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Green Violet-ear Hummingbird...in the sunshine
This is a very small Hummingbird only 10cm

Again hand held and taken on holiday in Costa Rica

My thanks go to Kathryn for your User Award on last Hummingbird
and to you all for stopping by...and still catching up in between processing images

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:16 Jul 2014 - 1:15 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:What..no rain?
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:13 Aug 2014 - 3:24 PM
Tags:Costa rica, General, Hummingbird, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

Comments

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
13 Aug 2014 - 3:39 PM

Beautiful capture Lillian, great detail,
Fred.

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 3:41 PM

A beautiful bird extremely well captured.

marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 3:41 PM

Beautifully captured Lillian.

PhilT2
PhilT2 e2 Member 498 forum postsPhilT2 vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 3:44 PM

That is one colourful bird Lillian............superb detail (though we expect nothing less Wink)

johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 3:46 PM

Gorgeous

David

Daxiesmum
Daxiesmum e2 Member 2Daxiesmum vcard United Kingdom
13 Aug 2014 - 3:48 PM

You have been submitting some lovely shots from your most impressive trip! Seems to have been wonderful! This is a nice shot as well. Impressed!

TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
13 Aug 2014 - 3:58 PM

Great shot, Lilian.
Tony

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 3:59 PM

An absolute beauty, Lillian. Carol

Nick_G
Nick_G e2 Member 525 forum postsNick_G vcard England
13 Aug 2014 - 4:18 PM

Certainly eye catching shot, nicely done.

Nick

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 4:29 PM

Beautiful capture of this stunning little bird Lillian.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 4:30 PM

No rain - it must be a sun bird.
Brilliant shot and subject!

JohnoP
JohnoP e2 Member 9JohnoP vcard
13 Aug 2014 - 4:34 PM

Fabulous image Lillian....what stunning colours on both the bird and the background! SmileSmile John

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4611 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom63 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 4:37 PM

Great shot !!.....lovely metallic colours !!.Smile

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
13 Aug 2014 - 4:49 PM

Beautiful bird against a wonderful bg.

alcontu
alcontu e2 Member alcontu vcard Italy
13 Aug 2014 - 4:54 PM

a beautiful capture.

HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4265 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
13 Aug 2014 - 5:19 PM

He has the same colours as a peacock. Absolutely beautiful.

Maureen

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 5:22 PM

What a gorgeous shot Lillian, an amazing Bird excellently caught.

JohnSmile

christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
13 Aug 2014 - 5:33 PM

stunning beautiful colors lillian. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 5:52 PM

A beautifully coloured little HB & splendid capture.
Ju

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 5:56 PM

Beautiful iridescent colours so very well captured, Lillian.

Ray

Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 6:05 PM

Incredible colour, which you've captured perfectly Lillian.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 6:27 PM

Absolutely stunning Lillian, such beautiful colours GrinGrin

Kathryn

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 6:29 PM

awesome colours

cantona43
cantona43 e2 Member 9885 forum postscantona43 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 6:32 PM

this is outstanding Lillian
Neil

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 6:34 PM

Just love those iridescent colours, Lillian - excellent capture of this beautiful bird Smile
Trev Smile

janlea
janlea e2 Member 2janlea vcard United Kingdom
13 Aug 2014 - 6:35 PM

A beautiful capture Lillian, all those colours are wonderful Smile
Jan

cabbie
cabbie e2 Member 7cabbie vcard United Kingdom
13 Aug 2014 - 6:41 PM

I think we are in for some classic captures over the next few weeks Lillian and this is one of them,well done

Bob

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 6:46 PM

Beautiful plumage so well presented Lillian.
Joan

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 6:47 PM

Brilliant Lillian

ade123
ade123 e2 Member 1163 forum postsade123 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 6:54 PM

Absolutely beautiful Lillian brilliant colours and light with perfect composition

Ade

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 7:20 PM

Superb shot Lillian, fabulous colours and excellent detail

Hugh

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 7:31 PM

Has the "wow " effect Lillian. Natures wonder !!
Ron

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 7:57 PM

How very decent of it to have a break from it's frenetic aerobatics and take a rest on a twig for you, Lillian......WinkWink.
A lovely shot of this beautiful wee bird, the iridescent colours of the plumage like none other.
R.

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
13 Aug 2014 - 7:58 PM

That is such a beauty Lillian. Superb shot. Cathy

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 8:19 PM

Wonderful colours Lillian
Regards Richard

Ruthannette
Ruthannette e2 Member 7Ruthannette vcard England
13 Aug 2014 - 8:21 PM

Brilliant Lillian.

Ruth

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 9:07 PM

A beauty Lillian - what fabulous colours.
Brian.

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8770 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1599 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 9:14 PM

What a little darling, Lillian, and you show those wonderful colours so well here.
The little stem is beautifully placed, and seems to match the bird's pointed beakSmile.

netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2186 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 9:23 PM

This is a beautiful image with lovely details and colourSmile
nettaSmile

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 9:36 PM

Superb Lilliian, a super looking birdSmile

Cliff

richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5259 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 9:56 PM

Stunning colours in this wonderful image, Lillian!!

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 11:17 PM

Gorgeous colours Lillian.
Super shot.
Mick.

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 11:22 PM

What a beauty Lillian, such beautiful colours..Lin

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2014 - 2:07 AM

What a lovely jewel-- I am smiling!

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts e2 Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
14 Aug 2014 - 2:11 AM

Oh such amazing colours, a beautiful shot Lillian..

Lynette Grin

Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1761 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom88 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2014 - 7:03 AM

Outstanding image with superb vibrant colour.
Nigel

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2014 - 9:08 AM

Eye-catchingly beautiful.

Albert

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 626 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2014 - 11:12 AM

A beautiful little bird Lillian, colours are gorgeous,
Geoff.

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2014 - 11:23 AM

oh wow how i would love to get a shot like this superb worjk just had t give you my UA

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2014 - 1:57 PM

A little beauty, stunning colours and superb detail.
Carole

stub197
stub197  2
14 Aug 2014 - 2:27 PM

I'am totaly blow away with this shot Lillian,
I can only echo what all of the above have already saidGrin
AWESOMESmileSmileSmilepaul

ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 2ukgubbi vcard India
14 Aug 2014 - 3:50 PM

What a pretty bird. Very vivid. Lovely

Fred263
Fred263 e2 Member 2Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
14 Aug 2014 - 4:26 PM

An outstanding image, Lillian. Great pose & detail.

Fred

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41055 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2014 - 7:22 PM

Wonderful detail and colour, Lillian.

Dave

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
15 Aug 2014 - 2:29 PM

What an amazing place Costa Rica must be for wildlife...
Wonderful shot! Grin
IB

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2014 - 9:16 PM

A fantastic capture Lilian, definitely one to be proud of

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