My Favorite Hummingbird 2 (Summer birds desert sky ). Photo by Lauren517
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My Favorite Hummingbird 2

Uploaded by: Lauren517

Tuesday June 11, 2013

Sahuarita, AZ (Current Weather Conditions)


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4. Lauren517
12:09 AM GMT on June 24, 2013
I have a Photo List of people I periodically send emails to with Picasa Photo albums / slideshows - about 100 people.

In case some of you have come back here I want you to know I did a dialog email and 47 picture Picasa on the hummingbirds - Mama & Mo.

If you would like to see it just email me at

All of my pictures are copyrighted.
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3. Lauren517
11:59 AM GMT on June 12, 2013
Good eye, Shaz4OR!
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2. Shaz4OR
7:01 AM GMT on June 12, 2013
I could swear this mommy has hold of her baby's beak with her foot! LOL
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1. cyriously68
1:15 AM GMT on June 12, 2013
This is an exceptional shot. In fact they all are terrific.
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About Lauren517


I took early retirement (age 55) from a corporate sales / marketing career in 1995. My wife (now 51 years of marital bliss!), Barbara, and I then built our dream home in Estes Park, CO only to realize we could not live at 8,000' as a base elevation (though we hiked regularly at 10-12,000' and up to 14,000'). So in the spring of 2003 we sold it and built a home at Quail Creek at 3000' in Sahuarita, AZ - just south of Tucson; near the Santa Rita Mountains. Due to a hiking fall in 2008, and subsequent re-constructive shoulder surgery, the "no more golf" mandate brought me back to my photography. God works in mysterious ways!I use PhotoShop minimally; enhance but not create as I say. Want people to see what I saw as I pretty much saw it. I have been blessed to have been asked to do one person gallery exhibits and am frequently published in magazines and newspapers.Although I sell my images, the real reward is the joy I am told I bring to others with my efforts. My motto is, "Shoot The Shot The Others Did Not!"

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