Sometimes one can't get outdoors but still want to take pictures of animals and birds.
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For instance, sometimes I can't move too well so I'm confined to a chair by
the window. I have my camera near me on a table, bird feeders about 10 feet from
the window, and a stump set up 3 feet from the window. Sometimes I will have the
camera on a tripod, with a remote cord, set up near the window, prefocused. When a
bird lands on the stump and I know it is in the prefocused spot, I start taking
pictures with the remote cord. Having a camera take can take 5 frames helps, because
sometimes one can get an unexpected good shot or get one out of 5 good shots. It is
not often that I can get 5 good shots in a row because the bird does move around and
end up with a shot with no bird in it, if he is so quick and flies off before the
shot is fired.
I don't think one has to be outdoors to get outdoor shots.
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Juvenile Black-Bellied Plover In Wellfleet On Cape Cod
These little Black-Bellied Plovers were flitting all around the mud flats by the beach at the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary the other day. Phil and I clicked away and got a few good photographs. And then I started to do research and am not sure what they are. I think they are juvenile Black-Bellied Plovers. … Continue reading Juvenile Black-Bellied Plover In Wellfleet On Cape Cod
Pretty Pink Swamp Rose-Mallow Wildflower At Fort Hill On Cape Cod
I have always loved seeing the Swamp Rose-Mallow wildflowers by the beaches in Connecticut and on Cape Cod. We called them “Marshmallows” when we were growing up, even though they come in pink or white. The were abundant around the ponds by the beach. I saw this Swamp Rose-Mallow growing in the crevice of this … Continue reading Pretty Pink Swamp Rose-Mallow Wildflower At Fort Hill On Cape Cod
Low Tide At The Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary On Cape Cod
There is a wonderful hike at the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary where you can go out to the outer beaches, over a boardwalk. But only go at low tide or near low tide or you could get stuck! It was a glorious day last week with a blue sky and beautiful puffy clouds. We hiked … Continue reading Low Tide At The Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary On Cape Cod