Terrifying Photos That Will Remind You Just How Small We Are

The drama of these images makes us feel like we have to be living in a movie where we're just a tiny speck in the scheme of things. From terrifying to achingly beautiful, you'll want to jump into each and every one of these frames.

Under The Sea

Under The Sea

Photographer Jeff Hester tells his audience that this is what the oceans should look like, but unfortunately the depleted marine life leaves scenes like this to be one in a million. In 1995 a marine park was established to counter the pollution that's been marring the sea and today the ecosystem is slowly returning back to a healthy state.

Sunset In Africa

Sunset In Africa

This woman hand raised this orphan cheetah, and their relationship has blossomed into one of companionship and trust.

High-Flying In Denmark

High-Flying In Denmark

This free spirit paragliding in Denmark is barely a speck when caught flying behind a group of cattle.

Surfing Culture

Surfing Culture

These crushing waves depict how powerful the momentum of the water is when it's pressing against the human form. These locals have grown up on the ocean, but even they realize the power that's behind their activity.

The Tango

The Tango

These tigers weigh double what a human does, and their arm span is frighteningly large. These animals are only cubs, yet their strength could crush a human in moments. Their display of tender bonding would leave you at a complete disadvantage if they shifted their attention to you.

The Traveling Salesman

The Traveling Salesman

This photograph depicts a Vietnamese fisherman selling fish traps. Productivity is also in conjunction with beauty, which is something that we could use as a reminder. It's easy to forget that beauty can lie within the most basic of items and moments.

Summertime Sadness

Summertime Sadness

Found in the Tennessee forrest, these fireflies put on a magical performance. This beauty is product of mating season and is a great reminder that even the smallest of creatures can create a glorious symphony when united.

Jet Setters

Jet Setters

On the coast of Miami, adrenaline junkies can strap on a jet pack and use a mixture of pressure and water to propel themselves into the air for a mini-flight adventure.

Macro Fungus

Macro Fungus

A cool thing about macro photography is it enables you to take pictures of landscapes and portray them in an otherworldly light. This porcelain fungus is one of the many alien-like landscapes that are usually overlooked.

Shadow Box

Shadow Box

Shadows converge in Istanbul. People and nature cast their dark twin onto this brightly lit stone wall. The small scale of space we take up is even more apparent in this photograph.