Posts Tagged ‘jumping’

‘Gravity’ Takes Jumping Photography to Artistic New Heights, Captures the Joy of the Jump

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Lithuanian-born photographer Tomas Januska quite literally leaped into his final project as a photography student at the University of East London. It’s called Gravity, and it’s a photo series that captures and freezes joyful men and women as they float in the air mid-jump.

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Incredible: National Geographic Introduces You to Whisper, the BASE Jumping Dog

GoPros seem to have captured every activity known to man, but this is the first time we’ve ever seen a dog fly. The footage is part of a National Geographic feature on adrenaline junkie Dean Potter, who brings his dog Whisper along for every crazy ride. Read more…

Action-Packed Photos of Parkour Athletes Leaping From Place to Place

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Andy Day is a London-based photographer who specializes in shooting parkour and freerunning. In case you’ve never heard of it before, parkour is an activity in which participants (called “traceurs”) move fluidly through urban landscapes by running, climbing, and jumping across/through/on obstacles, getting from one place to another through the most efficient route possible using only their bodies.
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Dreamlike Self-Portraits of a Girl Floating, Falling, and Flying

21-year-old Kylie Woon hasn’t been doing photography for very long, but in the two short years since she started dabbling in the medium, her surreal images have already become widely popular online. Her project Surreal-ity features beautiful dreamlike self-portraits in which she is seen floating and flying in all kinds of beautiful locations.
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Multiple Exposure Photo of Tombstoning

Tombstoning” is what people in the UK call jumping into water from a cliff upright and feet first, like a tombstone. If you have a friend gutsy enough to do this, try shooting multiple exposures as they’re falling and combine them into a single image. Photographer Alastair Sopp captured the beautiful image above of a nameless daredevil jumping from a 100 foot cliff into 20 feet of water (yikes!).

(via The Mirror via The Online Photographer)


Image credit: Photograph by Alastair Sopp and used with permission