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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
Views:260
Unique Views:99

Comments

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
13 Aug 2014 - 3:39 PM

Beautiful capture Lillian, great detail,
Fred.

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 3:41 PM

A beautiful bird extremely well captured.

marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 3:41 PM

Beautifully captured Lillian.

PhilT2
PhilT2 Plus Member 5125 forum postsPhilT2 vcard England17 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  4 United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 3:46 PM

Gorgeous

David

Daxiesmum
Daxiesmum Plus Member 3Daxiesmum 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 Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 3:58 PM

Great shot, Lilian.
Tony

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 3:59 PM

An absolute beauty, Lillian. Carol

Nick_G
Nick_G Plus Member 639 forum postsNick_G vcard England
13 Aug 2014 - 4:18 PM

Certainly eye catching shot, nicely done.

Nick

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 4:29 PM

Beautiful capture of this stunning little bird Lillian.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 372 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 4:30 PM

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

JohnoP
JohnoP  9
13 Aug 2014 - 4:34 PM

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

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5992 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 4:37 PM

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

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

Beautiful bird against a wonderful bg.

alcontu
alcontu Plus Member 1alcontu vcard Italy
13 Aug 2014 - 4:54 PM

a beautiful capture.

HarrietH
HarrietH Plus Member 5276 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
13 Aug 2014 - 5:19 PM

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

Maureen

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 5:22 PM

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

JohnSmile

christinecilia
christinecilia Plus Member 3christinecilia vcard England
13 Aug 2014 - 5:33 PM

stunning beautiful colors lillian. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 4JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 5:52 PM

A beautifully coloured little HB & splendid capture.
Ju

rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 5:56 PM

Beautiful iridescent colours so very well captured, Lillian.

Ray

Mollycat
Mollycat Plus 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 Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 6:27 PM

Absolutely stunning Lillian, such beautiful colours GrinGrin

Kathryn

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 6:29 PM

awesome colours

cantona43
cantona43 Plus Member 9920 forum postscantona43 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 6:32 PM

this is outstanding Lillian
Neil

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC 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 Plus Member 3janlea vcard United Kingdom
13 Aug 2014 - 6:35 PM

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

cabbie
cabbie Plus Member 825 forum postscabbie 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 Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 6:46 PM

Beautiful plumage so well presented Lillian.
Joan

danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10532 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 6:47 PM

Brilliant Lillian

ade123
ade123 Plus Member 2231 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
13 Aug 2014 - 7:20 PM

Superb shot Lillian, fabulous colours and excellent detail

Hugh

rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 7:31 PM

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

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 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 Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
13 Aug 2014 - 7:58 PM

That is such a beauty Lillian. Superb shot. Cathy

Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 8:19 PM

Wonderful colours Lillian
Regards Richard

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

Brilliant Lillian.

Ruth

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 9:07 PM

A beauty Lillian - what fabulous colours.
Brian.

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9903 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1720 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 Plus Member 3243 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 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 9:36 PM

Superb Lilliian, a super looking birdSmile

Cliff

richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 9:56 PM

Stunning colours in this wonderful image, Lillian!!

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2014 - 11:17 PM

Gorgeous colours Lillian.
Super shot.
Mick.

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

What a beauty Lillian, such beautiful colours..Lin

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2014 - 2:07 AM

What a lovely jewel-- I am smiling!

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts Plus Member 4Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
14 Aug 2014 - 2:11 AM

Oh such amazing colours, a beautiful shot Lillian..

Lynette Grin

Nigeve1
Nigeve1 Plus Member 21122 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2014 - 7:03 AM

Outstanding image with superb vibrant colour.
Nigel

fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 14915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2014 - 9:08 AM

Eye-catchingly beautiful.

Albert

FeatherFriend
14 Aug 2014 - 11:12 AM

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

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 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 Plus Member 5197 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  3
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 Plus Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
14 Aug 2014 - 3:50 PM

What a pretty bird. Very vivid. Lovely

Fred263
Fred263 Plus Member 3Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
14 Aug 2014 - 4:26 PM

An outstanding image, Lillian. Great pose & detail.

Fred

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51361 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England145 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2014 - 7:22 PM

Wonderful detail and colour, Lillian.

Dave

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga 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 Plus Member 9251 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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