How to expose and not get arrested? 😀 Do it in the WILD - especially Portraits

in Photography Lovers2 months ago

“Photographers: the only people who don’t get arrested for flashing and exposing in public.” 😀😀😀

Ha ha ha. So true. I have exposed often enough in the wild - with my trusty Nikon DSLR!

I have not specifically tried portraits of people, Never have the confidence that I will capture all the beauty of a human face appropriately...

However I HAVE definitely tried portraits in the wild. With varying wildlife subjects. I think the results are funny or cute and awesome. Some of these guy just love to pose - perhaps for a fleeting second but I have been lucky and fast enough to freeze them. Here is my collection of some funny/cute ones ...

The Jacobean cuckoo has a nice unruly crest that makes a funny portrait...

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A hair raising experience? - Perhaps this Jacobean cuckoo tried some electrical repairs 😀
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This little monkey I found gazing away into nothingness - carefree and innocent - made an ideal portrait

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Awwwww - innocence personified?
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Then there was this Painted Francolin which was so close to me as I clicked a portrait that it was intent on almost showing me what it had for breakfast!!!

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Wanna see what I had for breakfast?😀
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Then of course there was the barn owl which posed all pretty but was caught in the act with blood on beak !

Caught red handed (red-beaked)??
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Then there was the mongoose that looked and stood up on two legs for a portrait with this "Who are you buddy and why are you following me" expression...

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Last but not the least - here is a portrait of a jumping spider which makes most girls go - Ahhh CHO CUTTTEEEEEE!

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Ahhh. Cho Cute...
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So - Do you think portrait photography in the wild is possible or even worth it? Do you think I have been able to capture some interesting portraits in the wild?

Hope you enjoyed seeing the images. I will try to bring many different types of wildlife photos/macro/Astro posts to the community. Feedback and comments are welcome,. I am still learning many techniques and always value feedback from experts in this community.

Have a nice day everyone. Cheers!