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Photo of the Day ~ Birds Category ~ August 28, 2008

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Fly By Sweet Sippin
by Marion Cronen (Marn) 
Camera:
Olympus E-1
Location:
Union, Oregon
 
United States of America

Photographer Notes:
This lil Hummer was just a buzzin all around me and I got off 3 shots of her at this flower before she took off .. I had to be quick and she was right off to my left about 10 feet ..


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Joyce Webley commented on August 28, 2008 01:28:
Don't you just love these guys? This is so well composed and captured! The flowers are pretty and I like the wing blur with the great detail on the rest and the background. Congratulations, Marion!
Marion Cronen commented on August 28, 2008 02:05:
Thank You ... I could sit all day and watch these lil guys .. they are amazeing .. I wished they were around all year round .. :)
Ken Hinkelman commented on August 28, 2008 06:41:
This is a fantastic shot Marion. Congratulations on your win today.
Carmem Costa Mência commented on August 28, 2008 07:57:
Marion, your picture is beautiful! Bela composition. Congratulations! I also love shooting hummingbirds. A hug, Carmem.
Marion Cronen commented on August 28, 2008 09:56:
Thanks Ya guys .. These maybe tiny lil creatures but they sure have a big attitude .. they sure can defend there feeders .. lol..
Linn Smith commented on August 28, 2008 10:03:
Wow...an amazing photograph especially considering how little time you had to snap the picture! Gorgeous DOF, color and clarity! Congratulations on your win today!
Marion Cronen commented on August 28, 2008 10:33:
Thank You ... ya I only had enough time to swing the camera around and hit the button .. im just glad the camera locked focus on the lil girl .. it was just one of them lucky shots..
Marion Cronen commented on August 28, 2008 12:28:
Thank you ... this is the first time i have planted them .. there was only 2 plants that came up .. I was hopeing to have many more plants come up for them as i aimed my garden for the hummers and butterflies ..
Lois Sturdivant commented on August 28, 2008 13:54:
Very nice one, Marn!
Marion Cronen commented on August 28, 2008 15:03:
Thank You .. :)
Niikinut commented on August 28, 2008 18:12:
This is a wonderful capture. They are difficult subjects. Well done
Sherry Pollett commented on August 28, 2008 18:19:
Beautiful! I love cosmos almost as much as I love hummers. Great capture. I just love it. Congrats on POTD--it is well-deserved.
Marion Cronen commented on August 28, 2008 18:25:
Thank You ... I love the colors of this flower .. it is such a deep pink/purple..
Esther Wyatt commented on August 28, 2008 18:25:
I very much enjoyed this image!! Well done !!
Marion Cronen commented on August 28, 2008 18:25:
Thank You ..
Mustafa Kizilcay commented on August 28, 2008 18:58:
Wonderful capture, Marion. Big congratulations on another POTD!
Mustafa Kizilcay commented on August 28, 2008 18:58:
Wonderful capture, Marion. Big congratulations on another POTD!
Marion Cronen commented on August 28, 2008 20:21:
Thank You ... :)
Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on August 28, 2008 22:29:
A fabulous and stunning image of this busy little hummer...tremendous detail, wing action and beautiful flowers too. Big congrats on a truly outstanding composition, Marion!
Kathy Shogren commented on August 28, 2008 22:54:
I agree with all above, this is just perfect in every way Marion. Congrats on such a well-deserved POTD!
Marion Cronen commented on August 29, 2008 01:54:
Thanks you guys .. im just happy I was able to get this shot .. my hummers havent been hanging around my flowers to much .. they prefer the feeder ...lol


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