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Male Ruby Throat

Discussion in 'Birds' started by RichA_CT, Aug 5, 2008.

  1. RichA_CT

    RichA_CT

    140
    May 24, 2006
    Connecticut
    Captured this guy in my back yard. I have a set up consisting of 7 SB-26's. Shot with a 200-400 VR at 400mm -- D2X. ISO 250 -- f/16

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  2. keirin

    keirin

    Dec 31, 2005
    That's stupendous. Nice work.
     
  3. Stunning!
     
  4. Stopping those wings was no easy task, and your equipment did the trick. Beautiful shot.
     
  5. hardwork

    hardwork

    90
    Nov 4, 2006
    Lynnwood Wash
    very nice I wish I was good as you with software again nice
     
  6. cre8foru

    cre8foru

    Dec 1, 2007
    Atlanta GA
    That is the best Hummingbird photo Ive ever seen. Simply amazing.
     
  7. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Beautiful shot Richard.
     
  8. richard,
    wow
    i LOVE this one

    nice of you to share with us
     
  9. asaya

    asaya Subscribing Member

    Aug 7, 2006
    Syracuse, NY
    Tony Saya
    Richard

    AWESOME shot what sharp colors
     
  10. One of the best hummer shots I've seen. Fantastic photo!
     
  11. Great shot, Richard! You have all of those flashes working well.
     
  12. kiwi

    kiwi

    Jan 1, 2008
    Auckland, NZ
    thats a simply superb shot, backed up by technique and imagination. Well done. Poster material for sure
     
  13. Amazing!!! Love the image... do you have it enlarged and hung in your home?
     
  14. BIGBEAR

    BIGBEAR

    170
    Nov 16, 2007
    Forney, Texas
    That is a great shot. Love the color andd how you froze the motion. Muy Bueno!!
     
  15. Sanford504

    Sanford504

    466
    Mar 27, 2008
    Yeadon, PA
    Truly Awesome Hummingbird photo. Best I've ever seen anywhere!!
     
  16. This is awesome! Approximately how far was the bird from you?
    Jarrell
     
  17. Richard,
    It just doesn't get any better!
    Excellent work!
    Kevin P.
     
  18. RichA_CT

    RichA_CT

    140
    May 24, 2006
    Connecticut
    Distance from the camera plane to the birds is about 13 to 15 ft.

    I have two light on the front of the bird -- actually the side facing us. One light behind the bird to fill in the shadows on the back and one light directly in front to light the gorget.

    Thanks for all the comments
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 7, 2008
  19. Fantastic! Superb!
     
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