Tip #4: Be There

Migrating Pair - Crex Meadows WMA, WI
Canon 7D + 300 f2.8 + 1.4x Converter

The heading says it all... Be There!
Grab your camera and whatever lens you have and be the photographer. Do your research, find an event, a festival, or migration. Make the great images happen by placing yourself in the right place at the right time. 
At the Landing Strip - Crex Meadows WMA, WI
Canon 7D + 300 f2.8

Every October Sandhill Cranes migrate to the Crex Meadows Wildlife Management Area. With over 30,000 acres of wetland, brush prairie and forest habitat this is an oasis for spring and fall migrants. While the photography is seldom easy, this refuge is a little known hotspot for birders and wildlife watchers. Being There is about making opportunities, chasing the butter-light and welcoming serendipity.
Sunset Flock - Crex Meadows WMA, WI
Canon 7D + 300 f2.8

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