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Photographer Nearly Smashed by Semi While Shooting Foggy Crash

A news photographer on the scene covering a foggy highway crash yesterday had a crazy near-death experience when an 18-wheeler suddenly appeared, lost control, and overturned into the wrecked cars and law enforcement in its path. The photographer's camera managed to capture the entire incident.

This Drone Hovered Dangerously Close to an Airliner Takeoff

A new drone video has emerged that has people shaking their heads. The 2-minute clip shows a drone hovering a short distance away from an airport runway while an Airbus A380, the largest commercial airliner with seating for up to 525 people, takes off and whizzes right past the drone.

Watch a Model Pose with a Crocodile in an Underwater Photo Shoot

Here's a photo shoot you probably shouldn't attempt yourself: photographer Ken Kiefer recently took his wife (underwater model Kimber Kiefer) and two other models into the crocodile-infested waters of the Chinchorro Banks in Mexico for a photo shoot. The goal was to shoot underwater glamour photos of the models right next to the fearsome reptiles.

Drone Pilot Dive Bombs Passenger Jet

A drone pilot has sparked outrage and condemnation by posting a video showing his camera drone "dive bombing" a passenger jet landing at a US airport. The drone came dangerously close to the aircraft during the stunt, which can be seen in the clip above.

Photos Taken on Empty Los Angeles Freeways in the Dead of Night

A decade ago, photographer Matt Logue started creating unusual photos of Los Angeles by using Photoshop to remove all the cars and people from the scenes. His project is titled Empty L.A.

Over the past 2 years, photographer Alex Scott has been shooting similar photos of LA freeways. Instead of using Photoshop, however, he wanders onto the freeways in the dead of night, hunting for brief and rare moments when there isn't a single car in sight.

This Band Photo Shoot Used 18 Pounds of Exploding Fireworks

Here's a photo shoot idea that you probably shouldn't try yourself. Photographer Jake Harsh recently did a wild photo shoot with the electro-pop band Hand of Hearts that involved 18 pounds of fireworks exploding around the three band members. The short behind-the-scenes video above shows what the intense shoot was like.

Human Rig Shot: Photographer Shoots a Motorcycle While on Rollerblades

Here's a stunt you probably shouldn't try at home -- unless you've been featured in a GoPro commercial or something. Photographer Matthew Jones recently attempted what he calls a "Human Rig shot." The goal was to shoot a motorcycle zipping down a road, but instead of using a fancy rig or a car, Jones decided to step into a pair of rollerblades.

Photography on Fire: A Trash the Dress Shoot Done with Real Flames

Most portrait/wedding photographers are familiar with "Trash the Dress" sessions. A client, dressed in a gorgeous formal gown is photographed in a location in a less than elegant outdoor location, one usually involving water, and in the process the dress becomes "trashed." It's a fun juxtaposition and it's been popular for some time, but water and mud are one thing...

FIRE is another.

Daredevil Poses for Vertigo-Inducing Pics While Hanging From Great Heights

"Skywalking" is a photo fad that gained quite a bit of publicity last year, and many of the crazy images were created by thrill-seekers in and around Russia.

A Ukranian daredevil who goes by Mustang Wanted is taking the concept one step further: rather than simply climbing to high locations and photographing his feet on the edge, the 26-year-old man poses for portraits while hanging off edges by his arms and by his legs. The concept could be described as, "skyhanging."