Taken 12-Jun-14
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Subcategory:Birds
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Keywords:400mm f/5.6, Canon 7D, Illinois, Summer, birds, flower, hummingbird, nature, ruby-throated hummingbird, tongue beard foxglove, wildlife, www.troymarcyphotography.com www.facebook.com/troymarcyphotogr
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Dimensions5436 x 3678
Original file size6.31 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken12-Jun-14 09:24
Date modified12-Jun-14 12:40
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 7D
Focal length400 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/1600 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 500
Metering modePattern
A Morning Drink for a Hummingbird

A Morning Drink for a Hummingbird

I'm pretty excited about this image. It is probably, technically, my best hummingbird image to date. This was taken this morning with natural morning light and handheld with my Canon 7d and 400mm lens. I would scan these foxglove beard tongue wildflowers for any sort of activity to see if I could spot a hummingbird feeding. Needless to say, patience is required. As you can see, I was rewarded nicely with this image. I'm thankful I was able to make the most of the opportunity and light.
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