A couple of Hummers

Discussion in 'Birds' started by DiverX, Aug 18, 2005.

  1. Shot these this past Saturday out on eastern Long Island, what a fun day shooting them!

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    First one is just shy of full frame, second one is cropped to a vertical from a Horizontal.

    D2x, 500mm AF-S, ISO 400, f4, 1/640, iTTL flash@ -1.5, Gitzo 1548, Wimberley Head
     
  2. Absolutely "gorgeous" pics George!!! and considering your set up and distance, makes it that much more SWEET!!! Great job bud!
     
  3. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Excellent George. I've yet to get any really decent shots of these guys. These are much more than decent. :wink:
     
  4. Terri French

    Terri French

    May 5, 2005
    Idaho
    These are just perfect. Don't know how they could be any better.
     
  5. drueter

    drueter

    963
    Apr 24, 2005
    Southeast Texas
    Outstanding shots, George!! Always like to see the hummer shots and wish I could capture some.
     
  6. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    WOW

    NICE :>))))))))))
     
  7. Very, very good! That is tough to do with the 500. I am hoping that there are more...
     
  8. You're definitely a master at these! These are incredible!
     
  9. Thanks a bunch! :)

    The place we went had feeders all around, the trick we found was to take down the feeders so they went to the flowers. They had no problem letting us do that. Here are a couple more, it was so hot I left early so I did not get that many different shots;

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  10. Simply gorgeous, and the last one is a classic pose. Nice sharp well composed images. Well done.
     
  11. Unbelievable!!!! These are wonderful.
     
  12. hey are all lovely, my favourite is the one with the flower.
     
  13. These are fantastic!

    Virginia
    aka beaucamera
     
  14. Super shots George. Very sharp.
    Pete
     
  15. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Beautiful Work !!
     
  16. smera

    smera

    103
    Aug 11, 2005
    Brasil
    This is absolutely fantastic.

    To me, the color of the background is what make the captures really stand out. Of Course, the sharpness and composition are top notch also.

    Thank you for sharing these.

    Roberto
     
  17. sfoxjohn

    sfoxjohn

    May 1, 2005
    Marlton, NJ
    Great work George.

    I can't imagine any other picture of a hummer better than your first one. Not only is the combination of flowers and bird perfect, that blob of light in the background finishes it off.
     
  18. George,

    I have yet to see better Hummers pictures.

    Spectacular !!!
     
  19. Wow, these are great George. I really like #1.
     
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