‘They know we’re critter friendly here,” Butch McDaniel told me as I looked out the window of the kitchen at the view of a small nature preserve. There were feeders for every sort of bird, from hummingbirds to finches, and houses hanging from trees. Priscilla’s camera perched on a tripod looking out, ready for action if a Painted or Indigo Bunting should appear.
The camera was an older model digital, an S51S with a 48X zoom lens. She takes most of her shots within 50 to 75 feet. Most wildlife photographers use a 200 to a 400 mm lens for distance shots.
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