Sunday, January 28, 2007

Easy like Sunday morning... Part 2

Today's weather reminds me of winter in Perth (except for the part where you freeze your nuts off). Gloomy, rainy, and generally sombre. But Kantalensa and I braved it and went to Tasek Lama to capture some extreme rock-climbing action. The great thing about this sort of weather, the light is fantastic. Not too harsh and not too dark.

We met Skipper Zack (first pic) on the way in, and he was kind enough to extend his, and his troop(?)'s hospitality to us. So Kantalensa covered the event from 8 metres above while I was happy to cover it at ground level heheh.

Anyway, this is the first time I've seen rock-climbing in real life and I'm awed by the skills of these climbers. Thanks also to Tya (second pic), who was Zadm's source on the event.

Oh, and there was also a flying fox set-up and in between shooting the rock-climbing, I managed to get a few good shots of the flying fox (fourth pic), so I'm whistling away happily ;)

Click HERE for the video slideshow.
Kantalensa contemplating the height of his ascent
Tya in action
Casual chit-chat 8 metres above sea-level
Flyiiiiiiing Foxxxx!


da missus said...

Love the flying fox shot n the video slide show... ehem.... nda payah cakap lah!!!

Kantalensa said...

Bro, ani yang mahal ni, komen da missus ani. Let me share ma missus reaction when she saw me processing the rock climbing images. She asked "Gambar apa nie?" I said "Gambar urang rock climbing tadi". Before I even finish da sentence, she was already watching da tv. Hahaha, talk about not sharing same hobby.

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