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Hummingbirds
Lens: DA*300 Camera: K-5IIs Photo Location: My yard in SW Ohio 
Posted By: Bud, 07-02-2017, 07:54 AM

Some hummingbirds and nectar plants from the past few weeks...

All of the subjects are Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, and the images are identified by the plant and blooms.

All shots are hand-held with available light.

Justicia brandegeana 'Shrimp Plant'
1/2000s f/4.0 at 300.0mm iso2000


1/2000s f/5.6 at 300.0mm iso2000


Salvia guaranitica 'Anise Sage'
1/2000s f/5.6 at 300.0mm iso1600


Salvia miniata 'Belize Sage'
1/2000s f/4.5 at 300.0mm iso1600


Iochrona cyanea 'Royal Queen Purple'
1/2000s f/4.5 at 300.0mm iso1600


Cuphea salvadorensis 'Orange Batface Cuphea'
1/1600s f/5.0 at 300.0mm iso2000


Salvia 'Envy'
1/1600s f/4.0 at 300.0mm iso1600


Cuphea 'David Verity' in the rain...
1/1000s f/4.0 at 300.0mm iso2500


Pachystachys lutea 'Golden Shrimp Plant'
1/2000s f/4.5 at 300.0mm iso1250


And, and adult female gathering raw cotton to line her nest...
1/1250s f/4.0 at 300.0mm iso2500

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Fantastic images.
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My wife and I have really enjoyed your photos with the different plants feeding the Hummingbirds. They are really exceptional photos.
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Glad to see the new season--the "Golden Shrimp Plant" capture especially should sell a lot DA300's!

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An absolute magical set of images, thanks for posting them.
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Excellent detailed action shots.
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QuoteOriginally posted by bluestringer Quote
Fantastic images.
Thanks!

QuoteOriginally posted by bscott Quote
My wife and I have really enjoyed your photos with the different plants feeding the Hummingbirds. They are really exceptional photos.
Thank you... the 'planting nectar plants, attracting and photographing hummingbirds season... ' is my favorite time of the year

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Glad to see the new season--the "Golden Shrimp Plant" capture especially should sell a lot DA300's!
Thanks!

QuoteOriginally posted by Heinrich Lohmann Quote
An absolute magical set of images, thanks for posting them.
Thanks, Heinrich... I appreciate the kind words

QuoteOriginally posted by eaglem Quote
Excellent detailed action shots.
Thanks!
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Absolutely wonderful series. We have so many around our house it is becoming my responsibility to keep the nectar full. (.

Thanks so much for sharing.

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Awesome photos there bud!
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Well done!


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