These days it feels like everyone is a supermodel, well, at least on Instagram. There doesn’t seem to be a single bad photo out there. It’s like everyone is able to snap flawless selfies in a heartbeat. But like everything else on social media, it’s nothing more than an illusion. In reality, these seemingly perfect photos took many hours to shoot, or the people on the photo had to contort a certain way.

In fact, if you ask anyone, they’ll tell you that there’s a very interesting, and in some cases, funny story behind their Instagram pictures. So check out these photos and tell us your favorite.

1. Sometimes, in an attempt to get the right shot, you have to do things that leave you drenched.

2. The effort it takes to get a great photo often takes more than one individual to get the job done.

3. In some cases, getting the right photo requires a great deal of team effort, but it’s worth it.

4. To look like a Instagram model, you have to have people willing to lie down for you.

5. Sometimes you have to multiply life by the power of two in order to get the right shot.

6. You know that it has to be love when you have a boyfriend who is willing to do this for you.

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