Photo Challenge – Lens-Artists: Waiting

This week Amy has given us the word “waiting” as our prompt.  No one likes to wait but sometimes we are forced to – a doctor’s visit, airline flight, etc.  Per a Timex survey, we spend 20 minutes a day waiting on a bus or train, 32 minutes at a doctor’s office, 28 minutes going through security for a flight and most importantly, waiting 21 minutes for a significant other to get ready.  Luckily that’s not an every day experience.

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The shorebirds I watch at Huntington Beach State Park have to be the most patient birds on the planet.  They stay fixed in one position for what seems like an eternity waiting for a fish to go by,

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Can you imagine holding this position until you see dinner go by?  My knees, back and neck were hurting as I waited for them to attempt a catch!  

Unfortunately, they miss more than they catch so it’s back to the waiting game.

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So when I have to wait now, I think of the shorebirds and it doesn’t seem too bad.

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You can see responses from other bloggers here:  https://shareandconnect.wordpress.com/2019/11/16/waiting-2/

You can see more of my photography here:  photographyinpearls.photoshelter.com

 

12 thoughts on “Photo Challenge – Lens-Artists: Waiting

  1. No I cannot imagine holding that agile position – and these are awesome bird photos for the waiting theme this week!
    Oh – and my hubs has waited 21+ minutes for me plenty of times
    🕰

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