One of the most wonderful things about the natural world is that it’s entirely unpredictable. Just when you think you have seen all there is to see, nature presents you with something totally surprising that you couldn’t even imagine.
You could travel the entire globe and still not witness the scope and majesty of what the natural world has to offer. Thankfully, there are photographers who make it their full-time pursuit to capture all of this wonder on film!
Here are 22 amazing images of the unique, beautiful—and downright weird—things that can happen on this planet. Get ready to hold your breath in awe of these natural phenomena!