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Originally posted by KentuckyTJ:
Great buck and one of the very finest hero shots I have ever seen! Top shelf congrats Brother!

Thanks Kentucky, I learned by listening to those who are in the business of writing about/promoting bowhunting, like TJ Conrads & Don Thomas ~ each of which who've written much on the subject over the years.

Taking quality field photos isn't something you rush thru either...for quality shots we should consider:

- the background (in the wild is best)
- clean the animal & mouth area of blood
- stick its tongue back in
- plenty of light & flash - even during daytime (which I forgot this time)
- photographer kneels & sits for various shots
- and from different/multiple positions
- takes LOTS of photos ("film" is cheap these days given digital cameras)
- get close to the subject, minimize the scenery

Those are the top tips I consider. Of course, practicing helps too, but getting those photo sessions creates a whole bunch of other discussions, dosen't it! [jumper]

"You never can tell the depth of the well by the length of the handle on the pump." ~ Jim Willis...Test pilot & horse trainer extraordinaire

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Jerry Jeffer
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Nice buck, congrats!

I will give thanks to the LORD because of his righteousness and will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.

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Great Buck. Congrats!


You'll live longer!

Charlie Janssen

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