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#1 elcab18

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 02:16 PM

Yep...it was a willing subject.

iso 1600, f 5.6, 500 mm, 1,1000

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 03:46 PM

Now THAT is the way to photograph a bird....(-:  Nice one Doug.


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Posted 16 May 2017 - 04:16 PM

Thanks geedee!



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Posted 16 May 2017 - 05:08 PM

Nice Doug.  The pink in the corner of the background is a nice touch.  Beautiful detail!  Rod would probably prefer the backside ;) , but it's a great shot.  Could you please us know the size of the image?  I am still trying to find the optimal size.  Thanks!


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Posted 16 May 2017 - 05:37 PM

Thanks Jonny, the cropped size of the file is 4200 x 3000, I have the long edge set to 1050 px for exporting and web posting.



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Posted 16 May 2017 - 09:46 PM

Wow that's absolutely amazing, what a beautiful picture


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Posted 17 May 2017 - 02:18 AM

Lovely work, Doug.

I suppose they have to pause the humming at some stage.

great light.

Jonny knows me too well... :rolleyes:



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Posted 17 May 2017 - 06:40 AM

Awesome shot Doug. 



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Posted 17 May 2017 - 12:44 PM

Thanks fellas!



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Posted 17 May 2017 - 07:10 PM

She's a beaut Doug. Great focus and I like the composition.

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Posted 18 May 2017 - 02:53 PM

Thanks Mark!



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Posted 19 May 2017 - 03:47 AM

Great shot, Doug


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Posted 19 May 2017 - 06:44 PM

Another one!  The color in the flower, on the ends of branch compliment nicely into the  iridecent feathers of that tiny thing. well done!  



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Posted 19 May 2017 - 07:42 PM

Thanks guys!



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Posted 20 May 2017 - 01:47 AM

Outstanding shot! Actually never seen one not in flight.

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Posted 20 May 2017 - 04:44 PM

Thanks grim!  These buggers are extremely territorial and will sit and wait for another to come by just to chase it away. (seems like anyway :))






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