Sunday, April 01, 2007

What Not To Do When Trying To Take Wildlife Images

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Yesterday was not a very good photo day. Sometimes that will happen.

Heading home we passed a bog in North Sandwich, NH, I spotted what I thought were a few Mallards Ducks. Stopping, getting out the car, without thinking, SLAMMED the car door, hundreds of ducks flew away. Talk about missing a photo opportunity. There was no way I could have taken images from the car but slamming the car door did not help!!!! Sigh. Needless to say I will NEVER do that again!!!


cedarsonny said...

LOL.  I just had to laugh.  I can well imagine your chagrin as the ducks flew away.  When you slammed the door, were your keys still in the ignition?

nhd106 said...

I have way too many pics just like that!  Not too bad...just not "wow".


bendale said...

Wow!! You still have ice up there? I think the second picture is a nice landscape shot, ducks or no ducks.

pharmolo said...

We live and learn, Betty. Pity!

radar446 said...

Ahh, they'll be back and you will be ready for them this time.


stupidsheetguy said...

Awww, better luck next time. I kind of feel a little kindred spirithood here, lol.