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Roe Deer

Roe Deer
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Copyright: Razvan Zinica (zetu) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-12-21
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon 40d, Canon EF 100-400 mm F4.5-5.6L IS USM, Jessops UV 77mm
Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-12-24 23:28
Viewed: 2754
Points: 26
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The European Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus), also known as the Western Roe Deer, chevreuil or just Roe Deer, is a Eurasian species of deer. It is relatively small, reddish and grey-brown, and well-adapted to cold environments. Roe Deer are widespread in Western Europe, from the Mediterranean to Scandinavia, and from the British Isles to the Caucasus. It is distinct from the somewhat larger Siberian Roe Deer.
The Roe Deer is a relatively small deer, with a body length of 95–135 cm (3.12–4.43 ft), a shoulder height of 65–75 cm (2.13–2.46 ft), and a weight of 15–30 kg (33–66 lb). It has rather short, erect antlers and a reddish body with a grey face. Its hide is golden red in summer, darkening to brown or even black in winter, with lighter undersides and a white rump patch; the tail is very short (2–3 cm or 0.8–1.2 in), and barely visible. Only the males have antlers. The first and second set of antlers are unbranched and short (5–12 cm or 2.0–4.7 in), while older bucks in good conditions develop antlers up to 20–25 cm (8–10 in) long with two or three, rarely even four, points. When the male's antlers begin to regrow, they are covered in a thin layer of velvet-like fur which disappears later on after the hair's blood supply is lost. Males may speed up the process by rubbing their antlers on trees, so that their antlers are hard and stiff for the duels during the mating season. Unlike most cervids, roe deer begin regrowing antlers almost immediately after they are shed.

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Hi Razvan,
Nice photo with great eye contact. Probably, with tighter crop it would be more effective, but I like it in this form, too. Great shot.
Have a happy festive season, best regards, László

Buna Razvan,
Imaginea este perfecta pentru aceasta zi si pentru peisajul care este acum la Sibiu. Frumoase culori si contact vizual.
Sa auzim numai de bine,

Buna Razvan,
Frumoasa caprioara. Detaliile si culorile de iarna sunt deosebite.
In jud. Timis inca nu a nins in iarna asta. Din pacate vremea este nefavorabila de vreo 2 luni.....

surprise meeting in the snow, Ravzan
Merry Christmas to you and your family

Ciao Razvan, beautiful winter composition with lovely deer, wonderful ambientation, splendid light and colors, very well done, my friend, Merry Christmas to you and your family, ciao Silvio

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  • pegos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 222 W: 0 N: 356] (1982)
  • [2011-12-25 2:08]
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Splendid image, Razvan!
Great composition with beautiful lightness and atmosphere; really well done!
Merry Christmas!

hello Razvan
very nice composition with good details
I hear the rest from this picture

Merry christmas to you and Family
greeting lou

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2011-12-25 3:45]
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Hello Razvan,
A very nice wintery capture of a Roe Deer that contrasts nicely with the snowy BG from a fine POV.
Happy festive Season,

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-12-25 13:40]

Hi Razvan,i like the beautiful winter scenary,you're lucky to have this snow!! And how is nice the solitary roe deer,i wish to be there to take a beautiful pic like your! I wish you all the best for these days and thanks for share,Luciano

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-12-26 1:59]

Hello Razvan,
Beautiful photo of this Roe Deer with intens eye contact.
Merry Christmas to you and your family,

Happy Holidays Razvan,
congratulations for the beautiful postcard, beautiful composition, great sharpness and POV.
Thanks for sharing.
Hello Vanni

Hi Razvan,
Good light balance with the overwhelming white of the snow. Fine detail, POV and placement of the deer. Well done.
Best regards,
In contradiction to your winter, please see my "Festive season Greeting" upload. Not for points, but to show you the difference in temperatures.

Razvan, this is such a super shot of this little deer. Great composition and detail. You did a great job capturing this. Have a great new year, Bill

Ciao Razvan. Good contrast against the wild winter environemnt. Very good colours MF. Great capture!


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