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...more »