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70. Flight distance



Subject:

Red goatfish (Mulloidichthys pflugeri) live solitary or in pairs on sand flats near coral reefs, mostly around oceanic islands. They display a dark red head and red bars on the side of their body when feeding and turn pale when resting.


Technique:

Every animal has its so-called “flight distance”; the distance a potential predator or threat can approach before it will cause alarm and cause an escape response from the target.

Bearing this in mind I always start taking pictures from a safe distance, then I slowly approach taking a photo at a time.


It is better to have a picture that needs a bit of cropping than an image showing only the fish’s tail or even having no picture at all.


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