Daily Archives: August 9, 2018

Costa’s Hummingbird

Costa’s Hummingbird, Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson AZ

Total disclaimer: this shot was taken at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum inside the Hummingbird Aviary. It is not a free flying bird. These birds are wild, but captive, and they are very used to human presence. This one hovered within inches of my face 🙂 Still, it is an impressive shot of an impressive bird! Sony RX10iv at 600mm equivalent. Program mode. 1/1000th @ f4 @ ISO 2000. I had the ISO set to a minimum shutter speed of 1/1000th. Processed in Polarr. (No noise reduction by the way.)