Thirst.

Su Sana E. P level-classic 4/19/2008 12:15:13 AM

Wow!! What impeccable timing!! Great capture, Mukesh!! #903839

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 4/19/2008 12:17:41 AM

Superb shot, Mukesh! #5806001

Ray & Audrey Clarke 4/19/2008 12:21:34 AM

Brilliant capture Mukesh, perfect timing #5806013

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 4/19/2008 12:22:11 AM

Beautiful timing and capture Mukesh!! What gorgeous color!! #5806015

Nemil B. Chabebe level-classic 4/19/2008 12:24:30 AM

Magnificent timing, colors, clarity and framing. #5806024

James J. Marz level-classic 4/19/2008 12:26:51 AM

A great shot indeed, I order to stop the wings of a hummingbird your shutter speed must be higher then 1/800 of a second! Jimmy #5806032

Mukesh Srivastava level-classic 4/19/2008 12:39:22 AM

Jemmy, I had to wait there for half an hour to get this pic. It was captured at 1/320S, f-6, Exp comp-0.67, 70-300mm Tamron Zoom and handheld. #5806063

Lynne Morris level-classic 4/19/2008 12:49:01 AM

Wow this is an outstanding shot Mukesh, they are not easy to capture and you have done it perfectly, the colours and details are gorgeous! #5806093

Lynne Morris level-classic 4/19/2008 12:49:01 AM

Wow this is an outstanding shot Mukesh, they are not easy to capture and you have done it perfectly, the colours and details are gorgeous! #5806094

Joan Powell 4/19/2008 12:58:55 AM

Superb capture , a winner !! #5806134

Anne M. Young 4/19/2008 1:00:43 AM

Superb shot - this is a winner........ #5806140

Paul E. Earl level-classic 4/19/2008 1:07:14 AM

WOW!! This is really fantastic shot, Mukesh! #5806157

Brett Dolsen 4/19/2008 1:07:34 AM

Fantastic capture Mukesh!!A Winner!
Brett #5806160

Renee Doyle level-classic 4/19/2008 1:13:56 AM

Superb capture Mukesh!! #5806182

Stefania Barbier level-classic 4/19/2008 1:19:31 AM

exceptional... hope to see a golden badge on this... #5806189

Aimee S. McMaster level-classic 4/19/2008 1:40:15 AM

....what an awesome capture Mukesh..the timing unreal...the color just great...Aimee #5806212

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 4/19/2008 2:24:15 AM

Excellent!!!! #5806223

Michelle Alton level-classic 4/19/2008 2:48:51 AM

This is really BRILLIANT, Mukesh! If it doesn't win, I would be surprised and disappointed!
Michelle #5806241

Margaret Sikora level-classic 4/19/2008 4:30:20 AM

What an AMAZING capture and SOOO beautiful,Well done Mukesh. #5806401

Kumiko Parkinson level-classic 4/19/2008 5:18:53 AM

Wow wow and wow! Marvelous! Truly great shot, Mukesh!! #5806505

Nadya Johnson level-classic 4/19/2008 7:01:49 AM

Absolutely stunning! Really think this ought to make the winners list, Mukesh! #5806906

Jessica Jenney level-classic 4/19/2008 7:15:53 AM

Gorgeous motion capture of this beautiful bird, Mukesh! I love the motion of the wings! Fantastic!!! #5806982

Dr. Harmeet Singh level-classic 4/19/2008 8:39:39 AM

Wow..This is absolute fantastic..Congrats for this image...A winner... #5807312

Tiia Vissak level-classic 4/19/2008 9:20:01 AM

a great image! #5807479

Anita Hogue level-classic 4/19/2008 10:31:47 AM

WOW, this is a winner! Fabulous capture! The colors and composition are outstanding, Mukesh! #5807666

Linda D. Lester level-classic 4/19/2008 10:57:17 AM

Winner for sure! Great job! #5807770

Linda Blair level-classic 4/19/2008 11:24:53 AM

WOW...what timing...this is beautiful!!!!! ☺ #5807862

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 4/19/2008 12:12:36 PM

W I N N E R !!!


