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Thank you all for all your comments and votes yesterday, today a stag taken at Bushy Park last October, not good light.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300S Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:150.0-500.0 mm f/5.0-6.3
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:26 Oct 2012 - 8:02 AM
Focal Length:250mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/6.7
Shutter Speed:1/6sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Pardon Me!
Username:achieverswales achieverswales
Uploaded:22 Jan 2013 - 12:05 AM
Tags:Antlers, Bellow, Deer, Male, Red deer, Stag, Wildlife / nature
Votes:38

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4133 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 12:11 AM

"You're excused!"WinkWink.
Fine capture of the bellowing stag, Trev, nicely picked out in very fine detail from the b/g with that wide aperture and selective focussing.
Ronnie.

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geoffrey baker
geoffrey baker e2 Member 9496 forum postsgeoffrey baker vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 12:40 AM

A great shot under very testing conditions.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  1 South Africa
22 Jan 2013 - 4:12 AM

I have not seen one of these on site for a while !! A great and most enjoyable image Trev !!

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 5:51 AM

A fine capture, Trev. Carol

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 5SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 7:20 AM

Great capture.

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  4 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 7:38 AM

You got to take the opportunities when they present themselves. Great shot and timing all the same. paul

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franken
franken e2 Member 112914 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 8:56 AM

Impressive capture Trev.

Ken

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7100 forum postsTrev_B vcard England61 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 9:09 AM

He's a big old boy... great detail considering a shutter speed of 1/6sec!!

Trev

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 5LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 9:44 AM

The shivering antlers add resonance to this fellow's bellow.

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom25 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 9:50 AM

Ooooo What a lovely capture Trev............. bet he was noisyGrinGrinGrin
Diane

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom71 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 10:24 AM

A fine image of this fellow wanting to be seen and heard.
That yellow tree looks glorious in your nicely defoccused b/g.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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digital_boi
22 Jan 2013 - 10:26 AM

fine result in the cicumstances Trevor nice bit of motion in the antlers.....yesterdays abstract was a real mixture of filters firstly i used the swirl tool and took the centre of the twirl up towards the top left of the shot i then mirrored it moving the centre of the mirroring down to bottom right axis this gave me the nice wee olipticals then added an orton filter to change the white to greyish and added the wee touch of brown the orton filter then was then blurred by 10% lastly i added water droplets and used an increased size of droplet end result as posted.

Graham

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achieverswales
22 Jan 2013 - 10:35 AM

Thanks Graham, stunning effect.

Regards

Trev.

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 10:58 AM

Beautiful capture Trev; I particularly like the yellow o.o.f. tree in the background.
Rende

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 11:19 AM

Well picked out against the defocussed bg, Trev. I like the movement in the antlers where the body is still still (grammar!!), as though the antlers are resonating with the bellow.

Dave

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Tibetan
Tibetan  1 England
22 Jan 2013 - 12:46 PM


Quote: You got to take the opportunities when they present themselves. Great shot and timing all the same. paul

Like the man said Trev, pressed button and hope for the best, I'd be happy to see one lol. regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 1:55 PM

despite the light you mention Trev this is a good shot with a nicely blurred b/g

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 4EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 2:03 PM

Light not good Trev but the resulting capture is very good.Smile
Joan.

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
22 Jan 2013 - 2:06 PM

Nice capture Trev. The blur gives a movement in b/g
Effrossini

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Lillian
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22 Jan 2013 - 3:14 PM

Cannot wait to go again n this year Trev
great shot
Lillian

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 5TrevBatWCC vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 3:15 PM

Excellent capture, Trev, with a bit of movement in the antlers, too Wink
Trev Smile

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 3:39 PM

Love that little blur on the antlers from the power of his bellow Trev, it's a superb capture with a beautiful background of colour.

Gary

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Richsr
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22 Jan 2013 - 6:49 PM

Good timing and Trev and details too

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