If engagement photos are meant to reflect an entire relationship, then it’s no surprise that so many people include their adorable pets in the shoot. Most of the time, the animals just chill (as animals do when stuff is boring and you’ve given them a snack), but sometimes they forget they’re not the star of the show…
Last week, Queen Elizabeth made headlines with a "photobomb," popping into a candid shot with a couple of athletes at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. But it was more selfie-with-celeb than proper royal photobomb. And so Prince Harry has stepped up to deliver the genuine article.
Queen Elizabeth, the English-speaking world's poker-faced great great aunt, has spent much of her life participating in painstakingly staged photo ops. Ergo, it's pretty tough to catch her in a candid moment. But smartphones are changing that—witness today's grinning appearance on Instagram.
We hate it when nearly nude, torch-bearing Hawaiian performers ruin our photo ops, but Hillary Clinton seemed to appreciate the attempt to spice up her meeting with Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang.
Playing pranks isn't just a human thing—dogs and cats like to do it, too, as this collection of photobombing pets shows. Mr. Icy Stare here seems to be annoyed by Ol' Happy Dog's joy. Lighten up, cat.