Female Ruby Throated Hummingbird
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The Lord will perfect that which concerned me: thy mercy, O Lord endureth for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands...Psalm 139: 8
Has celestial wings
This celebrity is heard
In the music it sings.
Poetry by me, AJP
I was happy to get the wing and the beak in focus..but it is just a tad bit dark and grainy..The last time I used flash... the drawback with flash is that my camera lags in dim lighting and won't let me use over 1/200 shutter speed in conjunction with a flash in the manual setting. .With the fast movement of the hummingbird's wings I had a difficult time getting the flash to go off at the right moment... .... I experimented on this shot without the flash and instead used a faster shutter speed and ISO to capture the movement of the wings..Not perfect yet but eventually hope to get it right....Possibly it would have brightened up some, if I had opened my aperture just a little more....That's how we learn through trial and error. For the most part I am happy with this shot...
Focal Length 185 mm...macro
Exposure time 1/400 sec.
ISO speed ISO 800
Exposure Program Manual
Thank you so much Donald Garrett for the spotlight...I appreciate it!
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