What are some of the coolest moments you’ve experienced? Were you lucky enough to have a camera nearby, ready to capture it all on film? If so, you might possess and image that’s as cool as one of these: They’re unique, exciting, and all taken at just the right time.

Below are 25 interesting images that you’ve probably never seen before, all photographs that were taken at a crucially cool moment. Some of the photos are amateur, others are professional, and they’re from all over the world with one thing in common: THEY’RE ALL TOTALLY AWESOME!

#25. Kane Peterson, walking a tightrope at 300 meters above the ground in Melbourne, Australia. Petersen’s walk was the highest ever attempted in the entire southern hemisphere.


#24. A brave snorkeler swimming amongst thousands of jellyfish in Palau.


#23. A photo of Alex Bernasconi working on his book, “Blue Ice.” Bernasconi captures never before seen moments in nature, particularly in the uncharted landscape of Antarctica.


#22. A man looking out from the marble dome of Milan’s Duomo. It features 135 spires, 96 gargoyles, and over two thousand statues.


#21. A child playing with a huge red ball installation in Marseilles, France. The artist behind the installation is Kurt Perschke, and the ball changes location every day.