DOMINICK #5808043

Carol Sawyer level-classic 4/19/2008 12:16:58 PM

WOW this is a excellent capture, I agree with Dominick, Mukesh!! WINNER!! #5808061

Allen O. Howard 4/19/2008 9:15:43 PM

Yes!!! Winner to me as well! #5809403

Arlene Krassner 4/20/2008 3:56:12 AM

I have to say I've never seen a shot like this before and you were so patient. I love the uniqueness. #5809949

Laurie Daily level-classic 4/20/2008 5:55:31 AM

WoW....Incredible capture, Mukesh. I would say your patience certainly paid off...This is beautiful! #5810334

Dianna Murphy level-classic 4/20/2008 8:37:15 AM

OHG!!! This is a hands down winner. One of the best hummer images I've seen. The color is just wonderfully beautiful and the light is perfect. The capture and timing are superb!! Congrats Mukesh!! #5810959

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 4/20/2008 12:47:10 PM

Wow! Excellent capture Mukesh. I can relate to the challenge of freezing the wings using a faster shutter and a long lens, but you nailed this one. This is the first time for me to visit your gallery. It's wonderful. I will spend more time when I get the chance. Cheers! #5811700

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic 4/21/2008 8:21:52 AM

Mukesh.
Superb shot,this picture is beautiful,great job my friend.

Ysa... #5816059

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 4/21/2008 8:25:53 AM

What a beautiful capture!
Great color and, of course, timing!
~Lisa #5816080

Roxanne M. Bubar level-classic 4/21/2008 4:16:57 PM

SPECTACULAR image and capture. #5818764

Holly J. Jackson level-classic 4/22/2008 6:04:58 PM

AWESOME!!! This HAS to move to the next round!! AMAZING capture!! ;) #5826922

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 4/25/2008 6:05:54 AM

So so so beautiful Mukesh!! What a great capture! #5839669

Susan Fox 4/25/2008 5:53:18 PM

Absolutely stunning photo! Great capture!!!

Love the composition, crop and colors! #5842235

Carla Metzler 4/30/2008 6:27:42 AM

So very beautiful! Excellent capture, Mukesh! #5862202

Reetam Banerjee 5/8/2008 4:00:57 AM

This is just Amazing! This is a UNIQUE one ... Never saw such a composition ... This is surely a WINNER! #5898861

Michelle Earle 5/8/2008 5:05:58 AM

amazing capture, perfect timing & beautiful image #5899194

Jessica Jenney level-classic 5/9/2008 10:13:42 AM

Congratulations, Mukesh on this gorgeous KODAK Photo of the Day! I hope to see gold here soon! #5904977

Raymond Pauly level-classic 5/14/2008 12:51:05 AM

Wonderful capture and shot. #5920167

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic 5/14/2008 2:26:03 AM

This is a GORGEOUS image, Mukesh!! Sincere congratualations on it being chosen as the Kodak POTD!! WHAT an honour that is...and a VERY well deserved one, too!! :o) #5920351

Les Rhoades level-classic 5/17/2008 1:18:01 AM

congrats on your Kodak POTD selection! #5933613

Pat Gamwell 5/17/2008 2:34:07 AM

WTG, Mukesh! HUGE congrats on your Kodak POTD! Well deserved! #5933727

Jessica Jenney level-classic 5/19/2008 9:36:36 AM

Congratulations, Mukesh on this gorgeous finalist and good luck in the next round! #5942269

Stefania Barbier level-classic 5/19/2008 10:33:06 AM

congrats on your finalist!!!!! #5942860

Heidi Brand level-classic 5/19/2008 10:52:19 AM

Amazing capture! Congratulations on being a finalist. #5943125

Carol Sawyer level-classic 5/19/2008 11:32:44 AM

Congratulations!!! #5943575

Charlene Taylor level-classic 5/19/2008 1:42:58 PM

Congratulations Mukesh,
What an amazing capture! I've never seen anything like this before and it's wonderful. #5945080

Tiia Vissak level-classic 5/19/2008 1:50:32 PM

Congratulations again! #5945161

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 5/19/2008 2:54:32 PM

Awesome capture, this should go for the gold, congrats and good luck! #5945546

Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 5/19/2008 3:02:21 PM

Yay! Congrats, Mukesh, on this terrific finalist. :) #5945610

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 5/19/2008 3:19:11 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Mukesh! #5945755

