- Your right index finger starts twitching whenever you're around wildlife.
- You don't go outside at noon--you can't shoot anything anyway!
- You tell your kids that there's nothing wrong with the "F" word--it's just Nikon's latest camera.
- The last time you had pizza, you cut it according to the "rule of thirds."
- You have more film in your refrigerator than food.
- You schedule all your family vacations in National Parks and make your family spot for wildlife to photograph.
- You begin describing things using fractions, like 1/60th and 1/30th of a second.
- The optometrist says that you need reading glasses, and you ask if a macro lens will work.
- You try sleeping to a relaxing tape of pre-recorded nature sounds, but then you dream that you are photographing all night and wake up tired.
- When your spouse asks for a "bulb," you wonder how long to keep the shutter open?
- Your child draws a picture of the family, and the sketch of you has 3 extra legs!
- You wear a loupe around your neck to "accessorize," buy shoes to match your LowePro bag, and top off your outfit with a khaki-color vest with lots of pockets.
- Employees at the airport's hand-check station know you by name and hide when they see you coming.
- At home, you inserted "tear sheets" into the frames that once held family photos.
- You have no cash in your pockets, but you do have 7 rolls of film, 8 AA batteries, and a gray card.
- Your car has a permanent "window-pod" mounted to the glass.
- You look at photos of your neighbor's newborn and the only comment you have is that her film was too grainy.
- The dentist says, "Open up," and you ask, "One stop or two?"
- Your camera equipment is insured for more than your home.
- You can't remember birthdays or anniversaries, but you're already planning for next year's NANPA Summit!
[*]You schedule all your family vacations in National Parks and make your family spot for wildlife to photograph. [*]When your spouse asks for a "bulb," you wonder how long to keep the shutter open? [*]The dentist says, "Open up," and you ask, "One stop or two?"