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I tried to photograph this scene for hours. We had a hummingbird feeder nearby, and I'd seen the hummers check out these golden wildflowers that grew just off our front porch. So I staked out this spot using a 100mm lens. There was one mean hummingbird that sat in a tree about 15 feet away. Anytime another hummer came close, he chased the poor bird away. But he wouldn't come close to me.<br />
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After finally growing impatient, I set up my camera using a remote control. I stationed myself more near the sugar water feeder, which I hoped would drive the hummingbird closer to the flowers. At last, I found success. It wasn't long before the hummer flew down near the flowers and I let the camera take a stream of images until the bird flew away. This was the only one that came back clean and sharp, but I'm happy with it. I did blur the background a bit more to leave the focal point on these Texas wildflowers and the hummingbird.
I tried to photograph this scene for hours. We had a hummingbird feeder nearby, and I'd seen the hummers check out these golden wildflowers that grew just off our front porch. So I staked out this spot using a 100mm lens. There was one mean hummingbird that sat in a tree about 15 feet away. Anytime another hummer came close, he chased the poor bird away. But he wouldn't come close to me.

After finally growing impatient, I set up my camera using a remote control. I stationed...
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Filename: Texas Wildflower Images - Summer Sunflowers and a Hummingbird
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