Kitty Kono: "I just pretend I'm a Deer!

© Michelle Alton

Kitty Kono: "I just pretend I'm a Deer!

Uploaded: May 16, 2014 | Entered: May 16, 2014 04:13:09


I've LONG been a huge fan of the work of BP member, Kitty Kono. Her wildlife photography is STELLAR (IMHO) and I practically drool when I view her images.
So last week I contacted Kitty and asked if it would be possible for me (and two photo club friends ) to meet up with and shadow her on one of her shoots at Valley Forge National Park.
She graciously and enthusiastically said that she would LOVE to show us around her "spots."
Yesterday was the day...and WHAT a day it was to be!
(See the discussion area for three more photos)
Kitty--Thank you SO MUCH for the education and your patience and GREAT humor. Though we were soaked to the skin, had soggy socks, and were digging gnats out of our ears and other facial orifices, we had a ball and came home with new appreciation for the skills, patience, and passion of the intrepid wildlife photographers that you personify.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 640, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III


Michelle Alton May 16, 2014

A couple more images from yesterday's shoot: #1573186

Monnie Ryan May 16, 2014

And a great time was had by all! Wonderful photos of this special day, Michelle! #11045925

Candace M. Cleveland May 16, 2014

Thank you for sharing this. Enjoyed this very much. Wonderful photos. #11045933

Kitty R. Kono level-addict May 16, 2014

Love this Michelle. Thank you so much. It was a truly fun day. Kitty

Tammy Espino May 16, 2014

Great captures and story!! Anything is possible with a lens that size!! Envious here :) #11046020

Terry Cervi level-classic May 16, 2014

It sounds like you ladies had such a fun day of shooting! How nice that you could do this! Great shots of your new friend Kitty, Michelle! #11046023

John Connolly May 16, 2014

It sounds like you had a very rewarding day out with your cameras and friends Michelle! OH to be young again! #11046217

David Phalen May 16, 2014

What a fabulous day that must have been!! Took the opportunity to visit Kitty's BP Gallery. In addition to her outstanding photographs I was struck by the absence of EPs and Finalists. A clear indictment of BP's judging IMHO!! #11046256

Katherine Kuhn May 16, 2014

Sounds like a shoot to remember for sure! Great documentary shots of Kitty in action! #11046289

Renata Gusciora May 17, 2014

It sounds like a thrilling experience!So cool! What a terrific portrait and it tells the story,love it, Michelle! I am sure you had lots of fun!:-) #11046977

Ujjwal Mukherjee May 18, 2014

I enjoyed going through your story telling images of what sounds like a wonderful and rewarding day that you all had,Michelle!! the one 'Where's the Fox, Kitty?' is one of those pictures that say a thousand words - should be a contest entry! #11047217

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