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10 seconds is never enough
© Mr Lopez, Aug 2010
Route: Traverse of the aiguilles (TD)
Climbers: Mr Lopez
Camera used: Panasonic DMC-TZ65
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Trying to beat the camera timer when trying to replicate Harlin's classic photo in the summit of the Fou http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/misc/gif/case12.gif
In 4 tries this is the closest i got to be standing on the tip...
Mr Lopez - 26/Aug/10Report
That looks absolutely bonkers!
Monk - 26/Aug/10Report
Love it. Clearly loads better than the original. Far more dynamic. And such big air. Banzai!
TonyM - 26/Aug/10Report
Dude - get a friend on www.billynomates.com to take the photo for you.
Gets a 5 in my book - love the dynamics
grumpybearpantsclimbinggoat - 26/Aug/10Report
I think I prefer this to Harlin's picture. Great!
Sean Kelly - 26/Aug/10Report
Ace! Photo of the week......
jon - 26/Aug/10Report
Yeeeehaaaaa!
TheAvenger - 26/Aug/10Report
Wow! excellent!
dek - 26/Aug/10Report
This should get an 11. This should also go global, its awesome.
ChrisJD - 26/Aug/10Report
nice one
Brian - 26/Aug/10Report
Leg it!!
nolan - 26/Aug/10Report
I thought you were talking about base jumping to start with! Excellent shot. Its a rare compliment to get something better than the original.
Dan Arkle - 27/Aug/10Report
Dan: I wish it was, that'd save a horrible descent... I did think it'd be a good spot for Base jumping. Here you can see the ledges above the face http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd137/senorlopez13/base.jpg Any takers?
Mr Lopez - 27/Aug/10Report
Love it, as already mentioned, I prefer tis over the original you were looking to replicate... looks crazy though :-)
Duncan_Andison - 27/Aug/10Report
Mental.
You really do need to borrow the armchair for a while.
walts4 - 27/Aug/10Report
absolutely stunning !!!
cuillinman - 28/Aug/10Report
Congratulations! This photo was chosen as Photo of the Week, based on votes by registered users over the past 7 days.
UKC Photos - 29/Aug/10Report
Brilliant :)
Fester - 29/Aug/10Report
Cosmic. No wonder you soloed this. I can't imagine anyone else wanting anything to do with this madness !! :-)
pneame - 30/Aug/10Report
Wow, how cool is this photo...pretty outrageous, crazy, and really really mental, have a high 5 :D
mr mills - 30/Aug/10Report
you're a lunatic.
This is far cooler than Harlin's classic photo.
duzinga - 02/Sep/10Report
Another classic, this is awesome !
robdan - 03/Sep/10Report
Agree with others, cooler than the original, you may want to try a radio remote next time though! :-)
Blue68 - 03/Sep/10Report
Simply genius.
Freddie 1 - 03/Sep/10Report
Ace Pik!
mfisher - 04/Sep/10Report
Love it! Amazing photo, looks like you couldn't have better weather either!
terrarob - 06/Dec/10Report
I'm surprised no one has yet questioned the authenticity of this shot!
whistler - 27/Dec/10Report
Mr Whistler, you obviously have not met or do not know Mr Lopez..
walts4 - 09/Jan/11Report
Fantastic! It really looks like your trying to tightrope that feint vapour trail!
G Clifton-Sprigg - 07/Apr/11Report
Doesnt look like there was much margin for error in the landing!!!
mgco3 - 03/Jan/12Report
wow thats looks awesome dude
watson.b - 21/Feb/12Report
In B3 boots? Not sore?
Milesy - 25/May/12Report
brilliant pic,even my g-f loves it.....better than if it had a 15 second timer
mark s - 27/May/12Report
One of the best pictures I've ever seen so cool
Jack2222 - 15/Dec/13Report
noice!
ben360 - 30/Nov/15Report
This is awesome! Be careful not to fall off :)
Michael Morrell - 26/Apr/16Report
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