobombed.
#8 We Were Visited By A Friendly Family Of Trash Pandas While Taking Wedding Photos In The Park! They checked us out for a few minutes before leaving.
#9 This Is Possibly The Best Rio Photo Ever Taken.
#10 Bun, the “Man.”
#11 I went to take a picture of my girlfriend at brunch when she suddenly disappeared.
#12 I discovered The Greatest Photobomb Ever.
#13 Adorable Photobomb Level
#14 My Daughter Is A Master Of Photobombing.
#15 Photobomb at Expert Level
#16 This is the family who photo-bombed us.
#17 My Mother (on the left) and her friends were at a concert when they time-traveled and photobombed themselves.
#18 A Few Weeks Ago, I Made Friends With Some Locals In Morocco. I wasn’t complaining because the guy in the back liked to photobomb every shot.
#19 Photobombing by a Zombie Horse
#20 When you take a photo while riding and a local man photobombs it.
#21 On vacation, my parents encountered a friendly stingray.
#22 My brother’s wedding photos were photobombed.
#23 This couple desired dust in the air for their wedding photographs, and the Best Man made it happen… Then there were some.
#24 In the background, the Weatherman had a dog on a small dog couch.
#25 Dwayne Wade Inadvertently Photobombing A Proposal