Monday, July 1, 2013

Fluke

My theory is if I take enough photos, I will fluke a few decent shots along the way.  This is one of them.  There's a little fantail that flits around chasing insects in the tree outside my spare room window, and bumps into the glass pane a lot.  I couldn't count the number of times I've tried get a photo of it but it is always too fast.  It sees me on the other side of the window pane and disappears.  I was going through my shots, deleting one after the other, then stopped at this one.  I don't know why but I really like it. 


Last week I posted photos of the netball playing grand-daughter.  On Saturday the soccer player asked did I have any photos of her playing.  I said no, I couldn't get close enough and the ball moves too fast for me.  But I gave it a go.


She plays defence and I'd love to get a shot of her right up in the face of her opposition, she is fearless, but this is the best I could do.  


Archer, her best friend ever, is much easier to photograph as he waits for some action in goal.

4 comments:

  1. I fluke a lot of photos, it seems.

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  2. Pauline, the penultimate shot is fine. Just crop in closer. When you have it sussed then could you pop along to the beach volleyball game...the grown ups one please.

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  3. Oh my gosh. It's obviously a long time since I saw Archer!

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  4. I have the same problem with photographing birds. The soccer shots are good.

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