Conquering the Inevitable: Frustration

White-breasted Nuthatch - Gorge Trail, Finger Lakes National Forest, NY

White-breasted Nuthatch - Gorge Trail, Finger Lakes National Forest, NY

Occasionally, I get into the field with big plans and nothing goes as planned.  Then the frustration sets in and when I am photographing, frustration is my worst enemy. When I get frustrated, everything goes downhill—fast.

Yesterday was one of those days for me, but I forced myself through the frustration and walked with a nice series of White-breasted Nuthatch images.  I thought I’d share the three things that I did to get through the frustration:  Improvisation, Changed Course, and Refreshed and Remembered.

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