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Me on Bow-Shaped Slab - taken by Jon Leighton on a hanging belay
© Jon Leighton, Jul 2010
Route: Bow-shaped Slab (HS 4a)
Climbers: Steve Blake, Jon Leighton
Camera used: Sony DSC-WX1
4*VOTING: number of votes 13
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The red rope looks odd. Is it photoshopped in?
aln - 26/Jul/10
Why would you photoshop in a bloody annoying red line across an otherwise decent photo?
Jamie B - 26/Jul/10
It just looks disproportionally large compared to the blue rope. Great picture otherwise. A trip to Flimston I think.
Lusk - 27/Jul/10
No idea Jamie, it just looks weird.
aln - 27/Jul/10
Yeah, the perspective is weird isn't it? I think we might be getting a bit paranoid about Photoshopping though....!
sjblake - 27/Jul/10
He's using the new 2.5mm Beal Nanorope. It uses nanotubes technology, which NASA want to use to build equatorial space elevators as first postulated by Arthur C Clarke. Steve works for NASA.
Photoshop I ask you, have you ever heard anything so ridiculous?
Jonny2vests - 27/Jul/10
The hanging belay is obviously hanging from the top!
digby - 22/Feb/11
Digby - yeah, not so much a hanging belay as a fixed line I was kind of mooching around on as Steve was learning the ropes (lol - I kill me). His wife was doing the belaying in the normal fashion.
Jonny2vests - 22/Feb/11
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