Heights Archive

Oct
12
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The tiny photo booth built into the wall of the Cliffside Plank path on the south peak of Mt Huashan.  Below is a thousand meter drop.

Mt Huashan, China

Huashan is a mountain located  about 120 kilometres east of Xi’an- China’s old capital.  It’s home to some very dicey walking tracks, a really spectacular set of cable cars, a tea house perched on a cliff face and a photo studio with some genuine occupational health and safety issues.

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Sep
12
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Clouds lifting up from the valley at sunrise in Lesotho.

Sani Pass, Lesotho

Sani Pass is a stretch of road on the border of South Africa and Lesotho. The stretch of road between the South African border post and the summit is one of the most treacherous roads I’ve ever come across.

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Sep
06
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Skytree is hundreds of meters higher than any other building in metro Tokyo. the contrast is especially apparent in Sumida which is made up of mostly low-rise apartments.  The tower has an immense presence at ground level that's hard to convey in photographs.

Tokyo’s Indestructible Skytree

2015 led me back to Tokyo. This time I spent most of my time in the district of Sumida in Tokyo’s Northeast.
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Jul
02
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Robert Bösch

Robert Bösch – Mammut 150th Anniversery

Dozens of climbers with red lights mark out the Hörnli ridge route to the top of the Matterhorn to pay tribute to explorer Edward Whymper and his team, which ascended it for the first time 150 years ago.

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Aug
30
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View of Teufelsberg

Teufelsberg, Berlin

There’s something grimly poetic about Teufelsberg- the Devil’s Mountain.

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May
31
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A visitor looks out over Manhattan from the observation deck of 30 Rockefeller Center

Top of the Rock

The view from the top of 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

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May
14
0
Roofing in Russia

Roofing in Russia

A small selection of dizzying photos taken by Russian teenagers in the upper reaches of the Moscow skyline.

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Apr
21
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Another shot of the neon at Pike Place Market after dark.

Seattle II

Some shots in the dark taken in Seattle back in March.

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