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Again in Rockie Mountains and chasing Humming birds. Tried to get them at the feeder but I managed to get one perched on a tree and he let me get up close to him.

Brand:Canon
Lens:EF75-300mm f/4-5.6
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:21 May 2011 - 3:24 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/32.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1600
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Title:Hummingbird
Username:Paully33 Paully33
Uploaded:9 Aug 2011 - 3:30 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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pamelajean Critique Team 8755 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1589 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 1:18 AM

An unusually close and detailed shot of a hummingbird, Paul. It's a shame you couldn't include the bird's tail, that would have made so much difference. Being this close, I think a vertical format might have worked better, and also moving your camera a touch to the left in order to include the whole of the leaf shoots on the left. In my modification I simply used the Smart Photo Fix in Paintshop Pro, then cropped so that the leaf shoots are reduced (this makes it look less like a mistake) and the right side has minimal distractions. The background over the top of the bird's head makes it look as if it has something growing out of it, so I cloned that out. I also enhanced the catchlight in its eye.
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