Mom hummingbird and her brood

© Gary Lange

Mom hummingbird and her brood

Uploaded: March 21, 2010


f6.3, i/320th sec., ISO 400. Nikkor 70-200 VR lens, 20mm extension tube, Nikkor 1.7 TC,SB-900 flash. Effectively, it was an improvised macro shot. This was handheld. Very little editing, but what was done was in PSCS3 and NIK software. Overcast shade.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, return light detected, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


Kathy Salerni level-classic March 21, 2010

Very impressive capture, Gary! Perfect light and detail... #1250674

Ken R. Frischkorn March 24, 2010

Beautiful wildlife photo beautifully captured lovely color and clarity. #8478081

Tammy Espino March 30, 2010

Outstanding, I am jealous you got to see this !! :) #8498478

Irene Colling level-classic May 26, 2010

I've seen so many photos of a humming bird flying to a feeder but I've never seen one perched like this and feeding her chicks.

Love the composition and subject Gary. #8646543

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