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Yes, this stag had his hands full keeping his girls out of the other boy's reach..

A few other stags trying their luck, but even when the 'boss' was taking a well deserved 'nap'
he soon was up and raring to go ..at the interlopers...and that roar was no less noisy.

Thanks everyone for commenting on yesterday's stag...
yes he was getting close and the tree I was near...thinner than meWinkWink

Enjoy and hope you did well with the storm and got away with it lightly

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:27 Oct 2013 - 8:29 AM
Focal Length:350mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:I'll be calling You...
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:28 Oct 2013 - 12:32 PM
Tags:Bushy park, Deer, General, Stag, Surrey, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

Comments

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6520 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 12:34 PM

This is magnificent Lillian, you were quite close too, you brave girl. - gary

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 12:36 PM

Great shot Lillian, you can almost hear him from here...beautifully captured

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 12:37 PM

Just superb!!

Albert

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 12:57 PM

Good Morning!

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 12:57 PM

Superb shot Lillian, excellent composition and detail, great timing too

Hugh

Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1685 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 1:04 PM

Outstanding image.
Nigel

Caziwinkles
28 Oct 2013 - 1:12 PM

Beautiful shot Lillian - sweet talking stag! Smile

Carol

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 1:12 PM

A fine specimen.............GrinGrinGrin

BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 1:16 PM

He's definitely 'the man'.
A beautiful beast and super capture.

B.

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 1:26 PM

He looks to be in his prime and very capable. What a great shot Lillian.

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 1:35 PM

excellent capture
when I was in Richmond a few years ago it saddened me to see the old fellas on the fringe of activity
Guess they have their memories

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
28 Oct 2013 - 1:47 PM

A stunning capture with great emotion and composition Lillian Grin

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 1:59 PM

Fabulous capture Lillian, great details and timing in this excellent composition!
George

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
28 Oct 2013 - 2:21 PM

Fine close up Lillian, super composition and detail,
Fred.

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 2:23 PM

Great shot Lillian, detail in all the right places Wink
Geoff.

myrab
myrab e2 Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2013 - 2:28 PM

Another great shot, your deer images have been splendid.

Myra

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 2:34 PM

An excellent image, Lillian, he has a wonderful head of antlers, enough to woo any lady Smile Carol

jdinne
jdinne  11 England
28 Oct 2013 - 2:51 PM

Lillian think this is brilliant one if not the best I have seen so far this year.

John

EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2013 - 2:59 PM

Great imageSmile

Eileen

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 3:10 PM

Excellent capture, Lillian, timed so well to capture the bellowing.
R.

lynks
lynks  6 England
28 Oct 2013 - 3:24 PM

Nice one Lillian.WinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWink

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 3:28 PM

Clear and sharp and to the point Lillian Wink!!!!!!!
Ron

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 3:48 PM

Classic!Grin

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 3:54 PM

A brilliant, well timed capture Lillian GrinGrin

Kathryn

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2013 - 3:56 PM

Beautiful image. Well captured.

christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
28 Oct 2013 - 3:57 PM

stunning capture good light and detail well done lillian. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41034 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 4:12 PM

The focus is spot on with the background nicely out of focus and the light gives a lovely sculpting to the head. Nicely done, Lillian.

Dave

Daxiesmum
Daxiesmum e2 Member 2Daxiesmum vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2013 - 4:14 PM

So you went. And really worthwhile it turned out to be! Great detail and definition, as usual with your work, Lillian. Really like these shots, but this ofr me is best!

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 4:27 PM

A first class image, Lillian - the detail, clarity and depth of field are superb.

Richard

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 4:41 PM

Wonderful light Lillian.
Brings him out a treat !!
Super shot.
Mick.

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 4:51 PM

A super well-timed capture
Ju

graceland
graceland  92378 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 5:01 PM

As ever GREAT

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114493 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 5:18 PM

Excellent as always, off ta look at yesterdays now Wink

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 5:24 PM

Amazing shot Lillian. Looks like this Stag could be heading for some Pubs Wall !

John Smile

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 6:53 PM

Like the title Lillian - memories of Nelson Eddy and Jeanette McDonald: DGrinGrin A really great capture.
Joan.

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 7:16 PM

Outstanding Lillian.

widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 7:30 PM

Wow this is a beauty SmileSmile Stunning light GrinGrin

Rod

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 7:30 PM

He's one handsome bloke and the girls will love him. Super capture.

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 7:38 PM

Sheer quality, Lillian.

Ray

Myathebirdwatcher999
Myathebirdwatcher999 Junior e2 Member 1Myathebirdwatcher999 vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2013 - 7:56 PM

Brilliant shot, hopefully I will be going up there soon to get some photos!

MyaGrinGrin

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 8:00 PM

Beautifully captured Lillian SmileSmile
Helen

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 8:04 PM

A terrific shot of this powerful and magnificent animal, you were very brave to get so close and risk incuring his wrath!

achieverswales
28 Oct 2013 - 8:09 PM

Awesome capture Lillian, letting you know he is there.

Regards

Trev.

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 9:00 PM

Super capture Lillian, he certainly wants the others to know he is thereSmile

Cliff

ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 9:29 PM

Superb photography Lillian,

Ali

leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
28 Oct 2013 - 10:03 PM

Excellent composition and capture. Great timing.
Effrossini

johnlw
johnlw e2 Member 7johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 10:27 PM

A wonderful capture great detail.
Regards John.

capto
capto e2 Member 21057 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2013 - 10:38 PM

Great sharpness on this fine shot.Smile

ivor

ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
29 Oct 2013 - 6:14 AM

Well ... I see they have simplified this ritual ... It need neither flowers nor worries ... You need only have the roaring louder and the horns which are greater than the opponent's ones...WinkLol
Great scene!Smile
Regards Valery

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 8:33 AM

You are featured e2 piccy at the moment Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile
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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 9:02 AM

wonderful shot can almost here the bellowing fromhere

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 9:15 AM

Great shot Lillian. Looks like one finally found his voice for you.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

User_Removed
29 Oct 2013 - 9:27 AM

Perfect composition, outstanding detail.

Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
29 Oct 2013 - 10:22 AM

Simply SUPERB!!! Lillian.
Brian

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 12:25 PM

Beautifully taken Lillian! Everything works perfectly!

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 2:01 PM

A beautifully sharp and detailed capture, Lillian, and wonderful light too - excellent work Smile
Trev Smile

vickyf
vickyf e2 Member 8vickyf vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 2:27 PM

You've got the atmosphere, light, focus and composition down to a T. Lovely.

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 2:51 PM

A stunning image Lillian..Lin

rogerfry
rogerfry e2 Member 8505 forum postsrogerfry vcard United Kingdom
29 Oct 2013 - 3:28 PM

Lovely image Lillian......the light on his eye really makes it.

Roger.

carper123
carper123  280 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 4:07 PM


Quote: The focus is spot on with the background nicely out of focus and the light gives a lovely sculpting to the head. Nicely done, Lillian.

Dave

Another stunning image, Lillian.
Well done on those well deserved awards.
Darryl. x Smile

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
1 Nov 2013 - 10:03 AM

WOW. Now this is a real stunner, Lillian. The light and detail on him are amazing.

Great timing catching him in that pose too!

Andrew

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