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In Flight

Posted by
Mindi (Winfield, United States) on 31 May 2010 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

A female ruby-throated hummingbird.

NIKON D90 1/1600 second F/5.6 ISO 800 450 mm (35mm equiv.)

I appreciate people who post their EXIF data along with their photos...that has been a huge help in furthering my skills.
Thanks for looking at my blog. I may not always reply to comments, but your comment will allways send me to your blog. All comments are welcome and appreciated!

Ansie from South Africa

Well done, wish it was a real flower!

31 May 2010 5:31am

@Ansie: Thank you Ansie! I wish it was a real flower as well. I am thinking about trying my hand at planting a garden to attract them.

kisskool from Fontainebleau, France

great instant shot

31 May 2010 10:59am

@kisskool: Thank you Kisskool!

Paul from summerside, Canada

Very nice timing

31 May 2010 11:52am

@Paul: Thank you Paul! They fly so fast it is hard to get a good focus on them. I got lucky this time. :-)

Vahid from Tabriz, Iran

Beautiful SHOT!

31 May 2010 10:13pm

@Vahid: Thank you Vahid!

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

A super shot, nicely focussed and amazing expression of movement in the wings.

31 May 2010 10:59pm

@Curly: Thank you Curly!

cassiel from Mexico, Mexico

Beauty, great capture

1 Jun 2010 12:29am

@cassiel: Thank you!

Linda from United States

Beautiful Mindi, you do such a great job with that camera...

1 Jun 2010 1:02pm

@Linda: Thank you!

Doug from Long Beach, United States

Great action capture.

14 Jun 2010 5:07am

@Doug: Thank you doug!

Stephanie from Texas, United States

Great shot...that's hard! They are so dang fast!

6 Jul 2010 12:44pm

@Stephanie: Yes they are very fast...I took LOTS of photos to get just a couple of good ones. ;-)

1/1600 second
ISO 800
450 mm (35mm equiv.)