Monday, July 16, 2012

Are You Really Kidding Me?

"Are You Really Kidding Me?"  Photo by Judy Royal Glenn
Click on the photo for a closer view!

The elusive male Ruby-throated hummingbird has tormented me by not letting me photograph him.  Rarely do I get to see him, let alone see him feeding on a flower.  Last year, I did not see one at all.

It has been a quest for me to photograph him at The State Botanical Garden of Georgia, and I got very excited when I spotted one yesterday.  Camera and tripod ready.....I waited and found a place on a tree where he likes to perch.

Then out of nowhere, he landed FIFTEEN feet away on a tree!  I took a lot of photos and after he flew away I said, "Are you really kidding me?"  I had again prayed before I set out that day and asked the Lord to show me or bring to me what He wanted me to photograph.  I was totally amazed at the answered prayer!  But no one told the hummer not to sit in direct sunlight while I photographed him!

3 comments:

  1. Ciesz się, że zrobiłeś zdjęcie ślicznego ptaszka, jak chciałeś. Nie ważne, że usiadł w słońcu. Pozdrawiam.
    Enjoy the photo did pretty bird, as you wanted. Never mind that he sat in the sun. Yours.

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  2. That little hummer is beautiful. You don't see them perched in trees to often. Just amazing!

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  3. Love this! As you know, I love watching and photographing hummers; they are such interesting, unique little creatures. So glad you got this amazing shot!

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