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    Re: Crazy Grand Canyon Photographer Leaps Across 8ft Gap

    One slip an it will look like the old roadrunner cartoon. 8)


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    Re: Crazy Grand Canyon Photographer Leaps Across 8ft Gap

    "capt.hrod" wrote:
    One slip an it will look like the old roadrunner cartoon. 8)
    Per Prophets post, it sounds like the pic is a fake.......

    "Prophet" wrote:
    http://www.snopes.com/photos/natural/canyonleap.asp (see pic. on site)

    ...The area shown is a popular photographic spot in the Grand Canyon, for the very reason demonstrated above:
    if a photographer frames his picture just right, he can make it appear that his subject is leaping across a yawning chasm...

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    Re: Crazy Grand Canyon Photographer Leaps Across 8ft Gap

    This maybe faked.. however there is no doubt that some photographers will do stupid things in order to get 'that picture'. Sure snowinapril knows a few like that.. lol
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    "AngloVike" wrote:
    This maybe faked.. however there is no doubt that some photographers will do stupid things in order to get 'that picture'. Sure snowinapril knows a few like that.. lol
    This one definitely is as Prophet pointed out.

    http://www.snopes.com/photos/natural/canyonleap.asp

    But yes, people will do stupid things. For them we have the Darwin Awards.

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    Re: Crazy Grand Canyon Photographer Leaps Across 8ft Gap

    "Prophet" wrote:
    http://www.snopes.com/photos/natural/canyonleap.asp (see pic. on site)

    ...The area shown is a popular photographic spot in the Grand Canyon, for the very reason demonstrated above:
    if a photographer frames his picture just right, he can make it appear that his subject is leaping across a yawning chasm...
    Nice find Prophet, that teaches me for believing everything I read in the papers.

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    Re: Crazy Grand Canyon Photographer Leaps Across 8ft Gap

    "scottishvike" wrote:
    "Prophet" wrote:
    http://www.snopes.com/photos/natural/canyonleap.asp (see pic. on site)

    ...The area shown is a popular photographic spot in the Grand Canyon, for the very reason demonstrated above:
    if a photographer frames his picture just right, he can make it appear that his subject is leaping across a yawning chasm...
    Nice find Prophet, that teaches me for believing everything I read in the papers.
    You can still believe most everything you read in the papers. Seriously!
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