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Purple-throated Mountain Gem (female)

Image # 1D2_05816

Grounds of Savegre Lodge, Cerro de la Muerte


Canon 70-200L/f2.8 IS with 1.4x TC at 280 mm

ISO 200, f/4, 1/1250 second

Manual Exposure


The area right outside the lodge was just perfect for shooting the many species of Hummingbirds that were attracted to several feeders.  Fortunately, there were several natural perches for them to land on.  I positioned myself to get the brown tile floor in the background, which was far enough away to stay nicely out of focus.