Holding Back by James Wheeler

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You are the only thing that’s holdin’ yourself back. If you keep waiting you might miss another chance.
Matthew Gerrard, Bridget Benenate and Nate Sallie, Inside Out

Sometimes, when you see something, you just gotta go for it – even if you’re the only one among the crowd who sees it.

I drove down to Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area this morning and over the day took over 400 photos… many of them of the migrating geese and swans… But my favorites of the day?

This happened early this morning when the sun came out from under clouds… lighting up a group of the geese behind where we were all at, but near the fence… Most of the serious photographers rushed over to get these brightly lit group, and left their cameras and tripods unattended. This is the second of two shots I will post of the scene.

Location: Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, near Kleinfeltersville PA
Event: 2008 Late winter waterfowl migration, primarily Snow Geese and Tundra Swans, returning to Canada…


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  • midzing
    midzingover 6 years ago

    fantastic shot,,, well done

  • Benjamin Young
    Benjamin Youngover 6 years ago

    Love this shot man….

  • James Wheeler
    James Wheelerover 6 years ago

    Thank you!

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