Mom takes care of me
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|She’s a hummingbird, and she's taking care of her little sons. |
Shooting this was quite difficult, due to bad light conditions. Getting focus was hard, and I had to use flash, for the nest is well hidden among the leaves.
Eduardo, a friend of mine, took a ladder and I tried to shoot the offspring (I could see two siblings; the worried mom was around all the time), but that wasn’t possible: I got no focus at all, even after trying several settings in the camera.
It’s summer here in Brazil. Despite that, in the region where I live, things are often rainy and the weather is frequently cloudy. As soon as a sunny day comes out, I’ll try to shoot the little creatures in the nest.
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- [2005-01-07 14:19]
Nice one Livio. Great detail in the shot. I hope you come right and get a shot of the babies, looking forward to it.
What species of Humming bird?
Excelent capture. Maybe some cropping. Well done on the shot. I did a workshop. hope you like it.
Boa macro. Nunca consegui pegar um ninho... Eh.. Eh...
Eu faria um corte, 1/4 em cima, provavelmente valorizaria mais sua foto. O pássaro "subiria" um pouco e ficaria perto do Ponto de Ouro ou Seção Aurea (pesquise sobre). Suas fotos são lindas mas a maioria centradas! Quando a macro "enche" a foto aí sim...
- [2005-01-08 12:16]
Very good shot and story. Good quality and very interesting subject.
- [2005-01-08 14:51]
Very nice capture Livio.Nice colors and details.Very interesting note
- [2005-01-09 2:49]
Isnt it the best time of our lives when our parents are looking out for us. Excellent composition and setting.
Very well done and thanks for posting