Behind every great picture there's a talented and creative photographer, but just how creative they sometimes get is rarely ever seen unless there's another photographer on hand ready to capture the action. It's relatively easy to overlook the hard work that photographers put into taking their photos due to the assumption that digital editing has made achieving great photos a lot easier. But the truth is that's only a fraction of what makes a great photo.
Take a look at these behind-the-scenes pictures to see what we mean. Compiled by Bored Panda, they're sure to give the budding photographer some fresh ideas while giving the rest of us an enlightening glimpse into the reality that hides behind many a perfect picture.