Old thread here: http://www.rspb.org.uk/community/chat/f/2542/t/22684.aspx
Because the original thread has, fittingly enough, 'gone bad', it's time for a new 'Bad pics' thread. Here, we celebrate the very worst of our wildlife photography. The subject matter is always brilliant, but the photos are very much not. If it's out of focus, chopped in half, frighteningly under- or over-exposed or terrible in some other way, it belongs here :)
Here's my first (first of many, no doubt) contribution to the new thread, a Goldcrest taken at Barnes yesterday. You need only minor incompetence to take a blurry photo, and the same to take a really under-exposed photo, but to do both in one go requires a special level of cackhandedness.
Going through this years photos and having a tidy up I came across a number of annoyingly bad photos.
These are from March 1st, Upton Park, Poole. Just as I was about to get snowed in for 3 days in the Travel Lodge. Its a lovely park with plenty of interesting stuff
Quick take off....
Something spooked Mr Shoveler
Would that be the headless aerodynamic Marsh Harrier?
Found this one when finally labelling some photos from a trip a couple of years ago. Me too slow or Bird too fast??
And can't remember what it is........
About sums up today LOL was also freezing cold, grey and now drizzling !
a headless male Marsh Harrier
I think I may have posted this before, so my apologies in advance.
A timid robin taking some brave footsteps to feed from a tub of seed. Sadly, camera shake and autofocus doing its own thing made it a poor photo, but ideal for here.
Whilst at Leighton Moss last week I thought I'd come across a rare duck similar to a female Gaganey but it turns out it was Mrs Teal with a feather across her face LOL
Shame about the Kingfisher and Bullfinches but you did manage to get the Wagtail Germain.
It's been a few years since I've spotted a Grey Wagtail in the garden - oh well hopefully it will be back, at least I managed to attempt a photo unlike the Kingfisher I completely missed and the Bullfinches
C in J
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