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Hungry Young Buck

By Alan_Baseley  
Taken at Studley Royal last Sunday

Tags: Deer National trust Fountains abbey Studley royal Buck Nt Wildlife and nature

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17 Sep 2010 6:32PM
You have captured the colours beautifully. well done

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franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2010 6:39PM
Excellent capture!

lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
17 Sep 2010 6:43PM
Good portrait
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2010 6:57PM
Excellent dof and gorgeous detail
17 Sep 2010 7:17PM
Great portrait.
17 Sep 2010 7:22PM
Super shot.....Adam
17 Sep 2010 7:47PM
Ecellent shot well done
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
17 Sep 2010 7:51PM
Great eye contact and an altogether excellent portrait. Do love that dangling bit of grass hanging out his mouth!!

NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
17 Sep 2010 9:25PM
Nice shot .
17 Sep 2010 11:53PM
Cracking image.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
18 Sep 2010 1:43AM
Startled me thinks, the choice to leave the others oof in the bg was a good one!
18 Sep 2010 9:38AM
Very nice image great colours , well captured,
PeterDSmith 9 13 46 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2010 12:03PM
I think you have done well to have chosen a combination of subject distance, focal length and aperture to achieve such depth of field that the main subject is in focus and the background is not. In particular, you must be congratulated for focussing sharply on the eyes of the deer.

However, that said, I think the deer in the foreground does not stand out clearly from the deer in the background, even though they are out of focus. In my opinion, there needs to be more colour contrast between the main subject and the background, so I think you should have changed your viewpoint so that the background was the dark green of the trees instead of the brown of other deer.
Adderwatcher 8 60 19 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2010 2:21PM
Lovely expression captured! Excellent shot!

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