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Good evening everyone.

Thank you all for your, C&C's for Eye of the Owl.
Tonights upload was taken last month, whilst out with Martin(martinjp) at Dunham Massey in Cheshire.
This beautiful deer was lay by the path in the forest, just watching everyone pass by. He allowed me to get within 3 feet of him, with my little Fuji 12MP compact. This made me laugh afterwards because there was a chap stood futher away with a 500mm lens!! I felt so honoured to be near the stag, especially when I sat down on the log beside him.
He never flinched and just kept looking at me as I quietly chatted to him.
Martin and I must have been there half an hour with the deer and I didn't want to leave. It was one of those precious moments that you just don't want to end.

I hope you like him as much as I do.

Yet again, please accept my apologies for just clicking. I'm always really tired when I get home from work but hopefully will have more time at the weekend.

Regards

Bev Smile

Camera:fuji compact
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:DUNHAM DEER
Username:bpearson3 bpearson3
Uploaded:21 Jan 2010 - 11:51 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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martinjp
martinjp  5 Wales3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2010 - 11:55 PM

beautifully captured and presented B, a lovely image of an equally so beast...Martin xxx Smile

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2010 - 11:56 PM

How lucky you were to meet with such a delightful deer. Looks as though you caught him as he returned the chat or is it possibly a smile as you shared a joke? Makes a wonderful image. So nice having you back with us.

Ann

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metro074
metro074 e2 Member 4metro074 vcard Australia8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2010 - 11:57 PM

This is a very special image Bev. I am pleased you enjoyed the given moment.
Well done

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colmar
colmar  742 forum posts Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2010 - 12:06 AM

A wonderful capture made all the more so as you took it so close excellent stuff Colin

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2010 - 12:13 AM

Wow Bev what a wonderful shot, quite stunning and yes a very special moment indeed.

Hugh

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stephenscott
22 Jan 2010 - 12:27 AM

very nice shot and great frameing..

steve..

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rpba18205
rpba18205 e2 Member 4rpba18205 vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2010 - 1:04 AM

A really beautiful image. Wonderful expression on the Deer’s face.

RJ.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2010 - 2:21 AM

Wonderful capture. Lovely relaxed pose........Sandy

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2010 - 7:28 AM

What a picture! and what a priviledge to sit beside him . Perhaps he was just getting his breath back after a fight over females ? Smile Lovely work xx

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6235 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2010 - 8:31 AM

Delightful capture and great POV Bev. Lovely light, tones and detail. You were so lucky to have an opportunity like this and have made good use of it.
Sylvia

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baclark
baclark  53740 forum posts United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2010 - 8:43 AM

Gorgeous close capture of this magnificent stag Bev, Love the expression and him chewing! Sometimes as you say you want a moment to go on forever. You'll certainly never forget this very special encounter.
Barbara

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2010 - 11:40 AM

It looks happy enough to be photographed. Smile
Brian.

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Roly
Roly  7 Wales
22 Jan 2010 - 7:48 PM

Smashing shot with excellent detail and a great expression.

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goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2010 - 9:20 PM

Fine pic of a lovely animal Bev...Bill

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bromley-smith
22 Jan 2010 - 9:42 PM

How lovely Bev to sit and "chat" with a deer, and so close too. Fantastic.
Tony.
Great shot too.

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Phil1958
Phil1958  5272 forum posts Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2010 - 11:14 PM

You lucky person, getting this close and what a superb result,

Phil

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2010 - 5:14 AM

A great image, Bev, and what a fascinating story to go along with it. I like your aside about the chap with the long telephoto lens - made me laugh. Like your capture very much - looks as if you are sharing a joke together.
Ronnie.

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photophantom
23 Jan 2010 - 1:30 PM

what a charming chap here Bev, you really enjoyed the moment with him. Brilliant shot

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2010 - 5:27 PM

Beautiful capture and great presentation,
Johanna

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hary60
hary60  5 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2010 - 10:53 PM

Great capture nice one
Harry

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Thushari
Thushari  5 Sri Lanka1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2010 - 4:59 AM

Wonderful capture Bev, well taken.

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2010 - 6:59 PM

a stunner Bev

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Mynett
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26 Jan 2010 - 8:45 PM

a moment to treasure.....

Linda

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willgriffiths e2 Member 6willgriffiths vcard Wales
9 Feb 2010 - 6:51 AM

Love this shots to bits super. Will

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dianah
dianah  824474 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2010 - 9:40 PM

What a superb shot..such detail and so close !
Di

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J_Tom
J_Tom e2 Member 4J_Tom vcard United Kingdom
9 Mar 2010 - 8:19 PM

Great image.
tom.

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