Gold 2019 Nature / Wildlife

Rainbow Ballet

  • Prize
    Gold in Nature/Wildlife
  • Photographer
    Christian Spencer
  • Technical Info
    F22 Iso 100 4000 Canon T4i
  • Photo Date
    2015

The photo captures the exact moment in which the sunlight penetrates the wings of a Black and white Jacobin hummingbird revealing a secret of nature that cannot be seen with our eyes.As the light penetrates the feathers it creates a prism effect filling the wings and tail with rainbows.This photo contains no digital manipulation.

He is a professional artist, filmmaker and photographer. Recently Christian has been awarded many prizes in international photo competitions. Winning best overall photo 2014 and 2015 in the Ecological Society of Australia Photo Competition; winner in World Meteorological Organization photography awards and finalist in Head On Awards in Sydney Australia and Travel Photographer of the year and best photo award in the Canon college photography competition in Brazil in 2017. In these 18 years of career Christian Spencer has used the canvas, film, music and photography to sustain his unique art, a