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Your talk about the difficulty of getting a good wildlife photo reminded me of this story from a year or two ago, managed to find an article, here is an excerpt - Alan McFadyen, who has been an avid wildlife photographer since 2009, just captured a photo that he has spent 6 years trying to get. By his count, it took him 4,200 hours and 720,000 photos to get a perfect shot of a kingfisher diving straight into the water without a single splash. “The photo I was going for of the perfect dive, flawlessly straight, with no splash required not only me to be in the right place and get a very lucky shot but also for the bird itself to get it perfect,” McFadyen told The Herald Scotland. “I would often go and take 600 pictures in a session and not a single one of them be any good. But now I look back on the thousands and thousands of photos I have taken to get this one image, it makes me realise just how much work I have done to get it.”
Toggle Commented Jul 18, 2016 on Wild Life at The Online Photographer
This is only speculation, but I'd think eagles, as predators, would not be caught in groups of 4, but vultures, as scavengers, would be, so I think the turkey vulture guess is most likely correct.
Toggle Commented Jul 18, 2016 on Wild Life at The Online Photographer
I can sympathize, I have some small experience with a situation where someone you thought was a pal becomes angry over what you considered to be a minor difference of opinion. You wonder if you ever really understood them or they you, kind of disturbing when it happens. Maybe we never completely know anyone.
I think there will be some great romantic comedies in the future too. Things are cyclical in Hollywood, and after a period of years with a fairly significant percentage of weak romantic comedies (most of them starring Matthew McConaughey it seemed), I think it is natural for film makers to take breather and regroup. Eventually someone will write/produce a snappy funny intelligent romantic comedy and the genre will be revitalized. Lets hope so anyway. Of course, I'm still hopeful of the western being restored to life too.
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Don't worry about Fox news not giving him enough credit, Obama gave himself plenty of credit ("at my direction" etc.).
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