The Jump

Category: Spontaneous Moments


Photo and caption by Erlo Brown

The sun is setting quickly over the cold Atlantic Ocean. I wanted to photograph myself jump off the cliff with the golden sky in the background. I set my camera up on a tripod and readied one strobe on the cliff. I asked a friend to press the button as I made the leap. It took about five attempts before I was satisfied with the photograph. The cold water left me shivering, but the photo is worth it.

Location: The Kelders, Western Cape, South Africa


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