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.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: GFBIGFAN

#2 My mother is visiting me in Anchorage, and we were photobombed in the best way possible.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: TexasPooneTappa

#3 Best. Photobomb.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: twofirstnamez

#4 Best Photobomb Ever At My Cousin’s Bachelorette Party

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: Lutya

#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.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: sidewinderucf

#6 The Greatest Wedding Crasher Ever! Thank You For Being So Fantastic.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: honor_your_heart

#7 A Dolphin Photobombed.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: mrpickem1

#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.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: Sarah

#9 This Is Possibly The Best Rio Photo Ever Taken.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: reddit.com

#10 Bun, the “Man.”

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: buchnasty

#11 I went to take a picture of my girlfriend at brunch when she suddenly disappeared.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: FatKeystone

#12 I discovered The Greatest Photobomb Ever.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: that was amusing

#13 Adorable Photobomb Level

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: thepunis

#14 My Daughter Is A Master Of Photobombing.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: Big-Custard2645

#15 Photobomb at Expert Level

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: Rawtashk

#16 This is the family who photo-bombed us.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: NanoSama

#17 My Mother (on the left) and her friends were at a concert when they time-traveled and photobombed themselves.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: Justinf**kinProulx

#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.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: emmett_sparling

#19 Photobombing by a Zombie Horse

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: MelissaEnglePhotography

#20 When you take a photo while riding and a local man photobombs it.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: vatosniffos

#21 On vacation, my parents encountered a friendly stingray.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: kebulatr

#22 My brother’s wedding photos were photobombed.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: da_purp_rolla

#23 This couple desired dust in the air for their wedding photographs, and the Best Man made it happen… Then there were some.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: Checkedout22

#24 In the background, the Weatherman had a dog on a small dog couch.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: IDonyKnow224

#25 Dwayne Wade Inadvertently Photobombing A Proposal

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: RealisticYogurt6

#26 Lovely Witness.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: sir_stegosaurous_rex

#27 The Boy Behind Is In A Mood.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: rhodahxo

#28 Cats Will Not Allow Dogs To Live In Peace.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: Hajlen

#29 A genuine photobomb.

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Image source: paigebartos

#30 The Most Creative Photobomb

The Background Of Photos Was Better Than The Foreground: 30 Hilarious Images
Cindy Westcott
Cindy Westcott is originally from Canada and has a degree in hospitality and management. In the years since her graduation, she has continued to grow in her career and also works in the industry of travel and tourism! she also loved the field of event management and continues to fulfill her duties in the trade so far! In her free time, she enjoys experimenting with new recipes, reading, writing, online gaming, and exploring new destinations!

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