Saturday, 19 October 2013

Photographer’s 1 Year Effort to Photograph a Mountain Lion Living in Los Angeles (Video)

This video from Picture Correct demonstrates the importance of patience, particularly in wildlife photography. Next time the circumstances require you to stare through your lens for hours or to return to a site day after day until you finally get the perfect photograph, remember that oftentimes even National Geographic photographers don’t get the shot the first time around… or the second… or the third…

Steve Winter, a seasoned National Geographic photojournalist, is living proof of the value of dogged patience and persistence in photography. He spent one year trying to photograph an elusive mountain lion called P-22 living in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park with the city skyline in the background and another two months to get a photo of the cat with the Hollywood sign. In this video, Winter explains his process of using remote cameras triggered by infrared to make the images:

Follow this link to view this fascinating video:  Photographer’s 1 Year Effort to Photograph a Mountain Lion Living in Los Angeles (Video) – PictureCorrect

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