Snap. Timing is everything.

“Timing has always been a key element in my life. I have been blessed to have been in the right place at the right time” – Buzz Aldrin, American astronaut and the second human to walk on the moon

If you want to surprise or impress your audience, then do it right. Have a look at this video clip from the 1978 BBC documentary Connections.

This is  probably the best-timed shot in television history. And it’s 100% real. Forty years ago, fake news was still an unknown phenomenon. No video manipulation or chroma keying. Presenter James Burke had only one chance to record this scene and to snap the rocket launch…