Black-chinned Hummingbird

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  1. HikinMike

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    Just a male Black-chinned Hummingbird from a few months ago.

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    5D, 300mm f/4L IS, 1.4x II, ISO 400 , 1/320 , f/11
     
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    Great shot!
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    Very nice Mike.... !!
    congrats.
    Joe
     
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    What a beautiful capture! The head and eye are so clear, the 'movement' of the wings is captured, and there is no distracting background to detract from the subject. Nicely done!
     
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    Thanks Joe and 'Antarctican'!
     
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    Great shot! I don't understand your decision for f/11 though, considering the slower shutter speed, but it's still a great shot!
     
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    Since I'm not going to freeze the wings, unless I use flash, I wanted to try and get the whole body in focus. That's why I picked f/11.
     

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