Facebook Pixel Humming Bird Photo - Case Study

Humming Bird Photo – Case Study

As part of our ‘How I Took it’ Assignment NaturesPixel submitted this photo and told us how it was taken.


Where Was it Taken?
Taken in my back yard after about 3 weeks of getting the hummers used to me being soo close to their feeder

What settings did you use?
195mm, f5,1/1000

What gear did you use?

Nikon D50 DSLR, Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG APO Macro

What post production work have you done on the shot (if any)?
Cropped and slight sharpening in PS

What were you hoping to achieve with the shot?
The satitisfation of getting a hummer in flight shot…lol

What did you do well?
i think i did well getting this shot considering i had only had my camera for 3 weeks and knew nothing abt the photography but point and shoot

How could you have improved it?
next spring im gonna get her approching a flower.. i hope,,,lol

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Darren Rowse
Darren Rowse

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He lives in Melbourne Australia and is also the editor of the ProBlogger Blog Tips. Follow him on Instagram, on Twitter at @digitalPS or on Google+.

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