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Young White-Tailed Deer


Young White-Tailed Deer
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Copyright: Jim Pinkham (jpinkham) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 87 W: 3 N: 151] (685)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-05-27
Categories: Mammals
Camera: HP Photosmart 945
Exposure: f/3.1, 1/101 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-05-28 9:27
Viewed: 3094
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus -- Seen last night at feeding time at the local nature preserve. Details of the species can be found in many sites, including http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-tailed_Deer

Composed exactly as in the viewfinder -- only adjustments were brightness/contrast, USM, and a very slight levels correction, all done in The Gimp.

Several deer were feeding in a meadow, and this youngster, amazingly, let me walk closer and closer. It seemed as if he were as curious about me as I about him.

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Hi Jim,
Looks very curious:-)
Pity the sharpness could be a tad better...
TFS
Annick

bonjour JIM
bien vu cette photo et cet animal a le regard plein de tendresse
belles couleurs, manque un tout petit peu de netteté, mais bien malgré tout
amitiès
edith

Aha! A deer I am very familiar with as you must be as well seeing the location. Centering is perfect,making the surrounding green a frame. The slightly darker green at top angled down puts attention right back on the subject. Nice composing job altogether.
Bob
Western Wilderness of Washington

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