Taking a knife to a gun fight

Having a landscape lens when you come up on wildlife is like taking a knife to a gun fight. I chose a landscape lens on a river boat ride knowing full well there would be wildlife while using internal reasoning that I didn’t want to lug around heavy equipment – after all this was a leisure trip.

Guess what… yup, entering a cove there was a troop of monkeys 😂

What did I do?  What any gunfighter would I took the shots knowing I’d gone to a gunfight with a knife.

All we are is dust in the wind so count your blessings and go take more photos.

Do You See What I See…  © PC PHOTO 2017 All rights reserved

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2 thoughts on “Taking a knife to a gun fight

  1. They turned out well! You use what you have and hope for the best.
    I bought a new on the market ultra wide angle lens just before I went on a river cruise in France. I never took it off. Got macro pix of orchids to cathedral shots.
    I took the zoom to Australia and used it once. What a weight in my backpack. Going on a cruise in July to Alaska….

    • Sounds as though you mastered your ultra wide angle lens! That’s half the fun of photography learning to use what you have on the camera at any given moment 😊 Hope you have a stellar cruise to Alaska!!

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