Tag: rooftopping

Jul 18, 2013

Exploring Dubai from the Rooftops of Buildings

Exploring Dubai from the Rooftops of Buildings

If you’re interested in urban exploration, rooftopping, cityscapes and/or industrial architecture, the Sifter highly recommends the LiveJournal blog of Vadim Makhorov. Vadim is a talented photographer with a knack for finding vantage points of cities that most people will never experience. That is because him and his friends will ascend tall buildings and structures…

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Mar 26, 2013

Don’t Look at these Photos if you’re Scared of Heights

Don’t Look at these Photos if you’re Scared of Heights

Mustang Wanted is a daredevil athlete from Kiev, Ukraine. On his website he releases heart-stopping photos and videos of himself climbing and hanging off of extremely high surfaces without the use of ropes or safety harnesses. The activity has become known as rooftopping or skywalking, a blend of death-defying stunts and photography that has…

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Mar 20, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Edge of Insanity

Picture of the Day: The Edge of Insanity

THE EDGE OF INSANITY Photograph by Joe McNally | http://www.joemcnally.com Earlier this week, internationally acclaimed photographer Joe McNally posted a heart-stopping photo to Instagram, saying: “My old battered shoes climbed the worlds tallest building today. What an amazing structure! Tweeting from 820 meters straight up!” The photograph was taken well above the…

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Jan 29, 2013

Dramatic Rooftopping Captures by Aurelie Curie

Dramatic Rooftopping Captures by Aurelie Curie

Aurelie Curie is an urban and industrial photographer. On Flickr she has an incredible photostream of urban exploration (or Urbex) and rooftopping photos. ‘Rooftopping’ is a niche of Urban Exploration that involves scaling the roofs of tall buildings (usually without permission). In the series below you can see the dramatic photos that can result…

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Mar 21, 2012

25 Death-Defying Photos by Vadim Makhorov

25 Death-Defying Photos by Vadim Makhorov

South Bridge, Kiev | Photograph by Vadim Mahorov @ dedmaxopka.livejournal.com Russian photographer Vadim Mahorov goes to death-defying heights for the perfect shot. While the thrill of scaling buildings, towers and monuments is part of the allure, the dramatic aerial landscapes Vadim captures are absolutely breathtaking. Although many are quick to lump Vadim with…

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