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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
Views:192
Unique Views:83

Comments

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51214 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England141 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 Plus Member 9920 forum postscantona43 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2014 - 10:28 PM

this is excellent Lillian the timing is spot on
Neil

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

Another excellent capture LillianSmile

Cliff

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2014 - 10:44 PM

Love it Lillian. A beautiful well timed capture GrinGrin

Kathryn

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

Brilliant shot Lillian. Cathy

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

Well taken



Billy

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

Such pretty little birds, so well taken Lillian..

Lynette Grin

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5144 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 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 Plus Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2014 - 11:44 PM

A wonderful inflight capture Lillian.
Super shot.
Mick.

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 12:35 AM

Stunning image again Lillian of this exotic bird.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 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 Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
12 Aug 2014 - 4:30 AM

Well captured. You've nailed the eye.

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8166 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 6:07 AM

Another excellent capture, Lillian. Carol

ugly
ugly Plus 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 Plus Member 4272 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 Plus Member 9JohnoP vcard
12 Aug 2014 - 6:49 AM

Just fabulous Lillian! Smile John

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

Did you take a monopod....

Lillian
Lillian Plus 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 Plus Member 371 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 Plus 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 Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 10:06 AM

Beauty frozen in time so expertly.
Joan

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 460 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 Plus 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 Plus Member 738 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 11:25 AM

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

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

stunning

stub197
stub197  3
12 Aug 2014 - 1:36 PM

Beautifully captured pin sharp detailed imageSmileSmileSmilepaul

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

Lovely capture, great timing.

danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10512 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 5:23 PM

Super Lillian. Is there anything you cannot photograph well.

prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2014 - 5:29 PM

A great image of H Bird ever seen.

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

Another beauty
Ju

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

Fine capture Lillian, great timing,
Fred.

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

A wonderful flash of colour Lillian, beautifully caught.

JohnSmile

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

Beautiful,

Myra

pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty Plus Member 2pentaxpatty 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 Plus Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
14 Aug 2014 - 3:33 PM

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

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

Truly exotic Lillian!SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Regards Don

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