Stop Creating False Barriers Between You & The Photos You Want to Take [aka Going to the End of the Earth to Get the Shot]

Are you pursuing your personal passions to get the pictures you want, or are you letting…ahem…”too many obstacles” stop you?

Here’s a little inspiration. Using a weather balloon, a Gopro 2, a Multiplex Funjet and some other lo-fi equipment, David Windestål decided to get some first person footage of a trip to space. What he ends up with is an awesome video of the camera’s trip into orbit, and a ton of inspiration for the rest of us. Sure he could massaged the footage and edited differently / better. But whatever. In this post its the spirit that counts. Because truth be told, he’s doing cool shit. And you…?

The takeaway is this: you might not be as handy as David with a soldering iron, but it doesn’t matter, that’s not the point. The point is to stop creating false barriers between you and what you want to be taking pictures of…

Take that project that you’ve pushed off… decided is “too difficult” or “too expensive” or “too [whatever]” and hack into it. If you can find step by step instructions on how to send a camera into space with a couple of mouse clicks, what else might you figure out how to do with a little elbow grease and that good, ol’fashioned get-off-your-ass-and-do-it attitude adjustment?

42 Responses to Stop Creating False Barriers Between You & The Photos You Want to Take [aka Going to the End of the Earth to Get the Shot]

  1. QwesT April 25, 2013 at 9:26 am #

    Not so new…

    • Photoshark May 4, 2013 at 11:29 pm #

      I think you missed the point. It wasnt if this had been done or not, it was about going out and doing something. Having an idea (even if it isnt new) and following through with it. Know what I mean?

  2. Zulhilmi Ghouse April 25, 2013 at 9:30 am #

    Never in my life would I have thought of doing *that*! =D Simply amazing…

  3. Anonymous April 25, 2013 at 10:48 am #

    Thanks Chase

  4. Ken Tan April 25, 2013 at 3:24 pm #

    Wow! Amazing! There is certainly no limit what we can do with our cameras!

  5. Alan April 25, 2013 at 6:13 pm #

    If you have ever thought that the world was flat this is proof that it goes round and round. Once again Man proves anything is possible. This video made my dAY, THNX

  6. Axel April 26, 2013 at 4:17 am #

    Just go for it and work hard, then all goals are reachable!
    The following video also a example that goes into that direction…

    I think Davin also would be a great guest at CJlive, what do you think Chase?

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    I saw this when you posted it last year and I come back to it now and again.

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