Saturday, April 10, 2010

I've Had Enough....I'm Out Of Here! (hummingbird 6/02/09)

Another hummingbird from our trip to Arizona last summer...


This little hummingbird wasn't very cooperative when we first me, so it would usually only allow me to get a few shots, before it had had enough and would take off.  I completely understand......I mean after all......I WAS invading it's territory!  LOL

I found out that it's really tough to get the right exposure, when you're pointing your camera up in the trees.  These are a little over exposed and blown out in the spots where the light is coming in through the trees, but I was still learning at the time and didn't really know what I was doing yet. All that considered, I think these turned out pretty good! :)  





4 comments:

  1. I was thinking about you and your hummingbird pictures today- one of our cats was giving out her "I caught something and brought it in, are you going to come check it out" cries. It was a ruby-throated hummingbird!! Stupid cat, I couldn't believe she caught one.

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  2. Awww, that's so sad Michelle! They're such beautiful little birds and so quick...I'm surprised your cat was able to get it. Fortunately, my hummingbird feeder is up where cheetoh can't get to it! I would love to put up some bird feeders in the trees, but I can't until cheetoh dies, otherwise he will have all the birdies for lunch and I can't have that!

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  3. It's the light pastel green behind the hummer that really highlights the shot. wonderful!!!

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  4. These are actually pretty good shots.

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