Category Archives: Hummingbirds

The better hummingbird

The main reason for yesterday’s post was to showcase the processing of a hummingbird using Topaz’s Impression and Glow Plugins. Sure, I added words in there. That’s because my readers are split into two camps. Some just come for the words … Continue reading

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Some stuff, some other stuff, and odd stuff

Writing a generic post begins by choosing a photo. In this case, a hummingbird photo. This hummingbird photo . . . As I work with the photo, I’m quasi-simultaneously thinking about what I might write. I finish my first iteration . … Continue reading

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Quick October Update

Some of my readers, probably very few, might have noticed a drop in output.  ‘Been busy. Plus, you know, fell into discussing violence, guns, and stuff. Won’t happen again. The discussing part. I linked enough stuff to keep an interested … Continue reading

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All sorts of stuff

I begin with a video I shot earlier today . . .  Again, if you have a good connection, watch in HD. I continue with something that I had forgotten about. Earlier, I made a comment on Facebook about last … Continue reading

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First Batch of 2015 Hummingbirds

Just a quick post regarding hummingbirds . . . that’s why we begin with tree swallows.  Here’s proof that nesting be difficult on the pair . . .  I’m pretty sure this is the female, and she’s looking a bit … Continue reading

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Unusual

After many days of rain, the weather yesterday offered up a change . . . snow. This next twenty seconds video is composed of two ten seconds videos shot scant minutes apart immediately after the rain went from big drops … Continue reading

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Summer’s End

Mid-September, I look out the back, and here’s this hummer “guarding” the four feeders  . . . well, more like half-guarding-half-sleeping. It’s sitting on the flower basket, dozing off against the morning chill (it was overcast, and the light was bad, … Continue reading

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