Malibu Jump!

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    My mom came out to visit me this week, and yesterday we went on a drive up to my favorite lookout spot in Malibu. When I saw this cliff perched above the ocean and clouds I knew I had to take a shot out there, so I handed my mom the camera, gave her a quick tutorial on how to focus, and against many objections sent her down the road to shoot me as I climbed out.

    She was doing pretty well with it until I told her I wanted to do a jump shot.

    "Hey I'm gonna jump, ready?"
    "Oh no you're not!"
    "Okay cool. One..."
    "Don't you do it!"
    "Two and a half..."
    "How do I focus again?"


    ► ♫, Love*2*Snap, and 24 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Love*2*Snap 45 months ago | reply

      Dang! awesome

    2. limallian 45 months ago | reply

      this photo is great- and love the story too!

      you should send it to ( we'd love to hear your jumping story and feature your jump on our website! "we have found that jumping leads to laughter..." - this has been our motto for the past three years as we've collected people's stories and photos of their jumps from around the world...


    3. GoodMolecules 45 months ago | reply

      Ha! nice jumper! and major kudos for your Mom to be able to scold and to shoot at the same time. Great story and image. Cheers.

    4. rward2008 45 months ago | reply

      This is excellent.

    5. ferpectshotz 45 months ago | reply

      great wonderful capture!!
      Congrats on Explore

    6. andreas_schneider 45 months ago | reply

      Great capture. EXPLORE is well deserved.

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    7. Chad McDonald 45 months ago | reply

      Stunning Work! Congrats on Explore! Well Deserved!

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    8. aljpri 45 months ago | reply

      Awesome tone and details
      Wonderful interesting shot

    9. wkarz 45 months ago | reply

      Congrats! You made Photo of the Day: (could you please add a map for the photo so that we can add it to our Flickr Photo of the Day group)

    10. The FP Photography 45 months ago | reply

      This is so great. I love the scenery. I am a huge fan of jumping shots. Well done.

    11. Rowena R 45 months ago | reply

      Sounds exactly like my mom! What a trooper though :) And I'm extremely jealous that you were in Malubu. I'm going to get myself a beachouse, a pink jeep, and a yellow lab that wears sunglasses and live out there!

    12. hynes.jane 45 months ago | reply

      Yikes ! This shot give me the "willies".
      Great shot momma!

    13. hulk_of_poop 45 months ago | reply

      Great jump! I'd shiver of fear up there... XD

    14. Eva Mijalkovic 45 months ago | reply

      SO cool. Nice work!

    15. freeplaylife 45 months ago | reply

      epic :)
      Your photos are amazing, even without commentary. But I'm always glad you take time to set the stage or share a story like this ;)

    16. 45 months ago | reply

      Good stuff!

      Congrats on being Explored!

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