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A Ruby Throated Hummingbird

Posted by pgm860 z5, MA (My Page) on
Fri, Jun 14, 13 at 21:28

Here are several of the images I've taken this year








































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RE: A Ruby Throated Hummingbird

Wow!


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RE: A Ruby Throated Hummingbird

Wow, nice!
I noticed the dark background, did you take them at night?


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RE: A Ruby Throated Hummingbird

The reason the background is black is because in order to freeze the wings I have to use a flash, then deliberately underexpose the photograph so that the only light available for the photo is the flash. This makes the background black.


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RE: A Ruby Throated Hummingbird

What camera did you use for these photos? They are great!


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RE: A Ruby Throated Hummingbird

Camera used was a nikon D2x with a 200mm lens and a Nikon SB-800 flash.


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