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Booted Racket-tail Hummingbird


Posted by Jakejacoby on Sat Sep 26, 2020 10:27 am

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by david fletcher on Sat Sep 26, 2020 11:29 am
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Nailed this Jake! Much to enjoy, and even the fly adds interest.
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by ADKShooter on Sat Sep 26, 2020 4:50 pm
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david fletcher wrote:
Nailed this Jake!  Much to enjoy, and even the fly adds interest.



I agree with David on both counts plus terrific composition.  My only nit is the out of focus dark object below the tail.  To my eye it looks like this should be eliminated.
 

by Ron Day on Sat Sep 26, 2020 5:29 pm
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The tail of the hummer provides a great leading line into the image, and the composition is excellent, Jake! Agree with Warren on removing the dark blurry object below the tail. Excellent work! :)
 

by Karl Egressy on Sun Sep 27, 2020 9:59 am
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Love the composition, the flower just as beautiful as the bird, or almost.
 

by Carol Clarke on Mon Sep 28, 2020 5:07 pm
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Beautiful bird and blossom, Jake! Superb image - just get rid of that dark blob under the tail..........

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by Doug Brown on Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:05 am
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Nice shot Jake! Like the fly on the flower. I believe the bird is a Long-tailed (or perhaps Violet-tailed) Sylph.
 

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