Hyewon Kim, a 23-year-old South Korean studying English in the United Kingdom, asked a stranger to take her photo while she was atop the Seven Sisters cliff in East Sussex.
A student was posing for a photograph on the edge of cliffs at Cuckmere Haven when she misjudged a jump for the camera and fell 200ft, an inquest heard on Thursday (October 12).
Recording a verdict of misadventure, Mr Craze said: 'This death is not unique.
Sussex police told the inquest in East Sussex that there were six other photos of her close to the cliffs, The Daily Mail reported.
"Her concentration is not on anything other than what she is doing", Detective Sergeant Tod Stewart told the court.
"The expression on her face is one of enjoyment".
Coroner for East Sussex Alan Craze said of the photo, "She has landed with one foot beyond the cliff edge".
"Every one of the photos shows her looking away from the cliff edge". In south of England she also wanted to visit famous seven-sisters cliffs.
'If people do things which put them in extreme and obvious danger, there is a limit to which they can be stopped'.
Young Choi, 24, revealed in a statement how she was at Seven Sisters when Ms Hyewon, whom she did not know, asked her to take her picture.
Another South Korean witness, Jin Gyeong Jang, said: 'I saw her standing then heard sound of a bang, then she was not there'. "I looked where she was standing and she was not there".
"After 999 call, I call Korean Embassy".
"We discovered the body of a young female, face down".
"I want to express my profound sympathy and condolences to her family".
The death came a day after a major rock fall further along the Sussex coast at Seaford.
"Very sadly, whatever is done by way of signage, we should be lucky if this is the last one".
The cliffs at Birling Gap have experienced possibly the worst coastal erosion in the UK.
"At the time we were having severe risk of cliff falls as well".