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Smiling woman dressed in outdoor winter clothes holds a large, old-style camera

Anything to Get the Shot: Precarious Positions

Posted by: Kristi Finefield

Photographers sometimes get into the most precarious positions to get that perfect shot. The humorous drawing (below left) was apparently part of the White House News Photographers Association banquet in 1923, perhaps poking fun at the contortions necessary to snap an elusive photo. (The unidentified photographer whose head has been pasted on was perhaps one …