Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Photographer Takes 720,000 Pictures In 6 Years To Capture The Perfect Shot

The world is full of so many beautiful and breathtaking things. Going for a simple hike reveals the natural beauty that surrounds us, but it's easy to forget it all when you live inside of a big city and are constantly busy. One thing that makes it easier now, however, is the fact that technology has progressed so far. People weren't able to capture the beauty of the world with photos that can arguably look better than real life. Photography is truly an art form which only gets better with time, speaking for both the skill of the photographer and progression of technology. One photographer set out to hone his craft, attempting to capture the "perfect photo" — and he definitely did.

Meet Alan McFadyen, a photographer dedicated to his craft.

When he was young, Alan's grandfather would take him out to see kingfishers dive into the water.

Ever since then, Alan was unable to forget the beauty of the bird's dive into the water.

In memory of his grandfather, Alan set out to capture the perfect photo of a diving kingfisher, though it took him a really, really long time.

Here is the absolutely amazing picture that Alan took:

How long did it take him? A whopping 6 years, 4,200 hours, and 720,000 photos.

According to Alan, "The photo I was going for of the perfect dive, flawlessly straight, with no splash required not only me to be in the right place and get a very lucky shot but also for the bird itself to get it perfect."

I'm sure Alan can now rest easy knowing that he has captured such a beautiful photo, along with so many others.


Author: verified_user