A Letter from Maurice

Photographing a Mouse

"I'll bet that it took me an hour to get this shot. As soon as I would move a muscle he was gone, only to appear a minute or two later in a different spot. And he didn't just move, he moved at the speed of light. I held the camera to my eye until it became too heavy and I'd have to lower it and as if he were watching me he would appear."

"As slowly as possible I raised my camera to take the shot but in the blink of an eye he was gone only

 

Photographing a Field Mouse - "I'll bet that it took me an hour to get this shot. As soon as I would move a muscle he was gone, only to appear a minute or two later in a different spot. And he didn't just move, he moved at the speed of light. I held the camera to my eye until it became too heavy and I'd have to lower it and as if he were watching me he would appear."


to reappear two minutes later in another spot. As you can see he finally stood still for 11500 hundredth of a second."