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Canon
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Canon EOS 7D
Shutter Speed
1/790 second
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F/9.0
Focal Length
600 mm
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640
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Jul 21, 2012, 6:18:06 PM
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EF300mm f/2.8L IS USM +2.0x
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Digital Photo Professional
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A Little Winged Jewel by natureguy A Little Winged Jewel by natureguy
I have been working ... trying to get a pair of humming birds used to my presence. For the past week I have been spending the last hour of light near where they have been feeding. Well it is paying off in my getting within 30 feet of this one as it was sitting on a small branch. I hope to be able to get within 15 feet or so for some super close up pics of them, by the end of 2 weeks. It just takes time and patience...

Enjoy!
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:iconflowerhippie22:
flowerhippie22 Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
beautiful capture!!
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:iconnatureguy:
natureguy Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!
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:iconkristenmash:
KristenMash Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome shot!
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:iconnatureguy:
natureguy Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you Kristen! :hug:
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:iconkristenmash:
KristenMash Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Welcome!
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:iconlapis-lazuri:
lapis-lazuri Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Aw, the noise.... brilliant capture, but the noise in the background....
Nevertheless, very, very beautiful.
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natureguy Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi, Thank you!
That green is a leaf in the foreground... I was shooting through a small opening in the branches... I can live with that little patch of green out of focus blob...
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lapis-lazuri Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That's not what I meant.... never mind. You're welcome.
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natureguy Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh ...yeah that noise, well it was taken late in the day with the sun fading fast...I would rather have gotten this shot about an hour earlier, that way I could have used a lower ISO... and eliminated that problem.
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lapis-lazuri Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Sure, the conditions are rarely perfect and we have to adapt to them.... But after you've taken the shot, you could edit the picture and reduce the noise digitally. I think a capture like this deserves it :)
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