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This bright coloured Hummingbird, called Green Violet ear Hummingbird
was having a great time flying in the bright coloured flowers


This is one of tree shots on my last day in Costa Rica in the Cloud Forest
hope that you like this offering

Thanks for all who looked at the kingfisher and to Peter for your UA

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:3 Aug 2014 - 5:03 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:+1/3
ISO:2500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:I just feel like 'Dancing'
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:26 Aug 2014 - 7:59 AM
Tags:Flowers, General, Hummingbird, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled
Views:183
Unique Views:79

Comments

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 8:03 AM

A wonderful shot for both colour and subject matter.
And at 1/500 sec. you have managed to freeze that very fast wing action.......I'd have expected you'd have needed a much faster shutter.
The greens of the plumage looks great against the purple flower heads.
R.

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51169 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England139 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 8:39 AM

Love the colour combination, Lillian, and I echo Ronnie's comments re the shutter speed. Beautifully done.

Dave

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 8:40 AM

"Wow" the iridescent colours are quite something Lillian.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Ted447
Ted447 Plus Member 286 forum postsTed447 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 8:43 AM

A very fine image. Ted. GrinGrin

morpheus1955
26 Aug 2014 - 8:49 AM

Super image Lillian, fabulous colours and excellent detail

Hugh

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
26 Aug 2014 - 8:55 AM

Excellent Lillian, great detail captured,
Fred.

ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 366 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 8:57 AM

Stupendous shot - yes, I would have expected a faster shutter but this is great.

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 9:00 AM

The timing could not have been better, Lillian.
Wonderful colours, absolutely beautiful.

Richard

digital_boi
26 Aug 2014 - 9:14 AM

wow excellent Lillian love it your timing is spot on the wing detail is spot on

Graham

M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
26 Aug 2014 - 9:47 AM


Quote: Love the colour combination, Lillian, and I echo Ronnie's comments re the shutter speed. Beautifully done.

Dave

Wonderful effect. Great image.

glenalva
glenalva Plus Member 9338 forum postsglenalva vcard Scotland
26 Aug 2014 - 10:25 AM

Beautiful.............wonderful timing. Colours are just stunning.

helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 10:28 AM

What gorgeous colours Lillian SmileSmile
Helen

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 10:50 AM

Avian action at it's most exotic.

Shaji84
26 Aug 2014 - 11:11 AM

Perfect timing - great colors!

georgiepoolie
georgiepoolie Plus Member 3georgiepoolie vcard United Kingdom
26 Aug 2014 - 11:13 AM

Love the colours, great capture.
George.

gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 11:37 AM

Great timing Lillian. - Gary

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 11:56 AM

Excellent Lillian, great colours and timeingSmile

Cliff

Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 12:10 PM

Wonderful colours in this, both the bird and b/g. Beautiful capture Lillian.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 12:33 PM

The colours are stunning and very well captured wing display.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

capto
capto Plus Member 21689 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 12:54 PM

A smashing shot, well stopped motion in the wings.Smile

ivor

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 64876 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 1:46 PM

Jewel colours. So pretty.
x

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8153 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 2:30 PM

Superb, Lillian SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile Carol

Maiwand
Maiwand  8 England69 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 2:40 PM

What a beautiful image Lillian. Glorious colours.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 2:56 PM

A fine floral dance here Lillian !!
Good shot.
Mick.

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 3:41 PM

A wonderful and unique capture of this hummingbird 'dancing', Lillian - with just a slight hint of wing movement Smile
Trev Smile

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 3:52 PM

What a lovely coloured one. We have some with the emerald green partially on them. A wonderful capture Lillian.

ukgubbi
ukgubbi Plus Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
26 Aug 2014 - 4:05 PM

Excellent timing. Love the composition.

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 4801 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 4:14 PM

Beautiful !!....amazing colours !!

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
26 Aug 2014 - 4:40 PM

Super colours and an amazing capture LillianGrinGrin

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 5:29 PM

Wonderful colours and a super capture.
Ju

danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10505 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 5:39 PM

You have captured those colours so well Lillian.

SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 6:02 PM

Gorgeous color.

Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
26 Aug 2014 - 7:45 PM

Lovely colours and great shot Lillian.
Brian

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 7:45 PM

WOW!!!!!!!! it's like you where flying along behind this wonderful Bird Lillian. OMG I feel a UA coming on Wink

JohnSmile

tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96210 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 7:53 PM

What wonderful iridescent colours

Adrian

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 8:23 PM

Cloud Forest - what a beautiful name. Almost as beautiful as your capture.
Joan

netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 2221 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 8:58 PM

Brilliant LillianSmile
NettaSmile

Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
26 Aug 2014 - 9:19 PM

Wow Lillian what amazing colours. Lovely shot. Cathy

JohnoP
JohnoP Plus Member 9JohnoP vcard
26 Aug 2014 - 10:24 PM

A feast for the eye Lillian! Smile John

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2014 - 11:40 PM

If I had a pretty dress like hers, I would be dancing as well!

Fred263
Fred263 Plus Member 2Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
27 Aug 2014 - 10:36 PM

An outstanding image, Lillian. Top class photography.

Fred

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9845 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1649 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 2:00 PM

Love the back view, Lillian.
I've only just got around to viewing this, so was fascinated because I have done a back view of my hummingbird sculpture, too.

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