Inches from death: Daredevil photographers go swimming with hot lava!
Some people say that photographers are extra crazy, however I believe it is simply a universal “thrill-seeker” aspect of society. Some people like to play it safe, and some people are just plain nuts.
First and foremost, I want to encourage all photographers, and thrill-seekers in general, to BE SAFE out there! No thrill, no photograph, is worth your life. In the past few months alone, I can recall photo-related deaths involving drowning, falling, and a grizzly bear. So please, be safe people!
Click here to read the full article. Feel free to share your own experiences / thoughts! I don’t know about you, but even my most scary encounter with “the elements” pales in comparison to this!
“Too Close For Comfort” – Matthew Saville, 2007
(Nikon N65, Nikon 24-85 AFS-G, Fuji Provia Slide Film)