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Me and My Shadow
Me and My Shadow

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Challenge: Free Study 2012-07 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Pentax K-R
Lens: Pentax SMC DA 55-300mm F4.5-5.8ED
Location: Paducah
Date: Jul 22, 2012
Aperture: 8.0
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/1000
Date Uploaded: Jul 29, 2012

Patience rewarded: some extended moments of hovering in the early morning sun, taking a few sips, posing for some pretty nice shots. Hope you enjoy!

Place: 20 out of 259
Avg (all users): 6.7297
Avg (commenters): 7.8333
Avg (participants): 6.6629
Avg (non-participants): 7.0000
Views since voting: 805
Views during voting: 189
Votes: 111
Comments: 8
Favorites: 2 (view)

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08/08/2012 03:32:39 PM
7 :) and you got 1 fave! I only give 7 or more to hummer shots that are obviously NOT setup with a sugar laden feeder, visible in shot or not and those that are plainly note like this one. Note that I gave you a higher score than mine was averaging at the time. Who'd give this a 2, 3, 4 or 5? Envy. Sloth. Greed and no doubt they never saw the shadow. An 8 without the eye catching bumblebee...
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08/08/2012 07:02:16 AM
love the shadow
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/07/2012 11:41:52 PM
I just wish I could see his wing against the dark background - the wonderful shadow will have to do. Delightful catch, well composed. Voted earlier.
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08/07/2012 11:19:56 AM
SMILE from me, this is adorable, right up there with ET flying across the moon. A one time chance, how lovely you were ready for it. Instant fav! And a Gilded Lily.
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08/07/2012 03:05:04 AM
Lovely shot - I love the position of the shadow.
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08/05/2012 05:49:07 PM
Beautifully sharp Hummer! And a bonus bee :-)
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08/01/2012 05:12:26 PM
Fabulous hummer image with essential BG elements and yay no feeder!
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08/01/2012 04:47:19 PM
Nailed that shadow.
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