Hummingbirds and the D4 visits Ecuador - Large Images

Started Jun 19, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Hummingbirds and the D4 visits Ecuador - Large Images

I just got back from a fantastic trip to Ecuador after scouting out the various lodges for Hummingbird photography and next year's workshop. My main goal was to photograph different species of these fast moving birds. I used my D4 and a combination of the 200-400 and the 500mm depending on the location. The D4 made the shooting much easier than I had expected as the high ISO is excellent, and the FPS is certainly a plus. I'm a little over whelmed with all the images I need to process, but here are a couple that I have completed.

The Technical Details: Shutter Speed 1/250sec, Aperture f/18 or f20, ISO400-800, Exposure Program Manual Mode

More hummer photos from the trip can be found here. !i=1907841934&k=kcRpDPz

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