The test of an adventure is that when you are in the middle of it, you say to yourself, "Oh, now I've got myself into an awful mess; I wish I were sitting quietly at home." And the sign that something is wrong with you is when you sit quietly at home wishing you were out having lots of adventure. -Thornton Wilder

The nice thing about being confused is you get a chance to notice things a lot better than if you knew where you were going.

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.

Monday, July 11, 2011

#59


I took 67 shots of this fellow before he got tired of these flowers (or me) and buzzed off to find new nectar prospects. This was the only image (#59) that was worthy of posting for Macro Monday. Thank goodness someone invented digital cameras. I'm liken my new macro lens.


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14 comments:

  1. Nice one, you must be sitting down waiting for that perfect moment with the new lens.

    Do you dump the other 58 photos?

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  2. too funny! thanks for hanging in there (and the bee too) to get us to #59... :)

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  3. Wow. What patience to snap so many photos! This one is a keeper though...good job!

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  4. Well done John!
    I'm sure Sinbad is proud of you. ;-)

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  5. Well it was worth 67 shots to get this one - great capture!

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  6. Well it was worth 67 shots to get this one - great capture!

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  7. Мне нравится ваша работа! Продолжайте искать у вас всё получится!

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  8. All your attempts were worth the effort. Fantastic macro!

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  9. well it was worth it. someone recently admonished me for taking so many shots of the same thing. I guess I do it because I keep thinking the next one will be better, or "the one". then when I get home and upload them I see that there's little variance in the photos, that most likely two would have sufficed. but it isn't like I'm wasting film or anything. that's the beauty of digital, as you say. when you're capturing something like this that's moving around though, it makes sense to keep shooting away, you just never know what you're going to get. I love this hover action. he's very cool.

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  10. I also take about 100 shots just to find out later that only one or two is worth of posting. The one you posted is more than great! Definitely worth all 67 shots.

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  11. How'd you get him to freeze so you could take his picture? Haha.

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