Many people go to daredevil extremes just for an adrenalin rush, but photographers try out reckless stunts with another motive in mind—capturing the perfect photo. These photographers have followed the thrill seekers who jump out of helicopters, scale cliffs, and launch themselves off of ski jumps. They put their lives on the line for awesome shots, and this collection of photos shows why they risk their safety for their art. We've gathered photos of wild feats of bravery for the sake of photography. Check out our list of The Craziest Extreme Sports Photographs on Flickr, and feel the thrill from the safety of your home.

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