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Surprising Opportunities

Your yard is filled with MANY amazing and surprising photo opportunities. Just recently, I was surprised by a herd of deer moving through my yard. I live in a suburban area, with enough development that I found their presence surprising. But I got my camera, put on the right lens, and rushed out. I placed myself right in their path and waited. I snapped pictures until a loud truck scared them off. I could have missed the deer had I not been paying attention. I’m glad I was because I got a few amazing moments with some very relaxed deer and some great pictures!


Holiday Specials from Hunt’s Photo (Gabby)

Hello All –

Check out the following specials from Hunt’s Photo and Video for Christams and holiday gifts.

Also, contact Gary Farber at digitalguygary@wbhunt.com with any special needs or requests for equipment. He’ll be sure to help you!
– Gabby


Dear Readers –

The new issue of Nature’s Best Photography Students is up online at http://www.naturesbeststudents.com/. Check it out! You can also enter our new online photo contest for FREE. Enter up to 20 images at www.naturesbeststudents.com/takeaction. More soon!

See below for a few new photos from South Africa!

–  Gabby

Curing Photographer’s Block (Johan)

Sorry that I haven’t posted lately, but I’ve had photographer’s block for a while. 😦 It seems that many of us suffer from this at one point or another, but here is a great article at LensRentals.com on how to break photographers block. And here are a few other tips to solve this disease.

  • Use the old trick of confining yourself to a 10×10 foot square for an hour.
  • Choose a project and try to make 50, 100, or more (set a goal) good photos of the subject you choose. For example, you could choose lighthouses, elk, spiders, etc. Be prepared to spend a lot of time on your project.
  • Some photographers start a “photo-a-day-for-a-year” blog. You can get started at Blogger.com

Anyway, have fun shooting!

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