Sometimes you have to go the extra mile to get the shot that no one else is getting. But just how far is too far? See how these 10 photographers really pushed the limits to capture unbelievable, often nail-biting photos that became viral hits.
I peeked out the window and saw some beautiful birds flying around. I was fascinated by them. Maybe it’s my own naiveté, but I had never realized how active they were in a snowstorm. Those birds, unaware of course, saved my sanity that day.
These photos cover a variety of historical incidents and required the ideal timing, perfect composition, iconic and stirring moments that could just have easily been missed if a vigilant photographer wasn’t present. They each tell a powerful story that continues to have meaning well into the present.
If you think this sort of risk sounds enticing, I would caution you that taking a leap may not be a wise course of action. At worst you could lose possessions, or shelter, your reputation. That’s heavy stuff. Prepare yourself.
In this issue we share stories of motivation and heart to keep you true to your initial idea. With time, and hard work, you can get through the Long Middle. And we hope these articles serve you along the way.
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