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Wingman Aug 26, 2008 8:02 PM

Amazing what you can see in the blink of an eye!

DL + Sigma 70-300 DG APO...through my kitchen window.

Goldwinger Aug 26, 2008 8:10 PM

Well... ya gota sleep sometime!
nice capture Jay!

nhmom Aug 26, 2008 8:17 PM

That is so cute, Jay. Is he really sleeping? Or, did you catch him with his eyes closed? Hope he can hang on while he sleeps.


mtngal Aug 26, 2008 9:58 PM

It does look like it's dozing! Interesting capture.

ennacac Aug 27, 2008 9:15 AM

Looks great, nice and sharp!


Lyrics51 Aug 27, 2008 1:21 PM

Any time you can get a hummingbird that still and that clear, you deserve some sort of prize!

Wingman Aug 27, 2008 7:14 PM

Thanks all!

Patty & GW: She does look like she's dozing...or perhaps meditating, doesn't she? :sleep:

Actually she was in her regular feeding routine. It so happened thatthe shutter was faster than the blink of her eye.

Tom & Glenn: I was pleasantly surprised at the sharpness especially considering that I took it through the kitchen window (guess I have a cleankitchen windowat that:lol:). At about 280mm. the Sigma 70-300 DG APO delivers a crisp image!

Rodney9 Aug 27, 2008 10:43 PM

A terrific capture, wonderful shot.

inneyeseakay Aug 27, 2008 10:54 PM

I agree, That is a great lens, but it really doesn't account for the timing on this shot...
Simply put: PERFECT :|

bilybianca Aug 28, 2008 12:34 AM

This, I bet, is something few have ever seen before. Transcendeltal meditation for hummers...:cool:


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