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Challenge: Burst of Color II (Basic Editing)
Collection: Birds
Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ30
Location: Coconut Creek, FL
Date: Jun 21, 2007
Aperture: 3.7
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/100
Galleries: Nature, Birds
Date Uploaded: Jun 22, 2007

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I must say, I'm disappointed in the score. I am really proud of this photo, and I think it fits the challenge perfectly. I didn't crop it close to the bird, because I like seeing the environment/setting and because the challenge said to use the color to have the subject stand out from the rest of the photo. Oh well, the score is not that important, and I have a photo I really like.

Statistics
Place: 148 out of 286
Avg (all users): 5.4118
Avg (commenters): 6.8571
Avg (participants): 5.2540
Avg (non-participants): 5.4919
Views since voting: 702
Views during voting: 246
Votes: 187
Comments: 12
Favorites: 1 (view)


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10/21/2008 07:56:44 PM
A beauty!
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07/08/2007 04:51:57 PM
I am still so jealous you got this fantastic image Julie!! I have been dying to catch a hummer & they know it, I am sure they deliberately taunt me as I sit in the garden, waiting and waiting...then they come and bZZZZZZZZZZZ right past me they go..darn it!
~Anni
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07/08/2007 02:23:01 PM
Julianne, this one met the challenge perfectly. When I looked at the thumbs on the Team Suck listing (I didn't get a chance to vote), this is the first one I opened. I, too, like the environment, and it's rare that you see these guys sitting and resting.
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07/08/2007 02:04:57 PM
Kudos to you for getting off a picture before he started moving again! :) Great job!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/03/2007 12:49:50 AM
That looks like a "rufus" hummingbird. You did excellent with your timing to catch him sitting still for the picture. 8
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07/03/2007 12:36:02 AM
Ooh, I really like this.
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07/02/2007 09:11:57 PM
Stunning image. Awesome. Classic capture. 10
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06/29/2007 06:32:37 AM
Its an impressive image. colours are good but not bright and saturated. Hue of overcast daylight is obvious on all the elements. Subject is bright and clear and is nicely placed but there are too many distracting elements around it.
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06/27/2007 09:15:11 PM
i am so jealous! nice natural framinf witht he foliage of the tree, and the boke behind the bird-he stands out nicely! that throat!
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06/27/2007 12:36:05 PM
Love the colors of the hummer...but would like to have seen this cropped more to focus on the bird more.
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06/27/2007 11:39:03 AM
Good colours but slightly out of focus.
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06/27/2007 12:08:27 AM
could use some re-cropping
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