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The Boss

By AnnChown  
At the risk of boring everybody, another from Bushy Park this morning in the excellent company of several epzers.
Many thanks to Lillian for lending me her Sigma lens for the morning without which I would have spent the morning photographing the bracken.
Thank you for looking and for your time - criticisms and comments are welcome.
Many thanks to Bob for his UA for Pontiac and to Dave87 for his UA for Otter.

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20 Oct 2012 10:16PM
Super image Ann, great detail captured,

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User_Removed 6 4.6k 1 Scotland
20 Oct 2012 10:22PM
That is really fantastic. People don't believe me when I tell them the Siggy 150-500mm is a great lens.
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2012 10:31PM
500mm - you can't get much closer than that!
Superb image Ann.
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
20 Oct 2012 10:32PM
Wonderful image Ann.

bzbee Plus
12 102 3 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2012 10:37PM
spectacular image!!
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
20 Oct 2012 11:07PM
Superb shot of the bellowing stag, Ann, and the Canon handles that higher ISO so well: beautiful detail and spot on exposure.
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2012 11:34PM
Fantastic shot Ann, quite outstanding

20 Oct 2012 11:37PM
I can hear that roar! Great capture.

debu 6 India
21 Oct 2012 12:43AM
Superb shot.
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
21 Oct 2012 1:45AM
Another fine shot of the ''Howler'' here Ann !!
21 Oct 2012 4:17AM
Nice timing and great capture., Ann. Deep
CarolG Plus
9 196 19 Greece
21 Oct 2012 5:41AM
Another fine capture, Ann. Carol
21 Oct 2012 6:18AM
Wonderful shot. great lighting, action and really good colour!
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2012 7:28AM
Superb action shot of yet another mouthy stag with greenery adorning his antlers. It must be past of the courtship ritual.
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
21 Oct 2012 7:37AM
Lots of these about on Epz at the moment but this is one of the very best.

Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2012 7:52AM
Agree here with Albert, this is one of the best handled the lens for first time use...perfectly
but don't forget you had the tripod too...perfect in your hands Ann
really beautifully captured
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2012 8:12AM
WOW!and some more ann love it Wink
jdinne 13 16 England
21 Oct 2012 8:42AM
Brilliant and stunning Ann, the dont get much better than this. Love it.

21 Oct 2012 8:47AM
Great capture Ann. I am impressed by this result with this lens. A
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
21 Oct 2012 8:56AM
Superb composition, Ann, caught in mid-bellow and the pose and shape in the frame is so good.

21 Oct 2012 9:17AM
Amazing shot Ann, love it.

John Smile
Monarch of the glen, we used to have a large painting of this called the monarch of the glen I find this shot better than that, excellent detail Ann amazing timing full of action well presented.

helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2012 10:14AM
Fantastic capture SmileSmile
ValSaxby Plus
11 145 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2012 10:17AM
Perfect Ann
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2012 10:52AM
A wonderful piece of photography

Regards Nathan Grin
21 Oct 2012 10:59AM
excellent capture in the perfect autumnal colours it all works together so very well fine work

MandyG 4 2 England
21 Oct 2012 11:10AM
Just magnificent Ann. Amazing colours. Smile
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
21 Oct 2012 11:23AM
Superbly detailed image Ann - great comp in the frame - love those antlers.
SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
21 Oct 2012 11:26AM
Terrific shot Ann. One of the best I've seen
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
21 Oct 2012 12:51PM
One word Ann STUNNING!


Tibetan 4 3 England
21 Oct 2012 12:58PM
I think the awards tell the story don't you, regards Leon nice one.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinWink
ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2012 1:29PM
What can I say..
Top work has been done again..
Top of the class with honours and merit...
I think you found your calling...
You should send it off the the Deer mag and get it published...
Magic work.. You have so many awards that it just shows you hit the top...

saltireblue Plus
6 6.0k 33 Norway
21 Oct 2012 1:44PM
I had that siggy lens a while, and it is bloming good. You have used it expertly here, Ann. The 'shrubbery' in his antlers makes this for me.

