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...it was suggested that this shot should stand alone, so here it is, a young stag with a liking for breakfast cereal bars and no great fear for cameras it seems.

Camera:Fujifilm FinePix X10
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:My Little Deer...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:18 Feb 2012 - 11:27 AM
Tags:Landscape / travel, Loch tulla, Rannoch moor, Victoria bridge, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled


DeSilver e2 Member 7DeSilver vcard England11 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2012 - 11:55 AM

This seems too good to be true but I know from experience that some stags do come into the garden and become quite tame. Smile They play havoc with the flowers though! Sad Wink

Great image well caught.


AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2012 - 11:57 AM

I'm so glad you uploaded this separately Dougie - it's such a wonderful portrait and so unusual to be able to get so close. Those eyes are boring into your camera lens!

mhfore  7 England176 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2012 - 12:10 PM

Hi Dougie,

What's this, no rolling hills, moutain streams, foreground rocks or low moving clouds Wink don't alter now. Grin . A bit of diversity is always good and what a good shot you've captured here, I get the feeling Dougie that if this chap say's it's Wednesday then I'm not arguing, Wednesday is fine by me.

Good capture and an excellent pf


mrswoolybill Critique Team 8529 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2012 - 1:10 PM

As long as he doesn't have an appetite for cameras... Thanks for giving this one its day of glory, it deserves it.

jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
18 Feb 2012 - 1:22 PM

What a great close up


Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2012 - 1:30 PM

Next thing you know he will be sticking his head in the window and begging for food. What a great shot of this friendly fellow............Sandy

woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2012 - 2:03 PM

That really is a wonderful portrait, full of detail and excellent humour. I am glad you both stood your ground!

rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2012 - 2:22 PM

Bit of a cracker Dougie, hope this behaviour doesn't get him killed. They should fear us as we hunt and kill them sad to saySad

derekhansen e2 Member 6200 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2012 - 2:24 PM

You must be disappointed you couldnt get closer Dougie Grin Grin

JaneAnne  3 Scotland
18 Feb 2012 - 4:07 PM

handsome fellow - and the stag is quite handsome to!Wink

Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2012 - 4:36 PM

Certainly a fine looking Stag Dougie. Good details and tones too.
Regards Richard.

brianwakeling e2 Member 8brianwakeling vcard United Kingdom
18 Feb 2012 - 4:49 PM

good detail

RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2012 - 5:48 PM

Love some of the comments above, Dougie.
I am a bit later today having been out in the cold at the Greenbank Harden.
For sure a close encounter in every way and a fabulous shot, filling the frame so perfectly and in bery fine detail.

pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2012 - 7:48 PM

superb detail, fancy him being so close but good for you and great subject

unicorn17  6 Scotland
19 Feb 2012 - 8:32 AM

Amazing shot Dougie. What a fantastic model -he could be a deer super model and earn a fortune !!!Wink

Niknut e2 Member 4740 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2012 - 4:26 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrin !!....great fun-shot !!!

I'm just wondering why you carry 'breakfast cereal-bars' around with you ??.Wink

brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2012 - 7:37 AM

Oh deer, what an attitude! Smile

Nigel_95 e2 Member 8260 forum postsNigel_95 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Feb 2012 - 9:53 PM

Brilliant close up Dougie.


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