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Copyright: Luis Leal (Luis52) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1175 W: 8 N: 4240] (15809)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-07-19
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D700, 80-200 f2.8D ED AF Nikkor+1.5X Kenko
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/1250 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-09-10 8:54
Viewed: 4215
Points: 34
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Took my camera and a chair one Sunday morning at 8 am and I sat in front of the hummingbird feeder at a distance of 3 meters away, took almost 624 different pictures of this little birds., sent to print on 8X6 the best 150 of them to give away to all my invited freinds to My photo exhibition at Bird's Museum of Mexico were I posted 110 different photos of birds. All people who have attended to see this exhibition have learned much from these beautiful ceratures and all the children were so happy with this little gift, and I really hope You enjoy this photo like I did when Took this image that day.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-09-10 8:56]

Hi Luis,what a spectacular in-flight pic!!! I dream to do the same one day! The top of sharpness and details and a very very difficult work to do,there is all your class into this pic! My best compliments,have a nice weekend,Luciano

Excellent in flight photo Luis! Wonderful BG, fantastic colours and beautiful lighting. The sharpness is unbelievable. Your subject is also beautiful and interesting.

Perfect amount of wing blur with a clean BG. Good detail here as well. A beautiful image Luis.

Hola Luis,
Una joya de Dios, captada con con gran habilidad!.... Buen trabajo!... Gracias!

hello Luis
Super good composition with great sharpness and beautiful colours
greeting lou

Ciao Luis, great capture of lovely in-flight Hummingbird on a beautiful blurry BG, excellent sharpness, fine details, splendid light and colors, very well done my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-09-10 10:22]

Hello Luis,
Very nice photo of this hummingbird in flight. Excellent sharpness and beautiful colours. Amazing blurred BG. Fantastic composition.

Helo Luis,
This is just magnificently beautiful. Well done indeed and a delightful note.

Hola Luis,
congratulations on your excellent performance and your photographic exhibition; a superb capture, excellent from all aspects, very well done
Best regards

Hi Luis
really great point of view and sharpness. Nice bird. Thanks for sharing,

Oh this is AMAZING, tufts of feathers and wings in rapturous flight. So precious!! thank you for sharing this

Hello Luis,
great in-flight capture of this hummingbird with very good sharpness and a well chosen POV. Lovely eye contact, beautiful colours and a wonderfully blurred background.
Best wishes,

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2011-09-10 18:50]

Hello Luis,
I wish I could have been at the exibition to see your wonderful photos. This one in particular is a great shot of a hummingbird. The detail is exceptional and the blurred BG allows us to focus our attention on him alone. Well done!!

Hi Luis,

Fantastic shot of this in flight hummingbird. Very good eye contact & lovely soft green BG. Well done & TFS.

Hi Luis,
Sharp,good DOF and well composed.The blurred wings are an added attraction.

What a priceless gift you gave your admirers and friends, Luis!
That is a great service to nature. I'm sure people must have realized through this picture how beautiful God's creatures are.
The mid-flight shot is razor sharp with perfect details and colours.
Thanks and regards.

Hello Luis,
A wonderful in flight capture taken with lovely colours. Excellent details, sharpness, POV and BG. Congratulations!

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  • ana974 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 477 W: 48 N: 968] (4857)
  • [2011-09-13 20:12]

Hola amigo Luis! Que tal estás?
Que bueno saber que la exposición está teniendo éxito! Mucho me alegro, pues eso es una excelente manera de hacer que las personas aprendan a apreciar y respetar la naturaleza.Por exemplo: que no le gustaría algo tan hermoso como este colibrí? Tus fotos son lindas y nos hacen admirar y amar esas criaturas tan maravillosas.Bravo Luis!Et muchas gracias por compartir tu trabajo con nosotros.
Un abrazo!

PS: gracias tambien por tu siempre simpático comentário en mi ultima foto.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-09-14 12:58]

Hello Luis,
what a beautiful bird and such a great inflight capture. Great pose and winderful motion blur on the wings. Sharpness, POV and colors are excellent.Best regards Siggi

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