Author S.J. Brown has a few words to say about “the one that got away.” A nice read by a talented writer/photographer on Writing Wranglers and Warriors.
By S. J. Brown
Wildlife photographers have been getting a bit of extra exposure lately through television commercials and also after a biting letter to some individuals who are occupying a wildlife refuge. I would like to join the ranks of those photographers who have shared what it is really like to photograph wildlife.
Yes there are easy shots we take at parks and zoos where the critters are accustomed to people
Then there are other shots we work for. This is when a photographer needs more than just skill knowledge and a bit of luck. Wildlife photographers need to be passionate about what they do. You need to ask yourself how bad do I want these images, what are my chances of getting the shots, and how can I increase my chances?
I traveled from West Virginia to Maine in hopes of getting a few photographs of a moose…
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