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QuietOne
11-11-2013, 01:11 AM
Mike had my old camera with him. He got a surprise visitor. She wasn't sitting still long, so I only got a half dozen shots total.

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Mad Aussie
11-11-2013, 02:30 AM
Love the title for these.

Rich Z
11-11-2013, 03:44 AM
A great surprise and you didn't miss it. I love getting lucky. Nice work; Rich

aubintbay
11-11-2013, 12:23 PM
Ha! Love the title! The right place at the right time!

Jim Scrimger
11-12-2013, 11:15 AM
Luck and nice shooting

casil403
11-12-2013, 04:32 PM
Well done and super catch on both these Q1!

QuietOne
11-15-2013, 11:18 PM
Thank you. I was hoping for an angle that would get both aviators in focus, but she took off when Mike couldn't maintain his position any more.

asnow
11-19-2013, 06:49 PM
I hope Mike got some tips from the real aviator. He can then say "a little bird told him"

QuietOne
11-20-2013, 11:24 PM
He's been flapping his arms really hard, but it doesn't seem to be working :) Maybe he didn't listen closely enough.

Mike Bons
11-21-2013, 10:38 AM
Love it! I always love these kind of moments.

QuietOne
11-23-2013, 01:37 PM
Thank you, Mike. Some of my best pictures have been accidental, so I agree with your sentiment.

Hillbillygirl
12-14-2013, 05:55 AM
Really like that first one with the Crossbill perched on the camera and Mike smiling. Really shows some interaction between the two.

QuietOne
12-14-2013, 03:31 PM
That was one of the first ones. He was tickled, and was hoping I could get some better ones. She hopped on his hat, but didn't stay more than a second or two, and I just couldn't keep up with where she moved next.

JAS_Photo
12-14-2013, 06:42 PM
Those are awesome! The first one is a real moment which totally outweighs perfection. :)

QuietOne
12-16-2013, 04:32 PM
Thank you, JAS.

Marko
12-17-2013, 10:31 AM
Missed these - So cute! 1st one for me as well.

QuietOne
12-17-2013, 11:06 AM
Thanks, Marko. Some good results from grabbing the camera and just driving. That'll teach Mike to announce he's feeling grumpy.