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Passed Missed Shots

Postby maverick » Tue Feb 22, 2011 4:03 pm

To my fellow backpacking photographers,

Over the years technology has changed photography affording us opportunities that
where once not possible for example HDR, exposure blending, higher iso's to name
just a few.
Also as one become more experienced/skilled in ones craft he/she can fall back on
various techniques learned thru the years.
Can you think back to 1 or maybe 2 shots that immediately come to mind that would
have been a fabulous shot had you had these advancements, and /or experience at
the time?
If yes, where, please describe the scene, and will you, or have you been back to
recapture it, and if yes, were you successful?
HST= Wilderness Adventurer who knows no bounds, except for their own imagination.

Have a safer backcountry experience by using the HST ReConn Form 2.0, named after Larry Conn, a HST member: http://reconn.org



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Re: Passed Missed Shots

Postby oldranger » Tue Feb 22, 2011 7:38 pm

Most of my missed shots are due to having the wrong lens on the camera at the time I have to shoot fast. For 99% of my shots a wide angle tele works great. But for the surprise wildlife photo it is not so good. I remember on one trip I was determined not to miss an opportunity for the wildlife photo. So every time I wanted to do a landscape photo I took off the long tele put on the wide angle tele, took the shot, then took off the wide tele, and put on the long tele. Of course I didn't see a single animal or bird to take a photo of. At that point I decided not to get too serious about photography and leave serious photography to those poor souls who can't fish. :D

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Re: Passed Missed Shots

Postby Hikin Mike » Wed Feb 23, 2011 12:55 pm

oldranger wrote:Most of my missed shots are due to having the wrong lens on the camera at the time I have to shoot fast. For 99% of my shots a wide angle tele works great. But for the surprise wildlife photo it is not so good. I remember on one trip I was determined not to miss an opportunity for the wildlife photo. So every time I wanted to do a landscape photo I took off the long tele put on the wide angle tele, took the shot, then took off the wide tele, and put on the long tele. Of course I didn't see a single animal or bird to take a photo of. At that point I decided not to get too serious about photography and leave serious photography to those poor souls who can't fish. :D

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I guess that why I don't fish...LOL! :lol:
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Re: Passed Missed Shots

Postby oldranger » Wed Feb 23, 2011 3:33 pm

mike

It is lucky we don't all do the same thing in our lives. Your "Blue Layers" is one of my all time favorite photos.

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