American Goldfinch

My primary camera has been at the repair shop for the past week so I’ve been tip-toeing around the Celery Bog with my crummy, beat up, duct taped, dusty, wires hanging out old backup camera, hoping I don’t have to try and photograph anything too amazing. It’s been a little slow at the bog lately so my plan was working… until today. I came upon the friendliest American Goldfinch in the pristinest light; my absolute best opportunity ever to photograph one of these spectacular little finches! I gently pressed the red and green wires together; they’re the only two wires coming out of the hole in my camera where the shutter button once resided, aaaaand… click! It worked! I think. I’ll keep shooting just in case and sort it out later. Wait, is that an electric shock coming from my camera!?! Click, ow, click, ow, click, ow…

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