Using What You Got

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Using What You Got (Photography Tip No:2)

Even a perfect day won’t reliably deliver a usable photo. After freezing various ill-clothed parts of the body I’d rather retain use of – I resorted to the time-honoured Thomson method of Using What You Got.

First up – two handy seagulls.

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Kirkcudbright Harbour needs no assistance to be on the right side of beautiful. Point. Click. Simples.

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Handy heron brings life to otherwise sleepy estuary.

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Bird on rock worth two in bush.

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Taken from cafe window above car-park. Doesn’t get any more cushy than that.

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Then nature hands you a flooded grove beside the layby. Quick pic’ and a bacon sarnie. I wouldn’t say no, thanks guv.

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Glass of rose’ (computer not bi-lingual) leaning on railings on Portpatrick Harbour. Seagull conference optional.

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Before wine takes effect – line up fishing boat with obedient cloud. Nice parking guys. Yes, I know it’s not called parking.

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If you can’t get a ‘perfect’ shot – at least enjoy yourself.

What else is a perfect day for?

Here’s to Using What You Got.

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About largelyhelen

Designer, photographer, writer.
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