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Alicia soloing Sunset Slab
Nick Smith - UKC, Mar 2007
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Route: Sunset Slab (HVS 4b)
Camera used: Alicia's pathetic camera
4*VOTING: number of votes 9
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I take it (from the houses in the distance) that this has been 'tilted' a bit?! If not, it looks a hell of a step slab and a very impressive solo...despite you having a harness on! ;)
Fraser - 18/Mar/07
some tilting maybe but the route is pretty much a solo as it only has one peice of gear near the bottom anyway
A Crook - 19/Mar/07
mm, Nick took it and he's the photographer so I'm guessing there's not that much tilting.
alicia - 20/Mar/07
Mmmmm, I'm guessing there is. They don't often build houses 15 degrees off level! Zooming in, you can see it's been 'shopped in places - the tilt was probably generated at the time of taking it.
Time to fess up now.....was it really a solo? Not that it matters - I'm just curious. ;)
Fraser - 31/Mar/07
Yes, it was really a solo...why?
alicia - 31/Mar/07
Sorry, just saw the first bit of your comment. You're right about the tilting, but I had to laugh at your 'knowledgeably' stating that it's been photoshopped--the photo was taken on my camera and I am the one who posted it, and I can't use photoshop to save my life!
alicia - 01/Apr/07
You think that's tilted? /images/dbpage.html?id=23375 and /images/dbpage.html?id=23374 !
I think the wiggly trees make it very hard to get that shot horizontal, see this as another example: /images/dbpage.html?id=63436
Alicia - nice one, good to see you larging it up on the grit as usual.
Fidget - 01/Apr/07
You can blame me for the tilt - it is about 5 degrees off vertical (I don't normally use such a dinky camera), but that hardly misrepresents the climb. It was an impressive solo, but nothing compared to Alicia's onsight lead of Brown's Eliminate half an hour later! :)
Nick Smith - UKC - 02/Apr/07
Sorry if I was being a bit of a plonker. I don't know the route, but saw the background and it semed quite off vertical. (looks a nice route btw)
The PS-comment seemed correct from zomibng in - it definitely looks like someone's been at it in the area I suggested. Must just be a quirky bit of compression that's resulted in the effect - only "visible" when you zoom in .
Those other photos are certainly more obvious!
Fraser - 10/Apr/07
I'm more concerned with the lack of dynanism caught by the photographer. The other picture of Nick soloing, while not as good overall has a much better capture of a 'move'
Al Evans - 02/Feb/08
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