Quote Originally Posted by ntenny View Post
I don't mind my own failures. If I pull the darkslide before closing the shutter, or something, it's annoying, but in the end I have no one to blame but myself and it gets filed under "wow, for someone pretty smart I can be pretty stupid!"---which is a VERY large mental file, by the way.

But speedboats and seagulls and clouds? *They're* doing it on purpose! That's what really gets my goat: the perversity of elements over which I have no control.

How many times have you gotten your rig all set up to watch the light fade fast before your eyes ... all ready to shoot and someone down on a rock stands up and starts walking through your frame ... the wind is blowing madly and no matter how fast your shutter speed is the bellows wants to go sailing!