21 Oct 2012 3:15PM
Very much a 'wow' shot, Ann. Congratulations on all the awards.
JohnoP 11 2
21 Oct 2012 4:29PM
Very nicely done Ann! Went this morning..very quiet! John
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
21 Oct 2012 4:53PM
An outstanding image of this magnificent beast, a real monarch of the glen if ever I saw one. He looks most formidable and in peak physical condition and the 150-500mm sigma came in handy as you wouldn't want to get too close!Wink I have this lens and hope to put it to some use again if I ever get the chance to get out with the camera again
carper123 Plus
4 927 8 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2012 7:11PM

Quote:Superb shot of the bellowing stag, Ann, and the Canon handles that higher ISO so well: beautiful detail and spot on exposure.

Absolutely stunning, deserving of a place on the front cover of a top wildlife magazine or journal.
Brilliant, Ann.
Darryl. xxx SmileSmileSmile
Baden 4 156 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2012 7:41PM
Excellent work Ann and congratulations on the EC well deserved! Smile
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2012 7:43PM
WOW! Thanks Pete!! MY FIRST EDITORS CHOICE! Woo hoo!
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
21 Oct 2012 7:44PM
Congratulations on the EC Ann - it just had to happen.Grin
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
21 Oct 2012 7:53PM
Well done Ann
LeeFisher 7 59 8 England
21 Oct 2012 7:59PM
A beauty Ann Smile
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1834 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2012 10:05PM
My goodness, what a cracker, and all those awards and an EC too..............well deserved indeed!!!
gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
22 Oct 2012 1:40AM
Ann, if this is what you consider boring, I think your exciting image would kill me. I wanted to give you my UA but the website gave me an error msg. that said I was too late. I don't get that rule. :-(
This is an amazing image.
22 Oct 2012 6:08AM
He is letting the rest know who the boss is .Well done.
PhillipMinnis 6 94 4 Australia
22 Oct 2012 7:22AM
Wow! Ann, what an outstanding image!

I've been away for eight days, so I've missed out on looking at a lot of images that have been uploaded during that time.

Congratulations on all of the awards.....especially the Editor's Award!


BarbaraR 10 17 1 England
22 Oct 2012 12:56PM
Just caught up with this one.
Super ! many Congrats Ann.

saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
22 Oct 2012 1:13PM
This is Amazing ,Ann,love it,
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2012 5:12PM
Congratulations on the EC award Ann SmileSmile
23 Oct 2012 11:14AM
A stunner Ann! Congrats on the thoroughly deserved EC.
banehawi Plus
12 1.5k 3534 Canada
24 Oct 2012 10:59AM
Very dramatic shot, well done.

annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
25 Oct 2012 7:43AM
Fantastic shot, well done on all the awards!
Someone please tell me how to approach them with out making them panic. They are so scared of the hunters!
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
25 Oct 2012 9:29PM
It's a long way down here Ann! WoW - such stunning work, he looks majestic in his environment, wonderful pose and the detail is superb! Many congrat's for your EC, so well deserved as are your other awards! Smile

Sarah *
jasonrwl Plus
6 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2012 1:01PM
Superb - congrats on the EC Ann
Fantastic Ann and well done on the EC and ALL the awards. What a great stag bellowing.

Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 68 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2012 3:55PM
Superb shot !!!.....great 'expression', & lovely crisp quality !!!!

Congrats on all the awards, & for cracking the 'ton' !!!!!.Smile
Porthos 6 1 Northern Ireland
22 Nov 2012 9:04PM
Another fine photo of "The Boss". Great shot. Congrats on the EC and the other awards. Well deserved...Derek
AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
7 Nov 2013 1:01PM
Just checking back and see you received an EC for this wonderful image. Congratulations.

AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2013 1:04PM
Thank you Anne! Smile

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