Lesson 1053 – Quotable Chicks

Friday’s Quotes for the Chicks

IMG_20140609_184928707_HDR“When people ask me what photography equipment I use, I tell them my eyes.

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Anyone who has tried to photograph chickens, knows that you need to take about a thousand shots before you can get a good one.

Chickens, like children on a Halloween night, cannot be still. It’s impossible. They move, cock their heads, and pay attention to any sounds coming from the woods, or the street, or the dog, or the wind.

It takes patience, as well as a few dried meal worms, to get the shot – that one photo showing your baby without his cowlick sticking up, or her collar turned under – that perfect picture destined to be immortalized on the mantel alongside those of the rest of the flock.

This was not one of those shots.

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 Be safe and see you all next week.

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Wendy Thomas writes about the lessons learned while raising children and chickens in New Hampshire. Contact her at Wendy@SimpleThrift.com

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2 responses to “Lesson 1053 – Quotable Chicks

  1. … Ha, ha, ha… he saw a pretty “chick”😀 !!

  2. You have made some really good points there. I looked
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