Humingbird with Tamron 150-600 in a-mount on A7iii with LA_EA3

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JimH123 Senior Member • Posts: 1,821
Humingbird with Tamron 150-600 in a-mount on A7iii with LA_EA3
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I had read that hummingbirds do eat small insects, and today I got my proof.  I was using my Sony A7iii with a first generation Tamron 150-600 using the Sony LA-EA3 adapter.  I was using ISO 1600 to keep the shutter speed high enough to stop the wings which ended up being 1/2500 sec @ f/6.3 at 600mm.  This means that this shot was done wide open.

Here is the original, treated by Topaz AI Clear.

And this is a tight crop showing the aphids that the hummingbird was feeding upon.

This shot was taken at a distance of about 25-30 feet.  At this distance, the hummingbird wasn't even paying attention to me.

Topaz is currently obsoleting AI Clear and replacing it with DeNoise AI.  Currently, I am still liking AI Clear more than DeNoise AI since it is faster and more automatic.  But here is the same image treated with DeNoise AI.

Anyway, I see the aphids, and I see that the hummingbird is going after them.

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