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Outdoor Truths – April 27, 2014

outdoortruths 03 300KENTUCKY (4/27/14) — I don’t consider myself computer illiterate but I’m also not a tech expert.

I fall somewhere in between.

I used to spend more time learning about new gadgets but now I sort of just maintain until I’m forced to adapt or be left behind.

One of the things that I’m trying to adapt to is my digital camera. I know, I know, don’t laugh. I’ve actually had the camera for a couple of years but all I’ve been doing is taking pictures the simplest way I could. I thought all of the buttons where there so they could sell it for more. (I feel the same way about my cell phone.) Why can’t they just give me big numbers, lots of volume, and plenty of light?

I digress.

I’ve always wanted to take pictures while I’m hunting or fishing but I never knew how to set up the timer feature. So this year I was determined (forced) to learn. I was tired of looking at all my pictures and always having the check in station in the background. It sort of lost the effect of the hunt. This turkey season I’ve become a picture taking monster. I carry my bipod and my camera and have taken some really neat shots of me holding a turkey while in the woods. I love it.

Now while I’ve really enjoyed the more realistic pictures, they still don’t tell the story of each hunt. Each photo still has only three basic features; me, a turkey, and the woodsy background. The story is up to me to remember, relish, and share. If I were to show you one of these pictures you would simply admire the bird but be clueless to the effort that was involved in getting that gobbler from the limb to the lens. You might have assumed that it was an easy and effortless hunt and you may be wrong or right.

When you and I look at each other we often do the same thing. We take a mental picture and quickly add our own story whether that story is accurate or not. We may assume that a person is rude or kind, arrogant or humble, aloof or approachable. However, most of the time, we just don’t know. Life is so much better when we give others the benefit of the doubt. It seems that we all default to seeing the bad and the negative. It’s the first button we learn to use on our mental camera. Maybe it’s time we all realized there are other features that may give us a better look. And maybe it’s time we learned to use them.

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