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Hummingbird Art

Art comes in all different forms and styles and only your imagination can expand

and create your unique art form such as hummingbird art. When I started taking hummingbird

pictures, I already had my images that I really wanted to get. I just didn't know how and when

I would be able to get that image in my mind but I knew that once I got that image, it would

be beautiful hummingbird art prints.

I started out trying to attract hummingbirds to my feeder and I bought a glass feeder.

This is a very common hummingbird feeder but if your purpose is to take hummingbird pictures,

it won't work well. The glass sits right in the middle of the feeder blocks the view of hummingbirds

and when you get a chance to take a hummingbird picture, the glass gets in the image.

Hummingbird glass feeders also tend to get messy because of the positions of the feeding

holes and hummingbirds drop a lot of sips of sugar water from the feeder. This creates another problem:

dealing with hummingbird feeder ants.

After doing some research, I came to my conclusion that a flat hummingbird feeder is the best.

It has a slim metal post in the middle of the feeder but I removed it and I put the feeder

on a hummingbird stand so that I could see hummingbirds without blocking the view. However, during taking hummingbird pictures, I encountered another problem. The hummingbirds coming to the feeder quite often turned their back on me and I couldn't get their front view. On top of that,they would sit on the feeder's rails rather than hovering. To fix this problem, I removed some rails from the feeder and I also put a scotch tape on some feeding holes especially the ones facing toward me. The feeding holes on the opposite side of the feeder are open, so when they came to the feeder, they would have to go the other side of the feeder to get on feeding. And that's when I got a clear view of the hummingbirds.

I tried glossy prints, metal prints, metal sheet print and canvas prints and they all came

out great. The canvas print have an unique artistic feel to it and it almost look like a

painting. This framed hummingbird art is proudly hanging on the wall along with other

hummingbird wall arts.

With right gears, right preparation, determination, patience, creativity and perseverance,

I could achieve what I was looking for and with my invaluable experiences of hummingbird

photo shoots in South East Arizona, I'm now looking forward to the day when I will be able

to visit Costa Rica someday for another fantastic humming shoots.


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