Amateur photographer plunges to his death while trying to capture the perfect sunset.

Amateur photographer plunges to his death while trying to capture the perfect sunset.
Amateur photographer plunges to his death while trying to capture the perfect sunset.

A tragic story like his comes along every now and then, highlighting the risks some photographers are willing to take in order to get their shots. Luke Traynor from the Mirror reports:

"Gerry Coyle, 65, was trying to snap idyllic sunsets when he scaled the 3,500ft Mount Snowdon - the highest peak in England and Wales.The enthusiastic snapper set up his tripod to capture the stunning scenery as he reached the end of a two week photographic tour of Britain's west coast.But an inquest heard on

Thursday how he fell 150 metres off a path as he tried to take in the sunset.His tripod and camera was found on the mountain - but his body was not discovered for six months in a deep gulley.The inquest heard climbers eventually stumbled across his abandoned tripod and camera a long way from the well used tourist path."

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