Wings

We’ve been watching the hummingbirds all week here at the YMCA of the Rockies and I kept thinking I’d like to get my tripod set up and take a slow-motion video of a hummingbird. I never did get the tripod out, but when we noticed a hummingbird sipping the flowers again this evening, I pulled the camera out and tried to take the video without the tripod. It was smoother than I thought it would turn out and is a fun thing to watch.

Another hummingbird shows up if you watch it long enough. Fascinating. I think this one is a female and the newcomer is a male (judging by its extra colors). It may have been trying to impress her. That’s my guess.

Enjoy!

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2 Responses to Wings

  1. Alan, this is very fascinating to watch. Great job! I’m coveting your slow motion mode.

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    • alanbeth says:

      Thanks Danny! Glad you enjoyed it. It’s always fun to try and see how it looks after taking it. I need to up the HD setting to see if the slo-mo comes in with better quality. it’s grainier than i’d like to see.

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