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While shooting the California Tiger Lily, this little critter made an appearance. I had been told by the staff of the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (where this was taken) that the Hummingbirds liked the Tiger Lily, so I was sitting quietly about 15 feet away with the 300mm lens focused.

When s/he showed up, I started hitting the shutter!

Nikon D60
300mm
cropped
slightly processed

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Comments

  • rav1221
    rav1221about 3 years ago

    Oh my this is a wonderful shot! Did you use a remote to take this? I love it!

  • No remote. Handheld with my elbows resting on my knees and waiting . . .

    THANK YOU for your great comments!

    – Ron Hannah

  • Sheryl Gerhard
    Sheryl Gerhardabout 3 years ago

    Wow1 You’re good. Really nice image Ron.

  • Many thanks, Sheryl!

    – Ron Hannah

  • rav1221
    rav1221about 3 years ago

    That’s really cool, very patient just like any great photographer, lovely work.

  • shanghaiwu
    shanghaiwuabout 3 years ago
  • WOW!! THANK YOU to the Moderators!! I am thrilled and honored!

    – Ron Hannah

  • Glenn Cecero
    Glenn Ceceroabout 3 years ago

    Magnificent image, very well done IMHO and congratulations!

  • Thank you much!

    – Ron Hannah

  • chrstnes73
    chrstnes73about 3 years ago

    These birds are so precious. What a great capture!

  • Many thanks!

    – Ron Hannah

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 3 years ago

    Very nice capture

  • THANK YOU, Larry!

    – Ron Hannah

  • Barbara Manis
    Barbara Manisabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture, Ron!

  • Thanks so much, Barbara!

    – Ron Hannah

  • Sharon Batdorf
    Sharon Batdorfabout 3 years ago

    wonderful work ! Beautiful!

  • Many thanks, Sharon!

    – Ron Hannah

  • Dayonda
    Dayondaabout 3 years ago


    23 Jun 2011

  • THANK YOU to the moderators for the feature! I am thrilled beyond words!

    – Ron Hannah

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