The Perfect Shot
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The Perfect Shot

Dinusaur

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In this composite, the photo on the left, dubbed 'perfect shot', was taken by Scottish photographer Alan McFadyen; he spent an estimated 6 years, 4,200 hours, and 720,000 exposures trying to nail the perfect symmetrical shot of a kingfisher diving into its reflection. Whereas the photo on the right of a diving Common Tern was taken by me, spending about an hour by a pond in one windy afternoon when the sun was still high on the sky. Moral of the story: if you don't put in time, don't expect to get the result you hope for.



Shortsighted

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OUTSTANDING! One hour eh? You make me sick, but I'll get over it, especially after I break a few things.


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In this composite, the photo on the left, dubbed 'perfect shot', was taken by Scottish photographer Alan McFadyen; he spent an estimated 6 years, 4,200 hours, and 720,000 exposures trying to nail the perfect symmetrical shot of a kingfisher diving into its reflection. Whereas the photo on the right of a diving Common Tern was taken by me, spending about an hour by a pond in one windy afternoon when the sun was still high on the sky. Moral of the story: if you don't put in time, don't expect to get the result you hope for.
I like your shot too!


Ally

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It's not my fault that GBH doesn't dive ???