Broad-Tailed Hummingbird

© Ariel Lepor

Broad-Tailed Hummingbird

Uploaded: July 14, 2006


Am I right? Or is it a different kind?
1/2000s, f/3.2, ISO: 200, 389mm, cropped, reduced noise, sharpened


Richard D. Cox July 14, 2006

Very nice comp, clarity, and BG. Great capture. #484085

Ariel Lepor July 14, 2006

Thank you, Richard! #3029033

Tarun Bose July 14, 2006

Excellent capture and lovely composition. Well done Ariel. #3029482

Ariel Lepor July 14, 2006

Thanks, Tarun! #3029535

Bill Houghton July 14, 2006

Very good shot of this hummer. Not sure what kind it is. Great job. #3029762

Ariel Lepor July 14, 2006

Thank you, Bill! #3029784

Kim S. Hite July 14, 2006

Great image and capture. I'm not sure what species of hummer this one is. #3030509

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 14, 2006

Ariel, very nice detail and lighting. #3031086

Michelle Earle July 15, 2006

great detailed capture!! #3033428

Ariel Lepor July 15, 2006

Thanks for the comments, Kim, Janine, and Michelle! #3034466

Daniel G. Flocke August 26, 2006

Ariel - Congratulations on your Finalist!! Good Luck in the next round!

~Daniel #3218263

Kristian L. Stricklin August 26, 2006

Excellent shot! Congrats!! #3219121

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 26, 2006

Congratulations Ariel!! <>< #3221965

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic August 26, 2006

Congrats on your finalist. Good luck. #3222147

Ariel Lepor August 26, 2006

Thank you everyone SO much!! :) #3223303

Julie Robinson August 27, 2006

Congrats on your fantastic finalist!!! #3223981

Ariel Lepor August 27, 2006

Thank you, Julie! #3226339

James E. Coleman level-classic August 30, 2006

I am deeply impressed by your work; I have some hummers on film bbut I haven't done the work to get close ups.
Great clarity and I can see you grow in your photography. Your web site is impressive but I did have a slight problem with it.
Great work!

Jim #3247165

Ariel Lepor August 30, 2006

Thanks, Jim! I really appreciate the comments.

Now, what's wrong with my site? You talking about my ifp3 site? My blog? #3247190

Ariel Lepor August 30, 2006

Jim, I just changed from .ifp3 to my own domain, so that might have something to do with it, but I don't notice any errors that normal use would result in.
I'm wondering, do you have flash version 6 or newer? #3247397

Nobu Nagase August 31, 2006

Way to go, Ariel!
Many congrats on your finalist!!! #3249165

Ariel Lepor September 01, 2006

Thank you so much, Nobi!

Now Jim, my site is done with the transition. If you have flash 6 or higher, would you please check it out again ( and tell me if it's okay now? Thanks. #3254643

James E. Coleman level-classic September 01, 2006

I have to run messages here for now...I have flash 9 and when I hit enter site I get a blank green screen which was not the case before.
I have to go to bottom and hit galleries.
Still great work though.
Jim #3255349

Ariel Lepor September 01, 2006

Jim, is there still a problem? Could you clear your cache and try again? Also, could you go to and click enter, and if you just get a green screen wait? Adobe might ask you to allow the site, since there might be a conflict with and . If they do, could you please give me the exact question it gives you?
Thank you. #3255627

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 08, 2006

A belated congratulations, Ariel, on this Finalist! Love the capture, and that beautifully blurred background! #3284636

Ariel Lepor September 08, 2006

Thank you so much, Christopher! #3284699

Susan Fox September 28, 2006

Beautiful shot Ariel! Congrats on being a finalist :-) #3378954

Ariel Lepor September 28, 2006

Thank you Susan! #3381622

James E. Coleman level-classic September 29, 2006

Hey congrats, very nice work!

Jim #3388715

Ariel Lepor September 30, 2006

Thanks Jim! #3392189

Wendy Stevenson October 14, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful avian capture. Great detail and wonderful DOF! Well done Ariel! #3447754

Ariel Lepor October 15, 2006

Thanks, Wendy! #3454259

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 13, 2006

Impressive image, a big congratulations on your finalist win!! #3582100

Ariel Lepor November 13, 2006

Thank you, Donna! #3582105

Bill Wyatt November 21, 2006

Belated congratulations on your finalist, Ariel! Excellent work!! #3613092

Ariel Lepor November 21, 2006

Thanks, Bill! #3613459

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