Sure they’re pretty, but so are plastic flowers. Plastic flowers have all the colors and they’ll stay where you put them all day. You want to get a photo, no problem. You want to get closer, absolutely clear and focused and use a flash, OK: they don’t immediately leave if you look at them or make a noise.
Add them to your bird feeder and your neighbors will be amazed. “Such color and they bloom in winter!” Henry Smith said as he dropped in yesterday.
“So do you have to heat the water? Give them black sunflower seeds, suet? Clean the feeder area regularly?”
None of the above. Mess free, problem free and color at your bird feeder at all times of the day and EVEN in the night!
But Henry whines that he really wants to see a bird.
Well, bird needed, try beanie babies Blue Jay, stays where you put it, wings out, wings in, interested and looking at photographer, no problem. And if you want to add realism, have your photos slightly out of focus.
Real birds fly away, duck down, like the non bright side. They just are never close enough long enough, here’s some examples:
I mean really, fake birds and fake blooms are so much easier…and more modern too.
Birds in your house? I bet you have some. In the article below…well she’s getting some gorgeous cardinal photos and has the real deal tips.
- Cardinals in Winter – Photos Tips – Fabricating Perches (gardenwalkgardentalk.com)