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Model poses on terrifying cliff spire in the scariest glamour photo shoot you will ever see

With a huge flowing dress acting almost like a sail in the strong winds, a model has braved one of the most daring and nail-biting photoshoots you will ever see.

Kristina Marie Folcik-Welts teetered on a cliff spire as gusts threatened to blow her off.

Kristina even had to camp on the spire at The Eaglet in Franconia Notch, New Hampshire, USA, overnight in preparation for the breathtaking shoot, which took place over two days.

But even though it looks terrifying, photographer Jay Philbrick made sure she was securely fastened to the rock at all times.

JAY PHILBRICK PHOTOGRAPHY/ CATERS NEWS Kristina Marie Folcik-Welts modeling on the top of The Eaglet, New Hampshire
Kristina had to battle strong wind gusts during the shoot
JAY PHILBRICK PHOTOGRAPHY/ CATERS NEWS Kristina Marie Folcik-Welts modeling on the top of The Eaglet, New Hampshire
Kristina had to camp overnight at the spire to prepare for the shoot
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The 62-year-old - who's organised daredevil shoots with his wife Vicki Philbrick for the past 12 years - said: "It was very windy both days, and we were having a hard time managing the dress.

"She couldn't blow off, but we did think the wind would be a problem.

"In the end, some of the most dramatic shots were because of the wind - it worked really, really well."

Jay, from North Conway, New Hampshire, worked closely with mountain guide Marc Chauvin and dress designer Alice Elizabeth Andrews Designs.

JAY PHILBRICK PHOTOGRAPHY/ CATERS NEWS Kristina Marie Folcik-Welts modeling on the top of The Eaglet, New Hampshire
Marc Chauvin on The Eaglet securing everything for the photo shoot
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Jay, of Philbrick Photography, said: "We had five of us to carry all the gear in to the base of the climb but Marc, Kristina, and I were the only ones on the shoot itself.

"The Eaglet session took an afternoon, night and a morning as we wanted to get a pre-dawn shoot.

"We had climbed it before to be sure it was possible to get Kristina up it, along with all the gear."


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