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Paul Nelson

Photographer Paul Nelson followed the migratory patterns of North American birds to capture a one-of-a-kind glimpse of their natural and captivating movements as they take off for flight. Paul takes the photographs using a portable high-speed camera rig he specifically designed for this project. His portrayal of hummingbirds in their natural habitats without the distraction of complex backgrounds strikes a balance that is both beautiful and intimate. Exclusive to Room & Board.

Made in
United States



  • Material: archival paper
    Color: multicolor
  • Secondary Material: aluminum frame
    Color: gunmetal

Additional Information

  • Product Origin: made in Minnesota
  • Material Origin: United States and imported
  • Item Numbers:
    183229 Anna's Hummingbird I (19"w 1"d 23"h)
    351942 Anna's Hummingbird II (19"w 1"d 23"h)
    244457 Broad-Billed Hummingbird (19"w 1"d 23"h)
    213602 Rufous Hummingbird (19"w 1"d 23"h)

Artisan Crafted by Paul Nelson

Photographer Paul Nelson captures split-second images of birds as they take flight. Inspired by John James Audubon’s Birds of America watercolors, Nelson’s photographs offer rare close-up views so lusciously detailed they take on the visual quality of an intricate painting.

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