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Black Chinned Hummingbird

Black Chinned Hummingbird
Photo Information
Copyright: Wally Rufous (rufous03) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 78 W: 14 N: 212] (1366)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-05-08
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Canon EF 70-200 f2.8 L USM
Exposure: f/16, 1/250 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-06-11 11:41
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Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 34
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  • Great 
  • lise Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 169 W: 48 N: 548] (2877)
  • [2007-06-11 11:47]

Hi Wally,
Fantastic picture! I love the details we see in the feathers and the bright purple of the neck,great POV.
Good job!

  • Great 
  • pirate Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 799 W: 152 N: 1186] (7474)
  • [2007-06-11 11:50]

from perfect sharpness and great DOF, very nice background and perfect compo, flashlight in the eye, lovely bird with great colours EVERYTHING is just perfect


Lovely picture.

Murali Santhanam

realmente impresionante

Dear Wally, Amazing, stunning picture ! Congratulations. Outstanding details and what a superb freeze. Thanks for sharing.
with best regards.vab.

wonderfull capture;-))

  • Great 
  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2007-06-11 15:38]

Hi wally
Very nice image.Beutiful colors and sharp image.I love the details from the plumage amd the nice blur BG.
TFS Michel

Hi Wally,
it's marvelous - I love the violet parts, sooooo pretty.
I'm jelous - I also like to have hummingbirds here in Germany, but it's too cold for these birds ;-(
Bye and greetings
Sabine - wishnugaruda

Very attractive reflections and background
Very good

Hi Wally,
Excellent timing. Very very nice capture. Especially colors, sharpness and detail and also background wonderful. thanks for sharing
well done

Hi Wally,
Nice image; very good sharpness.
Well done

  • Great 
  • trinko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 587 W: 78 N: 322] (4321)
  • [2007-06-11 23:09]

nice pose good focus nice colors nice DOF

Thatīs a Archilochus alexandri. Great shot Rufous, TFS

  • Great 
  • deud Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 438 W: 11 N: 534] (2540)
  • [2007-06-12 7:54]

great, fantastic portrait of this little beauty! excellent work. tfs

  • Great 
  • jossim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1538 W: 5 N: 2240] (12636)
  • [2007-06-12 18:46]


This is a wonderful shot. You have quite a collection of Humming bird shots! I wonder how close you manage to get to take your shots.

Great purple. I've tried and tried to capture these black chin male to no avail. Fantastic job.
I'm loving your gallery and have to add you to my favorites. :)

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