Rules of Digital Photography
These days, when the opportunity presents itself, I am learning about digital photography as it specifically applies to birds.
This is not impossible, yet I am struggling a bit and getting a tad frustrated. I SHOULD read the manual, take a digital photography course, and ask for advice from my fellow photographers. At this point I have only accomplished the last "should." I peppered my fellow birder/photogs with techy questions during the Space Coast Birding Festival.
So here at BOTB I will share with you some of the rules I have learned the hard way these past few days and weeks.
Do not leave your camera on "burst" mode (multiple images captured in rapid succession) on a cooperative bird/animal/subject. Burst mode is normally used for flight shots and to freeze/capture subjects in motion.
If you leave the camera on "burst" while photographing a cooperative bird, you will end up with this, before you can say "Digital SLR":
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