Exhilarating Shots of Thrill-Seekers Strolling Atop Skyscrapers

One of our favorite thrill-seeking photographers Tom Ryaboi continues to scale tall skyscrapers, expanding his Rooftopping series with incredibly daring perspectives from up above. The Toronto-based photographer, who has had an inescapable affinity for great heights since he was a toddler climbing his parents' refrigerator, manages to trek to the top of vertigo-inducing towers with a team of like-minded friends and snap beautiful shots of them against the amazing cityscape.

Whether they feature someone dangling their feet from the edge of a building, tip-toeing on the ledge, or hanging from a rail, each image presents a unique, aerial viewpoint of these young adventurers exploring and appreciating their urban landscape. As Ryaboi told us in the past: “Sitting on a roof of a skyscraper in the core of the city, everything slows down, the sounds from the busy streets are muted and the speeding cars and people below become small and inconsequential. What becomes prominent is the sheer beauty of the city, the rising columns from the ground to the sky, the bridges and highways and the rest of the infrastructure that pulls it all together.”

Tom Ryaboi website
Tom Ryaboi on 500px

Pinar

Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at NBC Universal, Penguin Books, and the Tribeca Film Festival as well as many other independent media companies. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies—anything from foreign art house films to mainstream blockbusters.
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