Great moments in Nature Photography
Sometimes my timing is dreadful when I take a photo. These photos show how close, but also how far, I can get from the shot I wanted. None of these pictures have been cropped — I present them to you in all their glory. Seriously though, if your attempts at wildlife photography end up with some debacles like these, then who cares? With digital cameras it costs nothing to just try again!
It’s a bit tricky working out what kind of Corella this is.
I knew this Little Wattlebird (above) was about to take off and so I tried to get a pic of it with its wings spread out in that beautiful late-afternoon light. I guess it didn’t work out so well.
Indian Myna exits stage right. (That’s its right not our right.)
Indian Myna exits stage top.
Less-than-superb photo of a Superb Fairy-wren.
Rainbow Lorikeet. Seriously, did you think this kind of shot only happens rarely?
This was more a case of bad panning than bad timing but it kind of fits the theme. Pacific Black Duck
This White-faced Heron didn’t want to show its face.