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_MG_8604 Hummer

_MG_8604 Hummer

I tried a hummingbird feeder on my window this spring and it attracted lots of ants, so I took it down and decided if hummers wanted to feed at my house, they'd have to rely on flowers. This morning I spied this little one hanging around my geraniums for quite a long time and went for my 300mm lens which, unfortunately, was on my Canon 50D which doesn't have the superb focusing ability of my 7D, so I made a lens switch and caught these three images, unfortunately again, at ISO 3200 because the morning light wasn't that bright.

Canon EOS 7D
1/1000s f/8.0 at 300.0mm iso3200 full exif

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Judith Barnett31-Jul-2013 18:27
Nice shot, I have never seem our hummingbirds at the geraniums.
momad3004428-Jul-2013 21:56
Wondershot shot, Isabel!
Gary Retterbush28-Jul-2013 20:53
Wonderful shot! Just wish we had hummers over here.....