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Oh deer...

By TrevBatWCC    
Still in Charlecote Park where I photographed my previous upload of the Summerhouse, there were many Fallow Deer about, some roaming around in groups on foot, others like these just lounging about basking in the winter's sun. I've never seen or been amongst deer so close up as these before, only ever seen them from a distance, so it was wonderful to be there right amongst them. All these were taken at the long end of my zoom, at 300mm. I believe deer are timid creatures, and thought if I got too close they'd run off, or they'd chase me off, and I didn't fancy being on the receiving end of those antlers! 😳
Reprocessed these three images to upload on here, especially for HobbitDave! 🦌
A day for staying indoors, and though it's bright and very sunny here in Wakefield, it was white over with a thick frost earlier, and my iPhone weather tells me it's just -3C out there... 🥶
(images taken 30/01/2013)

Many thanks to Colleen, Joline, Norman (Owdman), Dave (HobbitDave) and Isabel (Chinga) for their User Awards on my previous upload, The Summerhouse, Charlecote Park , most appreciated 🏆👍

Raw images processed in Adobe Camera Raw, tweaked in Nik Collection's plugins and Photoshop Elements 2020.

Thanks again to everyone for your vote & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging 😃👍

Trev 😀


Tags: Fallow deer Warwickshire Charlecote park Wildlife and nature

Voters: simmo73, harrywatson, bobpaige1 and 45 more

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Comments


11 Feb 2021 11:43AM
Great photgraphs Trev. I went out very early a few months back to a local spot where there are [reputed] to be a lot of wild deer. Wanted a dawn shot, so was pitch black when I got there. Saw some in the headlights, but all gone by the time I parked up.
I'd also underestimated how late the sun rose in december so after seeing nothing, and freezing for an hour or two went home. It was still dark when I got home!!
11 Feb 2021 11:56AM
Fabulous captures Trev. They are beautiful creatures and with those antlers, best seen from a safe distance!

Karen
Irishkate Plus
10 45 121 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2021 12:02PM
Beautiful deer images Trev.
We see them in Glencoe when they come down from the hills
and you can get really close to them. You need to be careful in rutting season when
the stags are trying to attract every female in sight.
We've also been on a Feed the Deer walk in Aviemore.
KateGrin
saltireblue Plus
10 11.8k 75 Norway
11 Feb 2021 12:02PM
Mmmm...I'm thinking venison steaks...Wink
dales Plus
5 11 Australia
11 Feb 2021 12:05PM
Wonderful images of these beautiful creatures Trev !SmileSmile
Ian 😎
11 Feb 2021 12:36PM
Excellent set Trev, love the natural colours.

Ray
11 Feb 2021 12:52PM
Wonderful set here Trev, lovely lighting and what fine antlers! Bravo getting these 👏 Great to see.

Dave 🙂
cats_123 Plus
17 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
11 Feb 2021 2:09PM
A lovely shot... you don't want to be near them in rutting season!!😁😁
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2021 2:21PM
A great looking set of these wonderful animals Trev.
Peter
boov Plus
8 2 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2021 2:30PM
Fabulous Trio... fabulous
jacomes Plus
6 28 37 Portugal
11 Feb 2021 3:10PM
Lovely set Trev. I guess that in Charlecote they're used to bipeds with cameras Wink
James
Fefe Plus
9 57 36 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2021 3:22PM
How lovely Trev 😃😃, very different upload from you!
You were so lucky to be so close 🦌🦌🦌🦌🦌🦌
Well taken set, the lead is my fave!
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2021 3:26PM
Looks like you've captured the full family... Beautiful animal shots Trev...
Well seen. Isabel GrinGrin
11 Feb 2021 4:28PM
Such a lovely herd and very well photographed Trev.

Val
11 Feb 2021 5:34PM
lovely animals, beautiful photography !
last time i saw a live deer was ages ago in the Moscow Zoo
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2021 5:53PM
So lovely to see in such peaceful surroundings
Ju
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2021 8:09PM
so lovely to see these Fallow deer Trev
you certainly captured them well
gpimages Plus
10 65 2 England
12 Feb 2021 7:47AM
Different from your usual genre Trev - nicely done. V2 is my personal favourite.
gp Wink
RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
12 Feb 2021 11:34AM
Some delightful images, Trev, with the lead shot my favourite.
R.
12 Feb 2021 6:28PM
Beautiful set Trev, very nice detailed captures of these elegant animals.

Lory Smile
12 Feb 2021 8:34PM
What a lovely set Trev..Lin
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
14 Feb 2021 2:23PM
A great looking set

oliver

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