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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Hummingbird sticking its tongue out at me

Many animals seem to do weird things for me when I take their photos; this one is partially sticking her tongue out at me (called a “blep”). The complimentary colors (greens and reds) just came together beautifully Taken at a high ISO (6400) and 1/200th shutter speed.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 07.2018
Photo Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T6s
Copyright: © James Hennigan