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Violet-bellied Hummingbird

Violet-bellied Hummingbird
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Copyright: Mario Olteanu (Mariol) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 15 N: 1654] (8221)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-12-27
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark IV, Canon 300 2.8 L IS
Exposure: f/3.2, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-01-17 18:33
Viewed: 4992
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
From my recent vacation in Panama

The Violet-bellied Hummingbird (Damophila julie) is a species of hummingbird in the Trochilidae family. It is monotypical for genus Damophila. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, and Peru; it can occasionally be seen in Costa Rica.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.
(From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

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  • Great 
  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2012-01-17 19:56]

Hi Mario,
Perfect capture of flying nice bird. Nice colours with excellent detail.
Excellent background.
Regards Jiri.

Hello Mario.
Excellent shot at this hummingbird. Nice details and balanced framing. Superb lenswork and thanks for sharing.

Hi Mario,
perfect shot, wonderfull bird! Great work of yours. Thanks for showing.

Hi Mario,
Simply fantastic.
Thanks for sharing

Hello Mario.
Great macro!Excellent color and sharpness.Very good contrast and POV.Congratulations for the wealth of details.Well done.Best regards Paolo

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  • pegos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 222 W: 0 N: 356] (1982)
  • [2012-01-18 4:38]

Fantastic image Mario!
Great sharpness and timing; wonderful colours and splendid light. A beauty!

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2012-01-18 8:09]

Lovely jewel of nature, beautifully captured. tfs.

Hi Mario,

Brilliantly captured!!! The vivid color, the sharpness, the motion of the wings, the lighting... all perfect.


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