How about some head shots!

hummersteveSeptember 21, 2012

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mbrowne(9b Central CA)

Nice shots! Thanks for showing those. I see we use the same camera.

    Bookmark   September 21, 2012 at 11:45PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
hummersteve

Thanks much-- for me its more the lens than the camera.

    Bookmark   September 22, 2012 at 11:43AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
jomuir(z5 detroit)

Great pics Steve! I like the 1st esp. those tiny yellow feathers on the neck, is that a female? Your lens really zooms in close.

    Bookmark   September 23, 2012 at 8:50AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
hummersteve

JO

That is a young male in fact all photos appear to be young males. I havent seen an adult male for several days now. Females will most likely be free of any splotching or dark spots under the neck area.

    Bookmark   September 23, 2012 at 1:21PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mshermer(7)

Fabulous pics!

I've got a lot of young males here too.

    Bookmark   September 25, 2012 at 2:30AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
salliestarr

Steve, do you still have hummers? We saw one Friday. A plump female.....maybe young male from your photos......all day but no sighting on Sat. or Sun.

    Bookmark   October 1, 2012 at 9:30AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
denali2007

Steve,

What lens are you using?

    Bookmark   October 6, 2012 at 6:36PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
AustinGarden(6B)

Those are the most beautiful hummingbird photos I have ever seen.

    Bookmark   October 6, 2012 at 10:20PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
sandyslopes z5 n. UT

Wonderful! I can't believe what great pictures some of you are able to take. Great that you share with the rest of us. I already miss my hummingbirds.

    Bookmark   October 14, 2012 at 3:01AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
hummersteve

Thanks to all for your nice comments on my photos.

Salliestar-- I just launched another post for season ending hummers- last one on 10-20.

denali-- I did some research plus watching what lens others were using then went to ebay and took a chance on a used lens that works well with my canon rebel t2i-- it a sigma 180 f3.5 macro. I saved hundreds but I had been searching for months as I dont have the funds to pay full price. I do love the lens.

    Bookmark   October 22, 2012 at 6:45PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ladyrose65

Lovely pictures!

    Bookmark   November 12, 2012 at 7:35PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
hummersteve

Ladyrose-- thanks, much appreciated.

    Bookmark   December 20, 2012 at 2:54PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
how to germinate Seven-Up plant
Howdy, To attract hummingbirds to my Zone 8 coastal...
seedmoney
Squirrel problems
I have several resident squirrels who seem to be attracted...
Jenn.B
RBTH Migration Map
Hooray, they are on their way!!!!!! http://www.hummingbirds.net/map.html...
shillanorth Z4 AB
Reminscing
Just dreaming of what`s to come on this frosty (0 F)...
shillanorth Z4 AB
What early annuals should I get?
What are early blooming annuals hummingbirds like?...
shijitake
Sponsored Products
White Telephone Hand Shower with Traditional Slide Bar - English Nickel
Signature Hardware
Contemporary Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug: Fun Rugs Rugs Night Flash Collection
$59.97 | Home Depot
Squared Ultrathin Shower Head Made in Chrome
TheBathOutlet
Safavieh Handmade Heritage Kermansha Green/ Gold Wool Rug (9' x 12')
Overstock.com
Set of Two Linon Counter Stools
Grandin Road
Blue 3528 Single Row LED Strip Light 120/m 10mm wide Foot
EnvironmentalLights.com
Bruck | Ledra R with J-Box and Driver
$221.25 | YLighting
Broadway Suspension by James R. Moder
$1,198.00 | Lumens
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™