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16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Superstar

When I took this photo, I imagined a famous person modeling before a crowd in the spotlight. That is how I view this small green-crown brilliant hummingbird. The name Brilliant even suggests it's a superstar. The mysterious white light in the background is what makes this photo unique. It allows the bird to separate itself from the green jungle while resting on a branch, giving me just enough time to snap this photo.

TAGS: Animal, Bird, Costa Rica, Jungle, Nature, Wildlife

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Jackson, Missouri, United States of America
Member since 2015
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Trevor LaClair.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2018
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 14, 2018, 2:49 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D
Focal Length: 400mm
Shutter Speed: 1/30
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO800
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PHOTO LOCATION Monteverde, Costa Rica