Hardest shot I ever took

Challenge #61 in the Eclectic series. Hosted by Ro13.
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Ever had one of those shots that just took forever to get it right? No editing...just the perfected shot, and maybe a description of what made it hard.
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Standing in the rain without a tripod, trying to catch one of our backyard hummingbirds in a moment of stillness.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 22nd March, 2011 04:31 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 30th April, 2010
Focal length: 220 mm
Shutter speed: 1/640 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 1600
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