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The rain had eased off here..briefly, but think same birdSmile

Again from the collection from Costa Rica

Thank you all for the kind comments, and good to be back

my thanks go to Ju, Fred and Steve for your User Awards...very much appreciated

Lillian

still catching up!
just noticed the time taken...no way!!! dark by 6.30pm every day..near equator
7 hours difference to here, if interested?

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:28 Jul 2014 - 8:30 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/2500sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Hummingbird 2
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:11 Aug 2014 - 10:15 PM
Tags:Costa rica, Flight, General, Hummingbird, Nature, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

Comments

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41103 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2014 - 10:27 PM

Making good use of that lens, Lillian. Well captured, it makes a very good shape in the frame as well.

Dave

cantona43
cantona43  9915 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2014 - 10:28 PM

this is excellent Lillian the timing is spot on
Neil

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2014 - 10:30 PM

Another excellent capture LillianSmile

Cliff

kathrynlouise
11 Aug 2014 - 10:44 PM

Love it Lillian. A beautiful well timed capture GrinGrin

Kathryn

Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2014 - 10:59 PM

Beautifully detailed aerial capture Lillian. Superbly timed.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
11 Aug 2014 - 11:07 PM

Brilliant shot Lillian. Cathy

williamsloan
williamsloan e2 Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2014 - 11:35 PM

Well taken



Billy

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts e2 Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
11 Aug 2014 - 11:39 PM

Such pretty little birds, so well taken Lillian..

Lynette Grin

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2014 - 11:43 PM

Just shows how fast their wings can beat when it takes 1/2500 sec. exposure to freeze the wing action.
Super shot, Lillian, the body and head pin sharp.
And what wonderful iridescent colours.
R.

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2014 - 11:44 PM

A wonderful inflight capture Lillian.
Super shot.
Mick.

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 12:35 AM

Stunning image again Lillian of this exotic bird.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 12:46 AM

So sharp, they are very fast-- a splendid shot-

Thank you for your UA-- a PM will follow!

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
12 Aug 2014 - 4:30 AM

Well captured. You've nailed the eye.

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 6:07 AM

Another excellent capture, Lillian. Carol

ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 6:10 AM

A very nice in flight shoot.
Good timing.

Dave

HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4269 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
12 Aug 2014 - 6:45 AM

One has to be fast to take a shot like that of this beautiful bird - you certainly were. Great lens (and photographerGrin).

Maureen

JohnoP
JohnoP e2 Member 9JohnoP vcard
12 Aug 2014 - 6:49 AM

Just fabulous Lillian! Smile John

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 7:45 AM

Did you take a monopod....

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 8:10 AM

No Barbara, all hand held, they move way to fast...and a tripod/monopod
now off my to carry list!! everything you will be seeing is hand held now
thanks everyone very kind comments

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 354 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 8:47 AM

Great action shot of a pretty subject!

fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 8:51 AM

Beautiful capture time to perfection.

Albert

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 9:51 AM

Another beauty Lillian, back to earth now Wink
Ron

digital_boi
12 Aug 2014 - 10:03 AM

hand held impressive Lillian lived in the far eat for 25yrs used to 12hr daylight days 6am to to 6pm if lucky up here still daylight at 11pm some days your were fast off your mark to get this fine work

Graham

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 10:06 AM

Beauty frozen in time so expertly.
Joan

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 437 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 10:52 AM

Amazing to see detail of a humming bird's wings - excellent capture LillianSmile

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 11:18 AM

Another beautiful capture, Lillian, very well timed to get it in frame Smile
Trev Smile

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 732 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 11:25 AM

Great image Lillian, lovely eye and wing detail,
Geoff.

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 1:26 PM

stunning

stub197
stub197  2
12 Aug 2014 - 1:36 PM

Beautifully captured pin sharp detailed imageSmileSmileSmilepaul

ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
12 Aug 2014 - 4:06 PM

Lovely capture, great timing.

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10495 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 5:23 PM

Super Lillian. Is there anything you cannot photograph well.

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 5:29 PM

A great image of H Bird ever seen.

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 5:33 PM

Another beauty
Ju

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
12 Aug 2014 - 5:35 PM

Fine capture Lillian, great timing,
Fred.

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 5:58 PM

A wonderful flash of colour Lillian, beautifully caught.

JohnSmile

myrab
myrab e2 Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
12 Aug 2014 - 6:32 PM

Beautiful,

Myra

pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty e2 Member 1pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 1:40 PM

Oh wow Lillian this is a superb shot GrinGrinGrin
gorgeous capture of this beautiful bird.
Patty

WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
14 Aug 2014 - 3:33 PM

Great timing and a wonderful captured composition. Well done Lillian.
WesternRed.

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
15 Aug 2014 - 2:23 PM

Great capture! WOW.... Grin
IB

stu8fish
stu8fish  2 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2014 - 11:55 PM

Loving this series of shots. Great skills shown.

DonMc
DonMc e2 Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
18 Aug 2014 - 8:26 PM

Truly exotic Lillian!SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Regards Don

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