Thank you Cindy. 🙂
Stunning, worth it.
Super shots and information Alison. The first image has the light/dark contrast that I find irresistible. Plan to check out this new gear – sounds like something that I could put to good use.
Thank you Nick. I am pretty excited about using it as I think animals get spooked by human shapes in camo or not. It was reasonable in price as well.
I’m still waiting to see the photo of you in full camouflage that you promised oh so long ago. 🙂
Hey Dragon, check out my post Happy Thanksgiving. There I am in my camo glory. 😉 Thanks for visiting. 🙂
What a great way to get a glimpse of the wildlife while also taking beautiful photos.
Thanks Daisy. I believe I am going to have a lot of fun with it. 😉
Beautiful pictures, Alison! I’ve never tried using a blind, but what a great way to get close to the animals 🙂
Thank you Calee. Yes using blinds and camo is very effective and lots of fun.
Just as I was thinking I would ask about the camera clicks you answered the question. What great luck to have them so close. The lighting wasn’t too shabby either!
Yes I could not believe my luck with the light and their intense curiosity. They say when settlers first started hunting them they could lure them with a piece of cloth tied to a stick waving it in the air. I can see how that would work now. Thanks for stopping in Alli. 🙂
Some great photos you were able to get from you new blind! I would love to try one. So exciting being out in nature and get close to wildlife. Definitely different then getting the photos from a car! 🙂
Thank you Inger. I highly recommend it. You get a whole new look at animals when you blend in. 🙂
Gosh, those antelope shots are excellent Alison. A blind..! Way to go. I always am pleased with your desert work and I am really looking forward to future photos now that you can shoot in, hmmm…stealth mode.
Thanks John! Your comments and opinion mean much to me. Next up… the actual Sage grouse I hope. 🙂
I will be looking forward to seeing those shots…..How about a shot of yer blind?
I have a vision a tent-like, camouflage structure out in the desert with a big lens poking out.
Wonderful photos. Your new camo set up sounds fantastic.
Thanks! Yes it works great. 🙂
Sorry I am late with commenting, Alison. Been busy and out of town. Gosh, what can I add that the others haven’t said. Only that I agree with all. Great photos and I am glad you are enjoying your blind. As you and I both know, you have to be partially hidden at least or the subjects animals and birds get spooked. I had a two-seat blind for awhile when I was shooting from a static position, but now it seems that I find myself using my Ford Escape as a blind and it works as well for me.
Thanks so much Bob. 🙂 Yes I know you have been busy in Big Bend. It is on my bucket list now largely because of your photos of it. I am enjoying learning all the how tos of nature photography. I wish we had more areas that car worked as a blind but unfortunately or fortunately I am having to figure out other means. Happy shooting and thanks for stopping in and commenting.
That sure worked out extremely well! Wonderful photos 🙂
Thank you Maria. 🙂
Ah, so this is where the antelope play! (Lovely lighting, too!!!)
Thank you Lori. 🙂
The pictures are beautiful ! The light is fabulous, I love the blu-ish glow.
Thanks! Yes the lighting was just about perfect for a few minutes. 🙂
These are amazing shots, Alison! I’ve tried photographing antelope but they are the flightiest of the 4-leggeds we encounter. They seem intrigued by the blind…I think that besides the clarity of these photos, the quality which makes them so alluring is that they are really candid portraits. 🙂
Thanks so much! I just love antelope and this was a special experience. Here is hoping you can get close to them as well. 🙂 Safe travels fellow desert lover.
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