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DON’T PANIC

 

If I wait for perfect conditions someone will park a truck in the view. The most I have waited in the rain for conditions to improve was five days. The picture wasn’t worth waiting for and isn’t in this book.
— Bob Croxford said that

15 Comments

a penny for your thoughts?

Harryreply
April 27, 2019 at 9:22 pm

I was standing at an overlook, with my camera on a tripod pointing at a bright orange foliaged hillside in the smokey mountains. a guy came up to me and asked “are you tracking a bear?” I replied, “no, i’m waiting for the clouds to move so that the orange is uniform across the hillside.” “Wow,” he said, “you must take some really great pictures.” I stood there for over an hour, and clicked maybe 4 or 5 times, and one of them was the best shot of my long weekend in the park.

Martine Girardreply
April 27, 2019 at 9:26 pm

C’est un véhicule inhabituel pour moi.

Bill pbhillipsreply
April 28, 2019 at 7:24 am

For most of us we take what is there when we are there. That is why we are not pros

Nicolas Amherdreply
April 28, 2019 at 9:24 am

Ouverture entre de la jeeep et vue au travers de la route très bien vu
Belle soiré
Nicou

tatar@yreply
April 28, 2019 at 12:40 pm

Magnifique ce point de vue.

Willemreply
April 28, 2019 at 1:39 pm

But well spotted and photographed.

Elizabeth Buckalewreply
April 28, 2019 at 9:38 pm

That is where the best photography can come from – planning….

Ginniereply
April 29, 2019 at 12:40 am

HA! Five days! I suppose if you were paying for the stay, like on vacation, that would be a real bummer, unless you really like rain, as I do!

Elaine Kreply
April 29, 2019 at 4:06 am

i think that five day wait in the rain for a picture is a symptom of a larger problem lol

Annereply
April 29, 2019 at 9:08 am

Great JUXTAPOSITION of quote and image!

Ayushreply
April 29, 2019 at 8:23 pm

photographers are indeed tested for patience a lot, Sherri.

Stevereply
April 30, 2019 at 5:44 pm

Ha ha, a cool shot. I don’t think I would wait for five days, in the rain, to get a photo. I would shoot it in the rain.

grouserreply
May 1, 2019 at 4:53 am

That’s life Bob 🙂 Well seen

Dianereply
May 2, 2019 at 7:56 pm

What an incredible pairing and, not only that, but I’m amazed at the quote you DID find! Now that either takes extraordinary research skills or great recall. I’m impressed!

Martine Liboutonreply
May 9, 2019 at 3:28 am

J’aime beaucoup l’ambiance de ta photo

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