My first hummingbird photo this year.

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  1. davethehiker

    davethehiker

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    Taking photos of hummingbirds has been my thing for the past several summers. My technique has slowly changed and improved each year. This photo in not Photo shopped trickery. This a moment in time stopped.

    I'll be taking more as summer progresses. 1st_hummer20.jpg
     
  2. Mr Meeseeks

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    For a fellow who flips the writhing bodies of mortally wounded raccoons into ditches with a shovel, you seem to be pretty in tune with nature.

    Absolutely beautiful photo!
     
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    Absolutely a great pic
     
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    Wow, that's nice! Crystal clear shot...amazing.
     
  5. wlkjr

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    A 10mm would fix that.
     
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    sciolist On the Border

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    Beautiful picture my friend
     
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    Great pic. Those little things are amazing.
     
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    Nice! My wife loves those little nectar vultures.
     
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    sombunya Use it up, throw it away

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    Tech specs? [Focal Length, aperture, shutter speed,etc]
     
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    Na, a 10mm is too wide angle, probably at least a 200mm.
     
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    Haven't seen but one this year, a small female ruby throat.

    Now is prime time, we should be seeing lots more. Maybe all the other noisy bird activity is keeping them away, we have ******* grackles that occasionally kill a sparrow. I miss the little buggers. We got a bunch of Orioles but they're not as cool.

    Amazing picture. I'm thinking you know more than my 2 things about photography.

    Point and shoot.
     
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    Really incredible shot, Dave!
     
  16. nam02G

    nam02G First throwing ax bullseye.

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    And you wouldn't even need to lead it for the shot.
     
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    Great picture, thanks for sharing and your time.
     
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    Great pic Dave, they are an amazing little creature and I don't think anyone on earth can see one and not smile a little bit.
     
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    Nice picture shot .

    I see them a lot here and I don’t even have flowers or a feeder . I was out on a wide body of water fishing one day and I had one land on my fishing rod . He rested several seconds and few off .
     
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