A gyro stabilizer, radio-triggered strobes and a 10-second parachute lesson were elements in our photographer's all-digital adventure.
By John B. Carnett
Posted 07.31.2003 at 12:36 pm 0 Comments
My subjects were falling backward from an airplane traveling 110 mph; I had just one chance. In the second my strobe lights would need to recover, the jumpers would fade to specks. Here, I caught Jari Kuosma of the BirdMan wingsuit company and two buddies leaping from a Skyvan I'd rented for the purpose.
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