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Old Apr 28, 2010, 5:25 PM   #1
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Allen's Hummingbird (either an adult female or an immature male) posing on a dreary overcast day. Sony a550 with Minolta 500 AF mirror.

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Old Apr 28, 2010, 5:30 PM   #2
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Holy mackerel! Those are great! Nice detail and composition. Pity the sun wasn't out to catch the iridescence. Nice, nonetheless!
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Old Apr 28, 2010, 5:41 PM   #3
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and one more - Pentax K-7, Tamron 18-250mm

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Holy mackerel! Those are great! Nice detail and composition. Pity the sun wasn't out to catch the iridescence. Nice, nonetheless!
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penolta, these are superb. really loving the poses on #2 and the last one.

nice series.
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Old Apr 29, 2010, 11:32 AM   #6
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Thank you, Dustin. These were the best of 11 exposures - hard to pick a favorite, but I would probably favor 2 & 5 myself, too
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Nice work Pen, that Minolta 500 does a fine job.
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Thanks, GW. It is a great lens for bird photography -- and it focuses down to 10 feet, too!
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