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Photo A Day Experiment (PADE) Day28 - Special

Not much thinking again, for this Special theme I am posting a pic from my collection that first came to my mind reading the Theme.

Inspired by levitating self-portraits of a Japanese photographer Natsumi Hayashi, I tried this picture with a friend at Rangdum, Zanskar Valley.

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  1. Punit!!!!!!!! How??????? Wow!!!!!!!!!

    PS: Clear that you have left me speechless!

  2. @Juztamom, I feel his friend jumped and he clicked the photograph. Simple :)

    I also have a similar photograph with my daughter. :)

  3. Really? It doesn't look that simple to me. Won't there be more movement in the photograph? But if you also managed it then Wow!!

    I don't think I will be able to capture it like this. It looks like he is floating in air!!

  4. Awesomesauce capture. Is this you in the picture or your friend? Looks like you (or whoever is in the photo) is on moon and floating around!
    I have never captured anything like this either. This is one 'Special' shot!

  5. Thanks @Juztamom :)

    Well, it was relatively an easy shot, as @StirYourSouls told. The guy was jumping and I was taking multi-shots at high shutter speed (1/2000 sec) to avoid any motion blur. A good light and normal expression on face are the must needed things to make the photo realistic :)

    I expressed it better when my friend learnt to click it, but then it wasn't my shot :P

  6. Thank you @Ritu KT :)
    He was my friend, and we met for the first time on our Zanskar trip organised by Dheeraj of

  7. Naah Punit I think you are just being modest!! It is a great shot!

  8. *shy* thank you @Juztamom :)
    Well, have you visited Natsumi's page? It's a wonderful photography site..

  9. Yes after you mentioned her. And wow some of the shots don't look real!!!!Amazed!!

  10. This is epic .. so expressive yet so subdued .. hats off


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