In an age in which pretty much everyone has a camera in their pocket, many of us tend to think that we’re really good photographers and if we would just spend a little more energy on it, we could easily make it into a paying career. But if you’ve never found yourself lying on the ground, climbing a tree, standing on the edge of a cliff or camping in the jungle for two weeks to get the perfect shot of a rare frog, we have news for you. You probably don’t have what it takes.
This next series of incredible photos shows just how brave, borderless and exciting nature photographers really are. As you’re about to see, sometimes they are even in the photos themselves. The results are absolutely breathtaking and definitely make us appreciate this profession a lot more.