Red, Green and Blue

There’s a story that goes with this image revealing how far a photographer might go for the shot.  DH pulled over into a safe spot, I jumped out and took a few shots including this one but I wanted to get more of this old barn so I cautiously walked up the two lane road, which had very little in the way of a shoulder for me to stand on, to try for another angle.  I couldn’t step off the shoulder and into the grass – which I have done before for some roadside shots – either because there were weeds up to my knees and they went straight down into a deep ditch.

And then I noticed this horrible smell.  I looked down and saw what looked like part of a dead deer in the brackish water and weeds.  Time to go!!!

(Upon re-reading this post I realized what I did by walking on the narrow shoulder was not too bright.  There is no photo out there worth getting hurt for.  I will never attempt something like this again and neither should you)

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Fine art photographer who loves to see and capture the amazing things in this world. Owner of Images by TDashfield photography. www.imagesbytdashfield.com
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11 Responses to Red, Green and Blue

  1. mz&cho says:

    Yikes! Be careful next time.

  2. Timothy Price says:

    A little different from our “red and green”. Nice shot. Do you get a shot of the dead dear in the brackish water?

  3. Ingrid says:

    Yeah, I can relate … oh the pickles I get myself into 😏

  4. Nice shot….sorry about the smell. And in summer – yuck!

  5. Mark Myers says:

    That smell… will nearly bowl you over. I get it on early morning runs sometimes.

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