Jonathan Briley

Photo Of The Day

Photographer:  Richard Drew.

Photographer: Richard Drew.

Falling Man

In the picture, he departs from this earth like an arrow. Although he has not chosen his fate, he appears to have, in his last instants of life, embraced it. If he were not falling, he might very well be flying. He appears relaxed, hurtling through the air. He appears comfortable in the grip of unimaginable motion. He does not appear intimidated by gravity?s divine suction or by what awaits him.

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