Lyra on the Rocks

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…Or from the rocks, more accurately. Got to team up with Natalie Keller again for an aerial shoot in Colorado Springs!

King Solomon Falls

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I never get tired of waterfalls. Each one I encounter is a different shape, with unique swirls, tumbles, and mists of its own. They all have their own lovely song and dance.

Abandoned Rails

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Sometimes you are looking for a place, and you find another spectacular place instead. That’s what happened here. We were hiking up to an abandoned train bridge, with thoughts of hanging from the trusses. Well we did find the cool abandoned bridge, and even got in a photoshoot… but not of aerials. As it turned out, there wasn’t a good …

Imogene Pass – Rigging Details

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The usual legal stuff: Rigging off of non-man-made structures (and some man-made) is inherently dangerous. DO NOT rig on tree limbs without consulting an arborist prior.  DO NOT rig on man made objects without consulting a structural engineer prior. Everything discussed here is how we rigged for capturing the images you’ve seen and the rigs DO NOT FIT EVERY SITUATION …

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Bear Creek Canyon – Aerial Rigging Details

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Since this is out first post about how we rig outdoors let start with a couple disclaimers and warnings to get the legal mumbo jumbo out of the way: Rigging off of non-man-made structures (and some man-made) is inherently dangerous. DO NOT rig on tree limbs without consulting an arborist prior. DO NOT rig on man made objects without consulting …

Behind the Scenes: Bear Creek Canyon

Bear Creek Canyon

We’ve decided to give a little behind-the-scenes tour to show you what goes into our rigs. Bear Creek Canyon was the beginning of my project and identity as “Aerialist in the Wild.” So we’ll start there.