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Old Jul 10, 2013, 5:13 PM   #1
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Default This morning's catch during the lagoon walk

A few critters along the way when I was taking a walk.
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Very nice, the first one is like a book illustration and I love the pose on the second one.

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Old Jul 10, 2013, 10:05 PM   #3
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Yes the 1st one looks like a painting
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pretty darn good haul from just a morning stroll! excellent series, WCKSer!
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Yes the 1st one looks like a painting
Not long ago, I was moaning and groaning about not able to capture BIF pictures. But with more practice, I am getting a little better. You may call this a lucky shot.
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Very nice, the first one is like a book illustration and I love the pose on the second one.

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Thanks, Mike! This is probably the best Hummingbird in flight picture I have so far. There is still room to improve though.
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pretty darn good haul from just a morning stroll! excellent series, WCKSer!
Thanks, Rocky! All the ducks and shore birds had left the shoreline where I usually go for my shooting. Meantime, I am forced to go back to my neighborhood lagoons trying to find something to photograph. It has not been disappointing, there are lots of Egrets, Night Herons, hybrid ducks, Canada Geese and tree birds. Tree birds are hard to capture except Hummingbirds because there are a lot of them around.
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Another winning series. The hovering hummer belongs on top.
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Another winning series. The hovering hummer belongs on top.
Thanks, Bob! With practice, I am getting better at it.
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