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Posted by david fletcher on Tue Dec 08, 2020 1:48 pm

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More like an old friend.  Small crop.  Nikon D800 and 500 AF-S at F5.6.

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by ADKShooter on Tue Dec 08, 2020 4:06 pm
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Interesting composition of a beautiful animal. Needs to be viewed in high rez to get a true sense of how well the crop works with this image. Wish I had a few "old friends" like this around here !!
 

by Ron Day on Tue Dec 08, 2020 4:13 pm
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The framing is brilliant, Dave! When I opened the image, I felt as though I was looking out of a large picture window at the moment this handsome stag wandered by and looked at me. And in large view, I felt he was almost placing his nose on the glass. :wink: A beautifully done image! The fine detail and eye contact could not be better. Very well done!
 

by Carol Clarke on Tue Dec 08, 2020 4:30 pm
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Its all been said, Dave.  Beautifully done - and its almost like he is also looking at you and thinking, he's more like an old friend.... :) 

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by Cynthia Crawford on Tue Dec 08, 2020 7:28 pm
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Well hello! What a magnificent view-so up close and personal, so to speak. There's something so very alive -almost 3D about this stag-it looks like he could walk right out of the picture. Love the direct (old friend) gaze- superb, Dave!
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by Gary Gulash on Tue Dec 08, 2020 10:44 pm
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That's a daring composition and I like it, works with the curious gaze he is giving you. Nice detail in the larger view.
 

by Marc on Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:50 am
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Loving the quizzical pose and BG colours Dave, nice detail/quality coming through in the HD file.

Is this F/F, wondering if you captured the full rack?

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by david fletcher on Wed Dec 09, 2020 1:37 pm
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Thank you all so much for your kind words.
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by Mary Brun on Thu Dec 10, 2020 2:36 pm
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Really wonderful shot!
I love this asymmetrical composition, I find it really interesting and dynamic,
it makes me imagine that the deer is walking forward towards the empty space.
The details of the foreground are also very beautiful, like as the background so well blurred.
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by John Labrenz on Fri Dec 11, 2020 8:20 pm
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Love it...kind of a stern..."where ya been?" look...
 

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