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    From last week. Might go again but very close to disappearing to the South for the winter.

    Certainly a fun day and hectic experience. So small, so fast....

    C&C always welcomed and appreciated. Please fire away...

    Thanks for looking.

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    Bobo fantastic set of images, for me its 2 & 5 that are my favourites.
    Great colours, nice composition, and lot's of skill, to pull off shots like these.

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    Wow! Beautiful captures Bobo. Well done.

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    Hi Bobo,
    I'm a number 2 man .
    Lovely pics.
    Graham

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    Thanks Glenn, Joe, Graham.

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    No. #5 definitely for me. Great capture........

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    You have so much more patience than I.

    beautiful!! ALL of them.

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    Re: Hummers

    Thanks Bedanta, Gretchen for your encouraging words. I appreciate that and those in the preceding replies.

    I do have to thank Steve (Steve S) whose tutorial a while back got me started to think about photographing these birds. Have always felt that they were way too fast and too small for my shooting skills. Frankly that day, did more wrong then right. Now that I know, hopefully a trip tomorrow or day after will yield better results.

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    Neat set! For me, number five is about as close to 'picture perfect' as it gets!

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    Nice series Bobo, she seems to be checking you out in #4, keeping a watchful eye.

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    Can't add more constructive comment to what others above have already posted, other than to say I learned from your posts, enjoyed them and so thank you for sharing.

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    Wonderful shots. I like all of them!

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    Great set, Bobo! You nailed ‘em!

    It seems that our Hummers are fattening up and getting ready for the migration. I probably won’t get a chance at them again this year.

    You are right about shooting these little speed demons. But I have to say they are one of the most fun subjects I have ever attempted.

    About the only thing I might suggest would be that if you have a mind to, a nice subtle vignette (on all but the first) might help them stand out a bit more.

    But either way a great batch!

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    Hi Bobo,
    I can only admire these shots with a little envy. Tried some shots of birds this weekend and failed!

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    Can't add to what's been said except thumbs up, Bobo.

    Serge

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    Hi Bobo, well done a great set of images. I like #5 the best. Well done on the skill and endeavour to get the images. I must admit my bird photography is nowhere near this standard, that's why I stick with Ostriches

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    Bobo, those are fantastic shots, IMO! Number 5 is my first choice. Thanks for posting.

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    they are all awesome Bobo !!

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    Bobo,

    Love the images. One question what lens do you use. Your images are always sharp and a joy to view.

    Regards

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    Re: Hummers

    Thanks Frank, Paul, Ken, Victor, Terry, Andre, Serge, Clive, Otavio, James, Victor.

    Frankly I am overwhelmed and obviously happy and very appreciative.

    But it was the subject. Somehow it evokes quite a bit of feeling in any photography circle. I was just snapping what I could.

    Now back to something more mundane like ducks for example.
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