No, they are not hard birds to capture. But they can be hard to spot.
As with any bird you have to see the birds first. They freeze and try to rely on their camouflage. It looks silly but seems to work, based on evolution.
So a picture of them would look like a picture of a bird standing still. Except it's a bittern.
And their surroundings can be a challenge due to their camouflage. It does always create the best picture, depending on what you are trying to accomplish photographically.
No worries. He/she keeps talking about all the great photos they take and likes to try and school others but we never see his work and they show no evidence he/she knows what they are talking about.
But I am glad you showed yours. Great shots as always!
Your credibility gets less and less.
If you want to disregard my statements based on decades of experience as a professional and semi-professional photographer, that's your folly.
Wow, I haven't seen a huge ego about what they write and that others should simply accept as gospel since our old friend "Einstein" whose account disappeared from the site last year. His arrogance about how much more he thought he knew than all of us and we should blindly accept his "facts" was very similar.
Um, hey folks, let's lighten up A LOT, please. I'm surprised this thread hasn't been "reported." It's getting a lot like DPReview, IMHO.
Is that why you haven't shown any photos?
As I said about your posting earlier (above), I agree that you were not being bad in the way the moderator said, and appeared to be just making a joke. The problem is that it required taking some time reading the post you were responding to in order to realize this. In other words, just reading your post alone or not stopping to think about what you said IN CONTEXT, it DID make it sound nasty, I think.At the risk of being banned from this forum I wish to make people aware that I have had a warning from a Super-Moderator regarding my above posting.
He states that my post was "abusive, overly aggressive, threatening or insulting in my query" and inappropriate.
I replied that I saw nothing abusive, overly aggressive, threatening or insulting in my query.
I said that "On the contrary it was meant in a light-hearted way (as perceived by several members) in response to a person encouraging us not to take photos whilst not posting any himself, but admonishing others under the assumption that any they had, had been to the detriment of the subject".
It would appear that things are starting to take a turn for the worse on here and I don't think that it's me that's causing a commotion.
I've been asked to "tone it down" so I'm just making you all aware of the situation.