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Extreme Escape
Photograph by Tomasz Tomaszewski

A paramedic in a Johannesburg nightclub lets go of the pressure of ferrying dead and wounded to city hospitals as he hangs suspended from 16 metal hooks passed through his skin by a body piercer. "It felt like I was flying," said the ambulance worker.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Leica M6
Film Type: Fujichrome Provia 100
Lens: 35mm f/1.4
Speed and F-Stop: 1/8 @ f/1.4
Weather Conditions: Indoors
Time of Day: 3 a.m.
Lighting Techniques: Available light from tungsten lights


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