10 Shocking Photos Of People Taken Right Before Disaster Strikes

Have you ever been watching a scene unfold and you suddenly realize something really, really bad is about to happen? Have you ever wished you had your camera with you or had been quicker on the draw and been able to capture the moment right before disaster strikes? We’ve all likely been in that situation at one time or another but there are some people who actually had the presence of mind to snap that photo and catch the moment right before all hell broke loose. Sadly, we don’t have photos of the moment shortly after the photo was taken, but we can certainly use our imagination in most of these instances. Check out our list of the 10 most shocking photos of people taken right before disaster struck and let us know what you think.

That’s Not How Ladders Work

Quite frankly, it’s pretty impressive these two guys managed to make the ladder work the way they’re using it long enough for the dude in red to get a couple of steps out onto the ladder. We’re guessing this is about 10 seconds from someone taking a bad fall.

That’s Not How Trees Work

We’re trying to figure out just how this man thinks this is going to end. Why in the world isn’t he sitting on the part of the tree that will still be standing when he finishes sawing.