Skydiving Photographer Shares the Joys and Challenges of Aerial Photography

Combining passions can be a good way to renew interest and ward off moments of staleness. Just ask Juan Mayer, who–after years of photography–developed a love of skydiving. Rather than split his time between his interests, he decided to combine the two, resulting in some incredible skydiving photography:

Now a professional skydiving photographer, Mayer takes the term helmet cam to a whole new level, mounting two DSLRs, including a Nikon D5300, to the top of his helmet.

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Mayer mounts two DSLRs to his helmet.

He produces images like the ones you see below.

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“It’s more exciting, more challenging…. It took me many years to start doing [skydive] photos, because it’s not easy…. I would like to do it forever.”

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