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.
 
The photographs displayed on Outdoor Eyes were taken with a digital camera. The image quality was reduced in order to speed up the loading time on the Internet. This has no reflection on the original quality of the photographs.
 
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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Funny Seagull At Coast Guard Beach In Eastham On Cape Cod

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Yellow And Orange Butter And Eggs Wildflowers Along The Trails On Cape Cod

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Terrapin Turtle Cages At The Mass Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary On Cape Cod

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Scallop Shells Under The Bridge In Eastham On Cape Cod

scallopshellsrocksI always stop on the Bridge Road bridge to see what I can see in the waters below. This time I happened to look down on the rocks and see them piled high with Scallop shells. I wonder how the shells got there. Did the Seagulls drop them on the rocks and then feast on … Continue reading Scallop Shells Under The Bridge In Eastham On Cape Cod

Our Garden At Our New Home On Cape Cod Is Blooming With Flowers!

ourgardenWhen we moved in this past spring we planted some Rose bushes and Day Lilies in the back yard. They would be pretty and come up each year. But I had to have my favorite flower, the Zinnia. I think they are so pretty and they bloom and bloom and bloom. Now I have so … Continue reading Our Garden At Our New Home On Cape Cod Is Blooming With Flowers!


 
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