this is literally brilliant like ugh just give me a sec to bask in the wonderfulness that happens when you create an awkward/unusual situation and record people’s responses
like the greatest thing is that these people actually seem more comfortable than you usually see when people are being photographed because the photographer has made themselves vulnerable in an important way and
“Three simple rules in life. 1. If you do not go after what you want, you’ll never have it. 2. If you do not ask, the answer will always be no. 3. If you do not step forward, you will always be in the same place.”
Actually! This was a very clever setup by a team of divers in the Arctic, I believe. The person is upside down, their bouyancy belt calibrated just so that they are slightly lighter than water, and able to walk upside down on the ice. In the first segment, when his mask vents, watch the bubbles flow DOWNWARD, which is really the up that we know. Science is really fricking cool!