Fantasy Photographer Extraordinaire Benjamin Von Wong illustrates how he created these stunning photographs from the top of a 45 story building.

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Every child has dreamed of being a superhero

It’s a fantasy we’ve all had at some point. We imagine ourselves standing on the edge of a building, overlooking the city, hair blowing in the wind.

As we get older, we stop dreaming. We stop believing that anything is possible because we’ve seen too much of what isn’t. And that is why I wanted to photograph ordinary people as superheroes?—?so that they could see themselves as they had once dreamed.

I wanted to capture the fearlessness of superheroes – without a green screen or cheap special effects.

The simplest way to make that happen was to place them on the edge of certain death.

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