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Hummingbird photo

Postby nyker » Sun Sep 16, 2012 8:22 pm

I snapped these shots of a Hummingbird in Ouray when I stayed there over Labor Day. I kept hearing it fly around so just sat still for a few minutes and it came back!

I thought it was a pretty cool shot with the mountains in the background, thought I'd post them.
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Re: Hummingbird photo

Postby realhillboarding » Sun Sep 16, 2012 8:24 pm

fantastic pics, they turned out really sharp! What were you shooting with?
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Re: Hummingbird photo

Postby nyker » Sun Sep 16, 2012 8:32 pm

Nikon DSLR and short zoom lens
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Re: Hummingbird photo

Postby Mountain Jon » Sun Sep 16, 2012 8:33 pm

Great Pics! =D> The first one is really nice, looks like you got the elusive glimpse of a gliding hummingbird
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Re: Hummingbird photo

Postby Brian C » Sun Sep 16, 2012 8:35 pm

Wow! Great shots.
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Re: Hummingbird photo

Postby mikemalick » Sun Sep 16, 2012 8:41 pm

Awesome clarity! Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Hummingbird photo

Postby Started_14ers_in_2006 » Sun Sep 16, 2012 8:55 pm

Beautiful!!!
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Re: Hummingbird photo

Postby MUni Rider » Sun Sep 16, 2012 9:21 pm

Very nice. Thank you for sharing and thank you for bringing my late grandfather into my thoughts tonight. He loved photographing hummingbirds as well.
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Re: Hummingbird photo

Postby SilverLynx » Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:25 pm

Dude. That photo is amazing. Great job!!! =D>
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Re: Hummingbird photo

Postby Johnson » Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:47 pm

Hummingbirds are amazing.
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Re: Hummingbird photo

Postby sunny1 » Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:19 pm

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Outstanding hummer shots, Nyker - hummingbirds are fascinating creatures. Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Hummingbird photo

Postby sandy » Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:52 pm

nyker wrote:I snapped these shots of a Hummingbird in Ouray when I stayed there over Labor Day. I kept hearing it fly around so just sat still for a few minutes and it came back!

I thought it was a pretty cool shot with the mountains in the background, thought I'd post them.


Beautiful!

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