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Hummingbird Babies!

Discussion in 'Nature' started by Jman, Jul 16, 2011.

  1. Jman

    Jman Mu-43 Veteran

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    Apr 20, 2011
    Columbus, OH
    Baby hummingbirds outside my window. Boy are these guys tiny.

    Bunch of different lenses here, all on the GH2 (and all various levels of cropping).

    This is with the Canon FD 135mm f/2 and a cheap FD Tamron 2x TC, close to full frame:

    hummingbirds1.

    This is with the Minolta MD 135mm f/2.8, very heavily cropped (about 85%):
    hummingbirds3.

    And these two are with the cheap-o Kalimar 80-200mm f/4.5-5.6 at 200mm wide open, both about a 50% crop, so quite heavily cropped:
    Got the mommy feeding:
    hummingbirds2.

    hummingbirds4.
     
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  2. Luke

    Luke Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
    Luke
    cute babies!
     
  3. GaryAyala

    GaryAyala Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    SoCal
    Wonderful images and what a great opportunity. Good luck to your Hummers.

    G
     
  4. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    Texas
  5. KVG

    KVG Banned User

    May 10, 2011
    yyc(Calgary, AB)
    Kelly Gibbons
    Wow! Great photos. Are those hand held?

    Sent from my iPhone using Mu-43 App
     
  6. Alanroseman

    Alanroseman Super Moderator Emeritus

    Dec 21, 2010
    New England
    Spectacular

    Wow! Those are just incredible, honestly. Fabulous.
     
  7. Bokeh Diem

    Bokeh Diem Mu-43 Top Veteran

    655
    Mar 14, 2010
    Toronto
    And that nest.... almost architectural, designed.
     
  8. drd1135

    drd1135 Zen Snapshooter

    Mar 17, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
    Steve
    Great catch and nice use of the equipment.:bravo-009:
     
  9. bnash

    bnash Mu-43 Regular

    35
    Oct 29, 2010
    Saskatchewan
    Great pictures! How lucky to have them outside your window and interesting to see that they really do reinforce their nests with spiders webs.
    Thanks.
     
  10. artsifrtsy

    artsifrtsy Mu-43 Regular

    165
    Jul 2, 2011
    Ozarks
    Awesome photos!!
     
  11. JudyM

    JudyM Mu-43 All-Pro

    May 5, 2010
    Westminster, MD
    Fantastic photos. How lucky you are!
     
  12. relic

    relic Mu-43 Veteran

    235
    Oct 21, 2010
    Lovely images, Jman.