Photographer Atif Saeed took this photo of a lion moments before it leapt at him.

A Kodak moment if I've ever seen one. (Atif Saeed via Facebook)

There's dedication to your job, and then there's getting face-to-face with a wild lion. The difference between the two is the difference between most photographers and the brave/insane Atif Saeed.

Saeed was taking wildlife photos in a safari park near Lahore in his native Pakistan. He got out of his jeep to snap some pics of this majestic lion, but the big cat heard his camera lens whirring and approached him. The lion came with ten feet of Saeed before leaping at him. The terrified photographer barely had time to get safely back into his jeep. He told the Daily Mail:

Sources: The Daily Mail | Atif Saeed