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Roebuck silhouette

By justin c
It's funny how things don't always turn out how you expect them too. I had been photographing this particular buck against a heather backdrop on the side of the hill. I had been photographing him for a while when he eventually decided to make his way up to the brow of the hill. The weather was very cloudy and overcast and the sky had no colour whatsoever, so I thought I'd call it a day rather than waste time photographing him against a featureless sky. I took two shots just for the sake of it really, wandering to myself why I had just been daft enough to waste a couple of shots on a scene that had no interest or appeal whatsoever. But funny enough it was one of those very same two shots (the one posted) that actually turned out to be my favourite from the day Smile

Tags: Deer Silhouette Roe Roe deer Buck Capreolus capreolus Wildlife and nature Roebuck

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7d 5 2 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2011 4:06PM
A fine image to end the day on.
Shaun.

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WillieH 11 2 Scotland
16 Apr 2011 6:51PM
Yes a lovely image, well presented. Nice one

Kind Regards Willie
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
17 Apr 2011 12:01AM
Strong silhouette Justin, mono wildlife is not easy. Ron.
17 Apr 2011 9:56AM
Love it Justin..... deserves much more attention, fab comp


Jon
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
17 Apr 2011 12:33PM

Quote:Love it Justin..... deserves much more attention, fab comp


Jon



Agree wholeheartedly with Jon. Apart from the powerful silhouette of the Roebuck, the detail of the low-shrub/grass silhouettes is remarkable, accentuated by the added depth of the blurred conifer tree branches.
Sylvia
justin c 13 4.8k 36 England
17 Apr 2011 6:38PM
Thank you.
Metro6R4 6 3 1 United Kingdom
8 May 2011 10:27PM
Top shot as always.
PhillipMinnis 6 94 4 Australia
11 May 2011 12:25PM
Nice treatment of this image! Smile


Cheers

Phil
16 May 2011 11:18AM
Superb as always Justin!
justin c 13 4.8k 36 England
16 May 2011 8:18PM
Thanks Smile
Gemma9 7 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2011 9:15PM
Fantastic image
Gemma
justin c 13 4.8k 36 England
6 Jun 2011 3:00PM
Thank you.
ianrobinson 7 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2011 10:00PM
love that silhouette, superb image.


Ian
justin c 13 4.8k 36 England
12 Dec 2011 6:57PM
Thank you Ian.

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