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Out of excitement upon taking your self-portrait, it seems like you got yourself entangled helplessly with that 10-meter cable release you just bought that it's impossible for you to get out of it now. Spare yourself from this embarrassment and let your toes do the job for you the next time around. How so? read on...

Out of excitement upon taking your self-portrait, it seems like you got yourself entangled helplessly with that 10-meter cable release you just bought that it’s impossible for you to get out of it now. Spare yourself from this embarrassment and let your toes do the job for you the next time around. How so? read on…

SHOOT FROMTHE FEET! by Champi

Or to be exact, shoot with the feet!! Just cock your Horizon, set it and put it on the floor… You will then need to have monkey toes (or better yet, find something to help you press the shutter release button) And that’s it, you’ve been shooting with the feet!! Strange perspectives and awesome self-portraits guaranteed!

It is only yourself (or your own body parts) can push the limit of the potential ability that can define the future of analogue imagery. If you got a tip that you think can be useful – may it be a photographic technique or a camera modification – don’t be too shy to share them to us here.

written by champi on 2008-11-30 in #gear #tipster

7 Comments

  1. graefin
    graefin ·

    great idea!!! I will try this tomorrow at the christmas market with all the people around me!!

  2. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    cool tip

  3. stouf
    stouf ·

    fuuun!!!

  4. ipdegirl
    ipdegirl ·

    I never thought of doing that but since I have monkey toes, I'll have to give it a try. Thanks for sharing!

  5. hanspan
    hanspan ·

    wow a benefit for having odd feet :D

  6. champi
    champi ·

    Thanks to all! And to scapegoat for publishing! That's actually my prefered trick with the horizon! Please make me share when you try it!!

  7. donrafaeli
    donrafaeli ·

    i made a similar photo before looking at this... guess it just came to me. brilliant idea tho.

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