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John Francis Peters’ Book “Falling” is a Unique Study of Cliff Jumping

December 23, 2016

By Conor Risch

© John Francis Peters

John Francis Peters found a visual interpretation of cliff jumping that “lent itself to this idea of falling into a void.”

Cliff jumping is an act frequently associated with the daring of youth and the bliss of summer. If there is a hunk of rock somewhere overlooking a deep-enough body of water—ocean, river, lake or quarry—you can rest assured that on warm days there will be young people gathered there leaping, diving or otherwise chucking themselves into it. Those who’ve gone...

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