Chris Ebben level-classic 5/19/2008 4:25:10 PM

What a wonderful image, perfect timing. Congratulations=^..^= #5946222

Dr. Harmeet Singh level-classic 5/19/2008 6:51:55 PM

Congrats ,Mukesh ji. #5947400

Kathy L. Clark level-classic 5/19/2008 8:31:01 PM

Congrats on this awesome finalist Mukesh. #5948133

Nadya Johnson level-classic 5/19/2008 9:26:51 PM

Congratulations on your spectacular finalist, Mukesh! #5948475

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 5/20/2008 12:52:40 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Mukesh! #5949253

Eivor Kuchta level-classic 5/20/2008 11:50:20 AM

Wonderful capture, Mukesh! Congratulations on your finalist! #5952406

Sam Britt level-classic 5/20/2008 6:13:49 PM

Congratulations, terrific finalist, Mukesh! #5954286

Allen O. Howard 5/20/2008 9:21:35 PM

Congratulations Mukesh! #5954962

Laurie Daily level-classic 5/21/2008 3:35:14 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Mukesh! #5958599

Nilesh J. Bhange level-classic 5/22/2008 1:02:54 AM

Brilliant capture! Excellent concept & so well executed, Mukesh! #5960457

Sharmistha Roy level-classic 5/22/2008 8:13:12 AM

Congratulations!!! Liked the concept of the photo.Wonderful capture. #5962232

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 5/22/2008 11:25:55 AM

WHOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOo
HUGE Congrats!!! #5962987

Cheryl E. Molennor level-classic 5/22/2008 2:06:15 PM

Beautiful!! Congratulations!!! #5963515

Carol Teal level-classic 5/22/2008 10:27:29 PM

Wow, what a beautiful hummingbird; the feathers sparkle like jewels! Love the BG color, and this is such an amazing capture to catch her drinking from this faucet! Congrats on your finalist! #5964808

Chuck S. Frizzell level-classic 5/22/2008 11:14:40 PM

What a great shot, Absolutely Superb! #5964899

Linda Blair level-classic 5/24/2008 3:37:39 PM

I knew we would see this again....congratulations!!!!!! ☺ #5972616

Linda D. Lester level-classic 5/24/2008 5:30:41 PM

Congrats on this awesome finalist! #5972912

ASHIS SINHA level-classic 6/22/2008 6:48:29 AM

It is an excellent capture!This is my dream Photograph. #6092733

ASHIS SINHA level-classic 6/27/2008 10:36:29 PM

This is the best "bird in motion" pic I have ever seen so far....it must be quite difficult to capture this. #6115779

Vikram Jamwal level-classic 7/12/2008 11:55:26 AM

This is a super capture Mukesh! #6171704

Sharon level-classic 8/6/2008 9:49:38 PM

Mukesh, congratulations on this magnificient finalist. Your gallery is amazing !!! #6281585

Reetam Banerjee level-classic 8/7/2008 3:05:46 AM

Mukesh .... this is just amazing I told you ... congratz for the finalist ! #6282364

Rosemary Sampson level-classic 10/12/2008 5:25:07 AM

A well deserved winner. What a wonderful photo. #6587005

Nancy Donnell level-classic 10/12/2008 12:43:42 PM

Amazing! Love your color palette. #6588408

Linda M. Mishler level-classic 11/17/2008 1:51:42 PM

Beautiful capture!! Love the colors!!=) #6767031

Leslie Carson Wolfe level-classic 1/10/2009 8:23:32 AM

Remarkable beauty and timing! Congratulations, Mukesh!

#7010675

Gina Cormier level-classic 6/3/2009 6:55:23 AM

Just magnificent work! Beatuiful color and capture!!! WOW!!! #7592898

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Description

This thirsty hummingbird was shot near Khindsi Lake, Nagpur, India. This hummingbird rapidly flaps her wings 20-80 times per second. It was a tough task for me to shoot just with 70-300mm lens. On that day, the temp. in Nagpur was 43 deg. cel. and this bird was so thirsty that she was trying to suck even the last drop available in the water tap.
*Entry for Animals Cat.*
* Posted on 19.4.08*

Uploaded on 4/19/2008 12:02:23 AM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D70S Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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