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Ecologically sound hummers   Leave a comment

I have a long way to go on my technique but if fun is part of it then I’m all set. These little guys are a real challenge to capture. They move so fast and in such a seemingly random fashion that setting the camera on a tripod and waiting for one to come into view can be as effective as hand holding the camera and trying to track their gyrations. We are in the process of making some environmental changes to enable some better shooting so stay tuned.

These were both shot with my trusty Canon 70-200/2.8 IS on my 20D with a Canon 430EX flash providing some fill/highlight lighting.