In this day and age, the darkroom almost seems like an outdated inconvenience. Why spend time in a dark, smelly room working to get the perfect print when you can upload them and photoshop them to perfection? There is no doubt that digital is more convenient and flexible than film, but sometimes it's fun to spend a little time working in the dark.
Bird watching is becoming an increasingly popular hobby enjoyed by people of all ages, all around the world. Most bird watching enthusiasts take pleasure in spotting these beautiful creatures for the sheer enjoyment of it; not for scientific reasons. They merely enjoy the thrill of spotting a different species of bird and studying its plumage or behavior. There are now bird watching clubs all around the globe devoted to this fascinating hobby.