Simple Pleasures part 2

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Jump month: #1

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Our first Jump Month attempt (though we have been doing Jump photos for years - robbed the idea off some American photographer of the 50s or 60s who did a book of them)
11th Nov 2007, 13:40   | tags:,,,

mat says:

ach, it's hardly a new idea. Jacques Lartique was up to it back in the early 20th century.

nice photo though. good arm position.

11th Nov 2007, 13:57

arkangel says:

Remarkably unblurred for such an early photo

11th Nov 2007, 14:02

mat says:

well, quite. Experts baffled, etc. Genuinely confusing - film wasn't fast enough to take that shot when it was taken. Yet there it is.

11th Nov 2007, 14:06

arkangel says:

I put it down to string (or wires or whatever)

11th Nov 2007, 14:09

arkangel says:

Or magic

11th Nov 2007, 14:10

nige says:

it's magic, i think :)

everything is a copy of a copy. i did the jump thing last year because i read article online that said it was a guaranteed way to make people smile in a photo. everything just went from there. this year i'm loving Denis Darzacq's La Chute

Denis Darzacq's La Chute

i like this too though.

11th Nov 2007, 14:54

arkangel says:

Now what's that!?! string or magic?

11th Nov 2007, 15:44

nige says:


11th Nov 2007, 16:02

arkangel says:

I found the book I saw all those years ago:
Philippe Halsman's Jump Book:;=books&qid;=1194799956&sr;=1-1

11th Nov 2007, 16:57

Gundosgcu(uoqixk-at-gmail-dot-com) says:

Aloha! kmv

8th Dec 2012, 10:00

Gundoskbu(tibjlh-at-gmail-dot-com) says:

Aloha! ltv

13th Aug 2013, 19:47

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