Photographer Waited 6 years To Get The Perfect Shot and Got It After 720,000 Attempts

Have you ever wanted to do something so badly that you would do it repeatedly for years just to get it perfect? How far would you go? 3 years? 5 years?

Photographer Alan McFadden waited 6 years to get the perfect shot of a kingfisher taking a dive into the water. He also took 720,000 pictures before he got that perfect shot. Why did it take so long, you ask? Read on:

1. He just wanted a perfect picture without any splashes

“The photo I was going for of the perfect dive, flawlessly straight, with no splash required not only me to be in the right place and get a very lucky shot but also for the bird itself to get it perfect. I would often go and take 600 pictures in a session and not a single one of them be any good. But now I look back on the thousands and thousands of photos I have taken to get this one image, it makes me realise just how much work I have done to get it,” he said.

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