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on Jul 12, 2018 in Wildlife Photography

Humming Right Along!

Immature Black-chinned Hummer
captured by D5 / 180-400VR 2x SB-5000

Yep, I’ve been totally ignoring the blog the last few days, that’s because I am enjoying the best success rate I’ve ever experienced photographing flying hummers. This rig simply kicks ass ….

D5
180-400VR
SB-5000 2x
SD-9 2x
Impact Quikbox Micro

So why am I posting a perched hummer shot? Because I started a series of images of elegant perched hummer portraits (and lots of slo-mo hummer in flight video). Still taken with the same rig above, just fine-tuning all the elements especially the light. This is an immature Black-chinned Hummer that was waiting in queue for its turn at the feeder. mtc

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