Patience paid off

davemidohio(5 OH)July 12, 2010

Sat for about 30 minutes waiting for evening feeding time. Seems like everytime one shows up, a family member comes outside, stands between me and the flowers, for the purpose of asking me what I'm doing! The camera glued to my face sitting three feet from red flowers confuses them! lol

Here is a link that might be useful: Hummer album

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ctnchpr

Great pics, Dave!! You froze the motion of the wings very well!

    Bookmark   July 13, 2010 at 2:11AM
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mbuckmaster(7B/NC)

Wow that shutter speed is crazy fast. Nice shots!

    Bookmark   July 13, 2010 at 4:49PM
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davemidohio(5 OH)

Thanks for the comments.

mbuckmaster, I shoot at 1/500 and always use a flash for hummers. These are towards dusk, but I use the flash in daylight also.

Also added a few more from tonight, including a couple nice ones of a male showing off his colors.

    Bookmark   July 13, 2010 at 10:17PM
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ctnchpr

Great job, Dave, #16 is a Masterpiece!!

    Bookmark   July 14, 2010 at 10:10AM
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davemidohio(5 OH)

I discovered that photos on facebook may not be that user friendly, especially if you are not a member and logged in. I reposted on Webshots at this link.

Dave

Here is a link that might be useful: New Hummer album

    Bookmark   July 15, 2010 at 6:38PM
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terrene(5b MA)

Beautiful pictures! I'm happy to get a half-way clear shot of a hummer with my point & shoot. :)

    Bookmark   July 16, 2010 at 7:54PM
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