Hepatic Tanager, Female, (c) Photo by Steve Kaye

Why We Take Photos

Why We Take Photos | Aug. 2015

Hepatic Tanager, Female, (c) Photo by Steve Kaye, in post: Why We Take Photos

Hepatic Tanager, Female

Here’s the reason why we take photos.

Someone sent me an e-mail asking if there was any way to improve a “blurry” photo (which was included in the e-mail).

I wrote back a few suggestions.

And she replied with thanks plus a comment that touched my heart. It was, “I laugh each time I see this photo.”

There’s an important message here.

Everyone likes their photos. In fact, everyone finds some special message in them.

So the next time someone shows you a photo, be kind.

Admire it. Praise it. Enjoy it.

In fact, imagine that you took that photo and that you were showing it to a friend.

What would you want to hear?

I’m sure it’s praise.

For example, the above photo is the best one that I have of a Hepatic Tanager, Female.

And yes, I know it could be better. Okay, it could be a lot better.

But I’m keeping this one because I laugh each time I see it.

Much success,

Steve Kaye

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The photo of a Hepatic Tanager was taken at the Santa Rita Lodge in Madera Canyon, AZ. More info at: http://www.santaritalodge.com

Learn more about birds in Southeastern Arizona from Tucson Audubon: http://www.tucsonaudubon.org

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The most effective way to help birds is to buy land.

Here are two organizations that excel at doing this.

Please visit their web sites to learn about how they are making a difference.

✅ The Trust for Public Land

✅ American Bird Conservancy

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