01a_Portrait_of_Photographer_George_Steinmetz_in_flight_over_the_Empty_Quarter_in_2004

Steinmetz in his 100 lb. "flying lawn chair."

Steinmetz in his 100 lb. “flying lawn chair.”

Photographer George Steinmetz takes a self portrait with a camera mounted on a pole attached to his shoe while piloting a motorized paraglider. George was on assignment for National Geographic Magazine story about the Empty Quarter of Arabia, and is seen here over Ramlat Mitan. He used the paraglider to get an aerial perspective on the world’s largest sand sea.

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