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Winter Practise

By Lillian  
These two Red Deer were just practising for next years 'rut'!
You tell there was nothing serious going on as their feet to relaxed for a stand off

Left the front bracken in as did not want to do anything to image
and only just got stag on right in!! and one on left doing a 'woopsie'...but what a great day in the company of Jenni, Bob, Susan, Peter and another Bob
Thank you it was fun and thanks for 'brunch' and looking forward to your photos...in and out of the rainSmile at Bushy Park

V2 another in the pretend to fight

Thank you for commenting on the Lion yesterday
and thank you to Albert, Trev, Carole and John for your User Awards

Lillian

Tags: General Bushy park Red deer Wildlife and nature

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Comments


marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 7:33AM
Two excellent captures Lillian!

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fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
18 Nov 2012 7:35AM
Good Morning to you Lillian you have two fine wildlife captures here ~ as ever the detail is amazing.

Albert
AnnChown Plus
6 197 1 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 7:36AM
It's a great image Lillian of a youngster testing himself against the more experienced on the left. Some lovely colours and textures too.
Ann
tomcat Plus
10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 8:03AM
Well nailed Lillian

Methinks the one on the left is saying "go on then if you must"Wink

Adrian
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
18 Nov 2012 8:03AM
Morning Lillian, another productive day at Bushy. The lens gives a very useful restricted dof. Nicely captured play between them, the rehearsals seem to be going well. Wink

Dave
18 Nov 2012 8:35AM
Another of your outstanding images Lillian
Jim
18 Nov 2012 8:35AM
2 super images Lillian,
Fred.
EAS 6 1 13 Scotland
18 Nov 2012 8:41AM
Yet more seriously good images, Lillian!

Ann
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 8:50AM
Beautiful captures Lillian love the autmn colours as well.Smile
Rob
saltireblue Plus
5 5.4k 31 Norway
18 Nov 2012 9:00AM
"How do we do this? Is it right over left or left over right?"

Marvellous to see these youngsters preparing for the serious business ahead. Growing up means play becomes businessSad

Malc
User_Removed 3 4 1 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 9:01AM
2 great pictures Lillian, the autumn colours make them stand out well, thanks for the rain cover.. Bob
18 Nov 2012 9:12AM
Well captured Lillian. The colour & tones are superb as is the positioning of the 2 stags. Lovely morning even if the activity was minimal.
Jenni
SUE118 Plus
7 8 1 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 9:32AM
2 SUPER CAPTURES.
18 Nov 2012 9:39AM
fine work again Lillian two excellent captures and i think you are right to leave in the f/g bracken it adds

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
18 Nov 2012 9:44AM
Nice ones Lillian.
Joan.
Misty56 8 22 1 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 9:46AM
Stunning images, can not chosse
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
18 Nov 2012 9:53AM
Very fine shots of the practice session, Lillian.
Ronnie.
User_Removed 11 386 2 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 10:03AM
A beautiful capture Lillian.

Lucien.
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 10:19AM
Two fantastic images Lillian, superb detail and so beautifully captured

Hugh
18 Nov 2012 10:33AM
When a Photographer like you Lillian takes time to Comment on my Snapshots, it is worth to me more than any award. Sincerely Eric.
Beautiful Photographs, well Captured and presented 10 out of 10 marks. Eric.
18 Nov 2012 10:43AM
The younger stag is pushing it's luck against the older more experienced fighter, but sometimes youthful strength can overcome tactics.

Dougie
Tibetan 3 3 England
18 Nov 2012 10:48AM
Well you ladies certainly did well with your shots in Bushy Park, all your photo's were great from there well done!, I spent many hours there back in the late 40's, keep up the splendid work Girls, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
18 Nov 2012 11:15AM
Quite easy to see this was only play Lillian. None of the muscle and body tension that is evident at the height of the rut. Notwithstanding that its still an excellent shot.
Ron
Irishkate Plus
5 33 92 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 11:33AM
A bit like Vincent and Flavia doing a tango!
Two great images of the stags at 'play'.
I love all the bracken.
KateGrinGrinGrin
Hop-A-Long 9 52 England
18 Nov 2012 11:41AM
2 superb images.

Andy
rayme330 Plus
4 17 1 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 11:42AM
Another pair of excellent images, Lillian.

Ray
18 Nov 2012 11:44AM
Two excellent shot -very well taken.........GrinGrinWink
susanbarton 7 11 1 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 11:48AM
Two great shots Lillian wonderful colours we were so lucky with the weather a brilliant day out enjoyed by all

Susan
achieverswales 5 8 101 Wales
18 Nov 2012 11:48AM
Have to be honest Lillian if a stag was charging me with those antlers I would S**T myself also! Two great captures.

Regards

Trev.
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
18 Nov 2012 12:07PM
Practice makes perfect, a wonderful image Lillian. - gary
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
18 Nov 2012 12:40PM
Lovely action shot Lillian.
Rende
18 Nov 2012 1:38PM
Two cracking shots, Lillian, superb photography...is there anything you don't do well?! Wink
Trev Smile
18 Nov 2012 1:51PM
superb duo
Trev_B Plus
9 146 68 England
18 Nov 2012 2:19PM
Two gorgeous shots Lillian.

Trev
carper123 Plus
4 745 8 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 2:59PM
Superb set, Lillian, v1 for me, focus and detail spot on, luv the out of focus foreground frames the image perfectly.
Well done.
Darryl. x SmileSmile
netta1234 Plus
3 292 2 Wales
18 Nov 2012 4:02PM
A great set that I like verry much,love the colours in them both
NettaSmile
ValSaxby Plus
10 144 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 4:08PM
two great shots Lillian - looks like you had another great day at bushy
18 Nov 2012 4:54PM
a true clash!!!
18 Nov 2012 5:14PM
Nice Nature In Action Image.........GrinGrinGrinGrin
18 Nov 2012 5:33PM
Right place Right time Lillian Wink
1881 3 India
18 Nov 2012 6:03PM
Vary Good shot here.


Regards - SANJEEV -
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
18 Nov 2012 6:06PM
A good bit of gentle sparring you've captured in this shot Lillian.......just like what goes on between the Big O and Tomcat on here most days!Wink lol
18 Nov 2012 7:04PM
A excellent shot you have captured .
jj
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
18 Nov 2012 8:23PM
V2 for the clash of antlers Lillian.
Brian.
20 Nov 2012 2:13PM
Brilliant capture of this encounter Lillian.

John Smile
NeilWigan Plus
5 11 15 England
20 Nov 2012 9:58PM
put me a few bob on the one on the left ,please.
annettep38 Plus
4 217 36 Costa Rica
21 Nov 2012 5:24PM
two brilliant shots,
v2 for the knot of antlers, looks almost staged as you say!

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