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the deer

By clintnewsham  
took this shot of a deer at weald country park last week, cleaned up the background as it was a bit messy.
hope you like him and all have a good weekend. mods,comments and critique welcome

Tags: General Deer Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

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imander Plus
9 388 7 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2007 8:22PM
really beautiful portrait
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10 Aug 2007 8:24PM
Great capture with great detail & lighting.
Stephen
bzbee Plus
12 102 3 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2007 8:24PM
Perfect!
alan h. Plus
15 275 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2007 8:30PM
brilliantly sharp and colourful,good composition, looks like a studio portrait. well done. alan h.
ericfaragh Plus
13 138 4 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2007 8:30PM
Wonderfully detailed.
Razor sharp! And good DoF.
phil_j Plus
10 134 4 England
10 Aug 2007 8:31PM
Great shot Clint.

Phil-j
10 Aug 2007 8:37PM
Cracking shot..
SamM Plus
11 2 Germany
10 Aug 2007 8:37PM
Wonderful! I love the treatment.
Sandra
KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 171 England
10 Aug 2007 8:37PM
A beautiful shot, full of lovely detail.
10 Aug 2007 8:38PM
Super image
Glen
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
10 Aug 2007 8:42PM
Fabulous and so clear...
ColouredImages 12 47 35 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2007 8:43PM
Amazing clarity Clint
Mike
10 Aug 2007 8:46PM
Love it.

Arran.
Rob_Taylor Plus
12 661 5 Wales
10 Aug 2007 8:49PM
Woaah ....that's sharp!! A beauty

Rob
glyndwr Plus
9 66 10 Wales
10 Aug 2007 9:06PM
Stunning!

Robert
WOW & WOW again superb
Davey
10 Aug 2007 9:19PM
the sharpness, colour and composition is staggering - love the bokeh background - love everything about it, you have a winner here. Click
mikears Plus
12 89 Canada
10 Aug 2007 9:21PM
Incredible! FAntastic shot - just curious, how much of it did you have to clean up?

Well done
Mike
10 Aug 2007 9:29PM
thanks everyone, glad you like him.
Mike, the main clean up was the background but there was one or two flys around his eyes that had to go and a few on his body.
a little sharpening here and there and adjust colour.
hope that helps.
all the best
clint
10 Aug 2007 9:33PM
a classic image, well taken.

Neil
Possum Plus
10 148 England
10 Aug 2007 9:41PM
What a beauty of a shot, gorgeous detail.
Allie
10 Aug 2007 9:47PM
Stunning shot. well done.
Peter
10 Aug 2007 9:56PM
fantastic light and detail
javam Plus
12 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2007 10:03PM
Lovely shot, stunning detail .
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
10 Aug 2007 10:04PM
Majestic animal Clint. Top quality shot.
Ron
mikeyc71 Plus
13 1.2k
10 Aug 2007 10:06PM
This is a good image, but I wonder if it has been subjected to extreme sharpening?
Topo 9 England
10 Aug 2007 10:20PM
excellent !
ringyneck Plus
10 315 18 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2007 11:02PM
Exceptional.
Keith.
liparig Plus
12 233 United States
10 Aug 2007 11:13PM
wow stunning shot perfect pose, colors and sharpness
joe
Sezz Plus
12 617 15 England
10 Aug 2007 11:18PM
Superb detail - don't think I've seen better Clint! Excellent shot.

Sez *
10 Aug 2007 11:21PM
I feel the same as mikeyc71, this is a great image but it appears to have been way over-sharpened giving a very artificial look. The softening of the background has been beautifully done.

Steve
Nick-T Plus
10 45 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2007 11:32PM
I dont know where the HC's are but this should have one at least
_Helena_ Plus
9 596 1 United States
11 Aug 2007 12:23AM
You did a super job on this deer, he's sharp as a tack and nicely exposed. If I could offer you a tip about the backrgound tho, I notice you've got a bit of a halo around the deer. Sometimes desirable, sometimes not (I guess it depends on preference).. to avoid it, you make a mask of your selection (contract it about 2pix and feather it inside/out by about 3pix - fine tune depending on how accurate your selection marching ants are) before you apply the blur to the mask.

great shot, cheers
11 Aug 2007 12:11PM
thanks everyone for your votes and comments.
looking at the image in the plain light of day i can see what your saying about the sharpening,
i think ive over done it a bit in places.
if i remember, i think i was struggling with harsh sunlight on the day which also kept blowing the whites out.
hope to get back over there this weekend and have another go at this chap.
all the best
clint
Superb, looks good to me.
Excellent image.
Annette
sparklep Plus
9 146 1
11 Aug 2007 8:36PM
Yep. truly lovely. Love the sharp detail.
11 Aug 2007 9:51PM
Razor sharp detail - great image.
Stephen
Dennie Plus
12 260 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2007 9:35AM
Great Shot clint I like going to weald the deer are so friendly. Looks great on that bg. Denise x
redstag Plus
11 100 15 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2007 12:17PM
Love the velvety antlers.
Excellent Stag shot.
Jon
glenalva Plus
11 338 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2007 8:41AM
A cracker, amazing clarity of detail. The antlers really do look gorgeous, so velvety and smooth looking.

Al

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