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Posts Tagged 'photos'

Brilliant Photos Taken on Photographic Trips

Friday, May 18th, 2012
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The world is your oyster. If launching yourself over an angry waterfall is what floats your canoe, then by all means paddle on! If climbing 70 feet above ground-level on a sheer cliff face is your idea of a good time, then climb away! Whatever crazy-ass adventure you decide to go on, just remember one thing. Pack a camera! Each destination has its very own unique appeal, and therefore has the opportunity to transform itself into one of those photographic trips. National Geographic has an 'Extreme Photo of the Week' section on their website, and the submissions are so great, they make that big wall in China look like a Japanese room divider.

10 Extreme Photos from Photographic Trips:

(Thanks National Geographic!)

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Above photo: Paragliding Bazaruto Island, Mozambique - Photograph by Jody MacDonald

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Above photo: Biking on Table Mountain, South Africa - Photograph by Nick Muzik

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Above photo: Big-Wave Surfing Jaws, Maui, Hawaii - Photograph by Zak Noyle

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Above photo: Climbing Idiot Wind, San Rafael Swell, Utah - Photograph by Tobias Macphee

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bove photo: Kayaking Toketee Falls, Oregon - Photograph by Charlie Munsey

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Above photo: Abu Dhabi Adventure Challenge - Photograph by Monica Dalmasso

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Above photo: BASE Jumping Utah's Ancient Art - Screen capture by Keith Ladzinski

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Above photo: Highlining in Koh Yao Noi, Phuket, Thailand - Photograph by Scott Rogers

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Above photo: Backcountry Skiing Sugar Bowl, California - Photograph by Grant Gunderson

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Above photo: Freeriding Whistler Mountain Bike Park, British Columbia, Canada - Photograph by Robin O'Neill

 

Just because you've got a camera and a buddy that's up for anything doesn't mean you should book the very last airline tickets you'll ever book for him, and go off trying to capture an insane shot like these photographers have. Rather start small. Start with taking photos at family events, then move on to photographic trips to Africa and one day you'll be ready to tackle higher, riskier, scarier terrain...

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Tags: photographic-trips, photography, photos


Awesome Extreme Adventure Photography

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011
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National Geographic has put the graphic back into their name, posting an ‘Extreme Photo of the Week’ on their website for all to see, drool over and wish they were somewhere else other than sitting in front of their PC.

Check out these gnarly photographs:

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Above moment captured by Ryan Foley

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Above moment captured by Paul Bride

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Above moment captured by Lucas Gilman

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Above moment captured by Nick Muzik

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Above moment captured by Michael Clark

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Above moment captured by Mikey Schaefer

Now that I’ve sufficiently lubricated your wanderlust, here’s a nudge in the right direction: Experience an adventure tour of your own.

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Tags: adventure, photography, photos


African Skies: Photo Flair

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011
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On Facebook, we seriously have the most awesome friends. They’re a bunch of down-to-earth, life-loving creatures with mad photo capturing skills. I came across the most beautiful photos taken in Africa and, with the capturer’s permission, have decided to share these moments with you. Inspired by Jojo Ellensohn’s photo album, check out the collection of African skies taken by our Facebook friendlings:

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Photo by Jojo Ellensohn

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Photo by Martijn Van Der Put

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Photo by Gustav Gerdener

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Photo by Tamzyn Degoumois

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Tags: african-skies, botswana-highlights, photography, photos


Photos of Cape Town Stadium - the 2010 World Cup becomes a reality!

Friday, December 11th, 2009
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I had the privilege of going on a tour of the Cape Town Stadium earlier today. I simply had to share these photos. Enjoy....

Cape Town Stadium - panoramic

3 days and counting. The FINAL COUNTDOWN !!!

An impressive view from the 2nd level

Charl Pauw (former SABC news reporter) chats to Ray Gamble - project manager of the Cape Town World Cup Stadium

Workers discuss some of the final touches for the Cape Town Stadium

The semi-translucent outer shell of the stadium is constructed out of a high-tech treated fibre-glass fabric

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Tags: 2010, cape-town, fifa-world-cup, football, green-point, images, photos, pictures, soccer, south-africa, stadium