What Is On-The-Go Photography?
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On-The-Go Photography (OTG) seems to imply a conflict of terms. How can a person be on-the-go and still produce great photographs?  Why must great photographers always have to wait and be patient?  OTG Photography is for the person who wants to balance photography with the in-the-moment nature experience. Once a photograph becomes the main objective, the in-the-moment nature experience becomes secondary.
 
Purple Finch Digital Photography © Outdoor Eyes OTG Photography is for the person who wants to travel light (under 4 pounds), travel simply and still wants to take great photographs.
 
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You can forget about your conventional tripod, your bulky camera bags, your padded backpacks and your multiple lenses. With OTG Photography, you will learn how to use the minimum to get the maximum photography opportunities... while still balancing the in-the-moment nature experience. If you ever read about William Henry Jackson, one of the best-known of early landscape photographers, you would have learned of the difficult process he had to endure to photograph. He had to travel by horseback, then by mule and his equipment weighed over 300 pounds. He had to unload the equipment, set up camp, prepare the glass plate and on and on. Yet, even today, his photographs are still of exquisite beauty. He really knew how to use the minimum to produce the maximum.
 
Egret Digital Photography © Outdoor Eyes I admit... there will be some limitations and some disappointments with OTG Photography. But that occurs in every situation. You WILL NOT take every photograph perfectly and you WILL miss out on some great photography opportunities. But, whatever photography opportunity you might miss, you still will capture that moment in your mind's eye (where film and digital could never approach). You will see more and you will enjoy photography more because you will maintain that fine balance of seeing nature, being a part of nature and taking the perfect photograph.


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Gorgeous Kingfisher At Goose Pond At The Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary On Cape Cod

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Beautiful Fuschia Saltspray Rose Wildflower On Cape Cod

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No Parking On Bridge Sign In Eastham On Cape Cod

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Fort Hill Trail In Eastham On The National Seashore On Cape Cod Was Spectacular!

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