Summer Hottie

© Howard B. Cheek

Summer Hottie

Timothy Guay July 10, 2010

perfect!!!!
- timothy #1286812

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic July 10, 2010

A magnificent Shot! I will have to try again capturing these little guys. You have a way with wildlife photograghy. Beautiful work Howard! #8746903

Carol Eade level-addict July 10, 2010

Beautiful hummingbird image, Howard, and love the title! #8746970

Monica Mermoz level-classic July 10, 2010

Gorgeous!! Well done. #8747015

Melissa Olsen July 12, 2010

Now where have I seen this before...Giggle!
Loved it there and love it here...just awesome! #8750308

Carol L. Fowler July 13, 2010

Another perfect capture! Love it! #8760323

Leslie L. Steinkraus August 11, 2010

What a spectacular capture!
Thank you for stating particulars,
wish others would do the same.
Keep up the good work, sincerely LLS #8821674

Phyllis H. Burchett August 26, 2010

Fantastic capture! #8863495

Dianna Murphy September 06, 2010

Stunning Howard. Another cover! #8884999

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Description

Shot this female Black-chinned Hummingbird yesterday, it's hot here now in Central Texas. Lots of rain lately too, unusual for this time of year.
From my first series of hummer shots this Summer..
F/9, 1/2000th, ISO 800, Canon 1D M3, 300mm f/2.8 + 1.4 x ext, 580EX Speedlite, Manfrotto 055MF4 carbon fiber tripod.
Cropped about 20% from FF. Have a 2:3 that works as well, but chose the 4:5 ratio for this post.

Uploaded on July 10, 2010


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