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.
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One more to get things properly underway here. Spawning Pikes are amazing to watch, engaged in a spectacular, sinuous and beautiful aquatic ballet. That's if you're watching them underwater. From above the surface, you'll see a bit of splashing and if you're lucky the occasional glimpse of a fin.
In reply to aiki:
Yoohoo ... found you & by Jove, it all works!!
Many thanks for your poetic signing off in poor broken old thread A & your very humorous start here!
Tears of laughter streaming now at your pics & comments ... an exceedingly worthy first post which sets the bar 'way up there'!!
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In reply to WendyBartter:
Brilliant ! the last threads were wearing out (so to speak !) so glad I don't have to go searching for the last page anymore lol well done Aiki and thanks for saving our sanity .... I hope to contribute to this new thread soon !
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
In reply to HAZY:
Well done, aiki, and so eloquently introduced. I shall have no problem in sinking to the low standards demanded.
I can't remember whether I've shown this one before but in any case it deserves a second showing. Even my best efforts with Lightroom can't resurrect this one.
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In reply to TeeJay:
Thanks, Aiki, and keep 'em coming, Everyone--I always appreciate a good laugh!
In reply to Gardenbirder:
Wonderful (woeful) photo of GR taking off from his mealie dish, snack in beak!
Unicum arbustum haud alit duos erithacos
(One bush does not shelter two Robins)
Zenodotus (3rd Century B.C.)
In reply to monkeycheese:
Snail stuck to outside kitchen window ... don't waste an opportunity ... get macro shot!
Try flash ..... ooooooh, wasn't expecting that!! Lol
Wendy, at least we know what camera you use. Just magic. ROFL
My contribution to cock-up of the day. Hazy told me that the Jay would be back but I messed up yet again.
Oh TJ, you've a long way down to go before you can emulate MC's Robin!!! rofl
True, I think MC has surpassed himself with that one.
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