“If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough!” This quote from the great photojournalist Robert Capa is just as true for nature photography. But how many times do you get your nature pictures downloaded onto your laptop or PC and think something similar? ...
Now, let me just say here for the record, I do have Marie Kondo’s lovely little book ‘Spark Joy’ - I knew I had it somewhere and I found it in one of two cluttered bookcases that were on either side of the partition wall that I took down, once I’d moved the bookcases. At some point in my life, I must have even read some of Marie’s book because, on a carefully bookmarked page, I read the telling phrase “it might come in handy”. Marie is very scathing about this phrase. She says:
“It might come in handy? Believe me, it never will. You can always manage without it. For those embarked on a tidying marathon, this phrase is taboo!”
Recently published in Amateur Photographer magazine, my article explains how peregrine falcons are making a comeback in our towns and cities. They're not easy to photograph, but this blog post gives you some top tips!