Light shining through hummingbird wings

Photographer Christian Spencer shot these pictures of jacobin hummingbirds from his verandah in Rio de Janeiro.  The translucent wings act as a kind of prism that turns each bird into a tiny rainbow.

Spencer said he did not do any digital manipulation of the photos.  He just used natural light.

For more photos and background information, click on Nine Magical Pictures of Hummingbirds’ Wings Shine Like Rainbows on Bored Panda.

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One Response to “Light shining through hummingbird wings”

  1. Fred (Au Naturel) Says:

    Now THAT is some stunning photography.

    Liked by 1 person

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