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    A rare one

    The buck (or doe, not shure yet) on the right, is a very rare one. It never looses it's horns and is always in velvet year around. Always skitish, but on my hit list of better shots. This one was shot at 600mm ( 300 f/4L + 2X TC)


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    That is a lovely image. The ligthing is superb. The composition works perfectly. Yep, I like it.

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    I'm not a "nature" photography enthusiast usually, but this is lovely. I love the lighting.

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    It is a most excellent image. I do like a tight crop, though, and for me it would be stronger to be cropped both left and right, and then necessarily from the top. I'm a bit apprehensive about not concurring with Donald, though!

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    I like the composition over all a good shot under tough conditions. I'm seeing a fair mount of noise but sometimes as we know you have to live with this in order to get the shot and can always fixed it in pp for the most part. A buck that never looses it horns is called a "Stag" and come from it's testosterone levels being low.

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    Re: A rare one

    Beautiful image, Steve. Very well captured.

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    IMHO the light makes this a beautiful image...and the composition. Very nice capture

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    Very, very nice for all the reasons mentioned. If the halo around the animals is due to sharpening, use a tiny brush to erase the sharpening on those edges.

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    Beautiful image Steve, nice silhoutted composition. I never knew there was a deer that stayed in velvet year round, rare indeed.

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    Nice shot as usual, the play of light is beautiful. Definite wall hanger.

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    Re: A rare one

    Thanks for sharing, Steve.

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    Re: A rare one

    That is a lovely image. The ligthing is superb. The composition works perfectly. Yep, I like it.


    Thank you donald. I was really surprised at how well it turned out with the 2x TC, and only 8mp.

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    I'm not a "nature" photography enthusiast usually, but this is lovely. I love the lighting.

    Thank you gretchen, the lighting was very nice for this one.
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    It is a most excellent image. I do like a tight crop, though, and for me it would be stronger to be cropped both left and right, and then necessarily from the top. I'm a bit apprehensive about not concurring with Donald, though!


    Thank you dave, everyone is entitled to their own opinion, so don't be afraid to make sugestions.(that's how we all learn) This image was actually cropped in some, and at only 8mp, i didn't want to overdo it. I kind of like having some space for the first deer to walk into.

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    I like the composition over all a good shot under tough conditions. I'm seeing a fair mount of noise but sometimes as we know you have to live with this in order to get the shot and can always fixed it in pp for the most part. A buck that never looses it horns is called a "Stag" and come from it's testosterone levels being low.

    Thanks paul. The high iso and 2x TC didn't help much with the noise. Not 100% shure if it is a buck or doe. Still trying to find out.

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    Beautiful image, Steve. Very well captured.

    Thank you paul.


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    IMHO the light makes this a beautiful image...and the composition. Very nice capture

    Thank you jon. It really is all about the light


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    Very, very nice for all the reasons mentioned. If the halo around the animals is due to sharpening, use a tiny brush to erase the sharpening on those edges.

    Thanks mike, i usually just run my edits with premade actions. May have got a touch too much sharpening


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    Beautiful image Steve, nice silhoutted composition. I never knew there was a deer that stayed in velvet year round, rare indeed.


    Thanks joe. If it is a buck, it has some sort of testosterone problem and if a doe, very rare



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    Nice shot as usual, the play of light is beautiful. Definite wall hanger.

    Thank you bobo



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    Thanks for sharing, Steve.

    Thank you andre






    Wow, the italic font didn't work so good. Had to put some lines between
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    Re: A rare one

    Creativeness has a cost...

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    Re: A rare one

    Love it Steve. Love the lighting, the composition, the exposure. Beautiful.

    Great sharpness too at 600mm!

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