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Male Ruby-Throated Hummingbird


Male Ruby-Throated Hummingbird
Photo Information
Copyright: Alain Thibodeau (Athila) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 335 W: 239 N: 493] (1982)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-05-29
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM
Exposure: f/16, 1/60 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-05-30 19:50
Viewed: 2631
Points: 24
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I took this image Sunday on a rainy cloudy and rainy day.

Details on this sepcies can be found on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruby-throated_Hummingbird

Camera: Nikon D300
Lens: Sigma 150-500mm zoom lens
Tripod: Manfrotto 055PROB
Head: Manfrotto 029
Flash bracket: Manfrotto 330
Flash: Nikon SB900
Flash cord: Nikon SC-29
Cable release: Nikon MC-30

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Hi Alain,
Super Hummingbird Alain. The image is really sharp and the colors wonderful. Nice eye contact with a nice blurred background. A very pleasing composition. Have a great day.
Denis.

Salut Alain,
Cette fois-ci c'est la D-300 qui fait ses preuves..
Elle est magnifique avec une belle netteté et couleurs.
de beaux détails sur son plumage malgré le mauvais temps..
de toute beauté
compliments et bravo.
Michel

Hi Alain,

Wonderful image of this Ruby-throated Hummingbird, good detailed sharpness with lovely colours, well controlled exposure considering the unfavourable lighting,
Congratulations Alain and have a nice day,
Regards,

Pauly.

Hello Alain,
Excellent work.Beautiful Hummingbird with gr8 colour...Gr8 job.

Arindam(")

good photograph with great bkground, nice sharpnhess and contrast.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-05-31 1:58]

Salut Alain,une photo magnifique dans la difficile lumiere d'un jour de pluie,quel contrast,quels details et quelles couleurs,vraiment un portrait de grande classe!Mes compliments et belle journee',Luciano

Hello Alain
Beautiful bird and beautiful photo with good composition, and very good sharpness. The colours are fantastic.
Regards,
Christodoulos

Hello Alain,
Despite of the rainy and cloudy day you managed excellent this capture.
The details, colors and focus are superb.
The blurred background is outstanding.
Great work!
Marius.

Bonjour Alain,
Agréable valorisation du sujet permettant d'apprécier, sous une bonne profondeur de champ et une belle lumière, la finesse des détails et la délicatesse des couleurs.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

good shot
nice dof and sharpness considering it was cloudy

Bonjour Alain,

Compliments pour cette composition soignée.
Un oiseau ravissant qui arbore un costume de plumes élégantes. Beau collier roux.
BG extra. Bravo cher ami pour cette présentation. TFS.
Ayez un beau jour:)
Yolande

Hello Alain,
This is very different species.
Rainy day but you take a very good picture. this is amazing.
have a good day dear friend.
Mehmet

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