Thinking like a bird isn’t being a bird brain… but rather attempting to put ourselves inside the thought process of an avian subject. Observing a bird in an openminded manner sometimes allows us to gain a deeper sense of what it is going to do. What is making it anxious. Or aggressive. Or feeling connected to a decision that it is pondering.
Observing nature is one of the most important things that photographers can do to increase their success rate when photographing wildlife. This article shares a selection of photographs of dragonflies and discusses how observing nature contributed to creating these images.