Must’a Been Fate
I went outside for a smoke a little while ago, and the sun was just going down. For whatever reason, I grabbed my camera, even though there are no good landscape or sunset opportunities around my house. Plus…I didn’t grab the tripod, so whatever I took would have to be with a flash. But…I did see those creepy bugs last night, so…what the hell, right?
It was fate. I know it was…
I’ve tried to catch hummingbirds in flight many, many times. Everytime, they have either darted off when I got within “range”, or the photos are not quite as sharp as I’d like.
I heard this odd buzzing sound behind as I smoked my cigarrette, and turned and saw 2 hummingbirds feeding from a very nearby feeder. So I casually and carefully walked as close as I could until they flew off.
I waited until one of them got their nerve back and came over for a drink. They both kept buzzing back to check it out, and eventually, they took turns flying in for a drink.
This little one decided to hang out, have some dinner, and let me snap some photos. I was lucky enough to get within good “striking range”, and even though I had my flash on full power, he didn’t take off. I got some decent pictures, too, I think.
Anyhow…it must’a been fate what made me grab my camera…
Thanks for taking the time to look!!