Big Telephoto Lenses for Hummingbirds?

Calliope Hummingbird Stretching While teaching my popular hummingbird photography workshops at the spectacular Bull River Ranch in British Columbia, I noticed a small group of prickly bushes where some hummers liked to perch on the upper twigs. I put two hummingbird feeders there to keep them interested in the bushes, and checked it later in the day when there was little wind. Sure enough, a few more hummingbirds perched on the twigs where they are clearly visible from most angles. Though, the upper twigs are only about nine feet high, the bushes have a diameter of about 20 feet, so I had to compose the tiny calliope hummingbird I was after with a fairly long lens to make it big in the ima

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