In the off-season, the road-hunting theme (“Don’t worry, we’re shooting cameras!”) seems to gain traction for LG and me. We do a lot of driving to and from school, and see a lot of animals. We tend to leave early in the hope of seeing something good to take a picture of.
One afternoon, on the way to basketball practice, we spotted a buck with large antlers. LG urged me to turn around before he ran off. She was excited to try a new attachment that hooked her cell phone to her spotting scope. The buck wasn’t too far off the road, so we thought for sure we’d be able to get a good pic. I safely made a U-turn and drove back.
The buck was still there. I parked off the road, opposite the antlered fellow. LG hopped in back and rolled down the window. I aimed my camera as she stuck her spotting scope out. It took her some time to get the new device to properly focus on the deer.
We were both excited about getting a picture before the guy ran off.
Then it dawned on me: “Why hasn’t this buck run yet?”
He twitched his tail.
LG got her camera focused in just about the time it took me to click off a couple of photos.
The buck shook his head.
LG focused her phone and then… (CLICK HERE to read more)
Mia Anstine is an outdoor writer, licensed outfitter, hunting guide, life coach, keynote speaker, and range safety officer, firearms instructor, and archery instructor. She is the founder of MAC Outdoors and Host of the MAC Outdoors Podcast.
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