Murphy’s Law and other such Practicalities

Sun Shining over Snow

Photograph by Daniel Hancock

When taking pictures, it is good to prepare for the worst. If you are near water, you're likely going to either step in it or get wet somehow else. You can prepare for this by either extra socks or wearing sandals. The temperature might drop, so bring extra layers. Your battery(s) will probably run out, so pack extra. A good method of operation is to bring twice as many batteries and memory cards as you think you'll need. It might be too dark for hand-held photography, so bring a tripod. Get the idea?      

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  • Daniel Hancock Photography » Photo of the Week January 21st says:

    […] While this might not be the most typical photograph, the colors stand out – especially for the winter season. I took this several days ago. Since it was difficult to compose, I took at least 10 photographs of this (Yes, even the pros take lots of pictures of just one subject!). Also, it is frequently necessary to get wet or dirty to get a good photograph. For this one, I only had to get my knees wet, but some photographs require more. In addition, be prepared for the worst – this is often called Murphy’s Law. […]

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