A male Ruby-Throated Hummingbird perched on a Blue Spruce branch . I have feeders in 3 different spots in my yard and spend many hours crouched behind trees or sitting in the weeds waiting for a good shot !

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  • AngieBanta
    AngieBantaover 3 years ago

    I love this shot! It’s a beautiful capture, he is so pretty & I love the water drops on the branch!

  • Renee Blake
    Renee Blakeover 3 years ago

    Thanks so much Angie ! This was one of my first good shots of a male so I was pretty excited !!

  • Robert Taylor
    Robert Taylorover 3 years ago

    Beautifully caught….Your waiting paid off…..nice diagonal created by the branch,super droplets & a super little pose of the fella to top it off….

  • Thanks so much !

    – Renee Blake

  • Anna Ryan
    Anna Ryanover 3 years ago

    How cool is this. He is soooooo cute as! :D

  • Thanks so much !

    – Renee Blake

  • RebeccaBlackman
    RebeccaBlackmanover 3 years ago

    Your waiting has paid off, beautiful capture, instant fave.

  • Thanks a bunch !

    – Renee Blake

  • JanT
    JanTover 3 years ago

    What a great shot! Such clarity and yet such beautiful shallow depth of field behind the hummingbird! So glad you’ve posted on RB!

  • Thanks so much !

    – Renee Blake

  • Eivor Kuchta
    Eivor Kuchtaover 3 years ago

    Excellent capture! I like the diagonal in your composition, and the DOF is just perfect!

  • Thanks so much for your kind comment!

    – Renee Blake

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconover 3 years ago

    Brilliant capture!! I love the DOF and composition!! Well done!

  • Thanks so much for your kind comment :)

    – Renee Blake

  • Ralph Angelillo
    Ralph Angelilloover 3 years ago

    Superb capture and composition Renee !

  • bettywiley
    bettywileyover 3 years ago

    wonderful capture – love the composition!

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