We've had three straight days of rain over the holiday weekend. The good news is that it didn't slow down the hummingbird traffic in my back yard any.
The Hummingbird migration is in full swing in my area. They have consumed nearly a gallon of food this week
I severely underexposed this and use a very short duration flash to pull the bird out of the background. Using that technique is my favorite way to get an image that has a clean dark background without doing any special post processing.
I seems regardless of where you are, life has a way of adapting. Nature more so than the human race.
This is one of the most impactful sites I've every been at. The only other times I've experienced the same emotion is at Arlington Cemetery and Pearl Harbor.
I really don't know if this was an itch or just part of drying itself from the heavy dew this morning. I usually stick to still photography but thought a series of photos I captured earlier this week was perfect for making an animated gif. Amazing what you can do with a camera that is... Continue Reading →