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Rock City Albino Deer


Rock City Albino Deer
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Copyright: Larry A Brechner (brech) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 53 W: 60 N: 95] (267)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-08-02
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon EOS 5D, Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8 IS L, Cokin P164 Circular Polarizer
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/320 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2011-01-09 15:51
Viewed: 4772
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Taken at Rock City near Chattanooga, TN. This albino deer was lying down in a ravine below a bridge walkway from which this image was made. It was difficult to get a perfectly clear shot because of the tree foliage between the camera and the subject.

There was a mix of dappled sunlight and shade with a fairly dim overall light level. I had to dial up 800 ISO to get any chance of making a decent image. I had a limited DOF because I used a medium shutter speed to freeze the movement.

I did some color correction, noise reduction, and sharpening in RAW/PS5. I have several versions of this image cropped different ways showing the entire deer or other views but the foliage is distracting in some of these variations. I felt this face close-up view was the most compelling.

I show the original RAW image (converted to JPEG for TN) in a TN Workshop.

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2011-01-09 18:46]
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Hello Larry,
Nice closeup shot of what appears to be an albino colored Fallow Deer Buck. There are a few of these living in the Lookout Mountain area. I like the attractive pose, natural coloration and the exposure is just right. Well done!!
Ron

Hello Larry,
beautifull portrait, nice light and natural colors,
TFS, regards,
Nikos.

Hi Larry, A very good clear photo of this fine-looking deer with antlers. It is really looking into your lens with an excellent result.TFS. Murray.
PS I tried photographing deer in Borneo recently.

Hello Larry

Beautiful portrait photo of this Albino Deer,
with a fine POV that is giving beautiful glance
from the animal, excellent focus sharpness details,

TFS

Asbed

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