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So the philosophy is: "Take a camera everywhere and see what happens. . . "

Discussion in 'Olympus Forum' started by Jock Elliott, Aug 12, 2012.

  1. Jock Elliott

    Jock Elliott SC All-Pro

    Jan 3, 2012
    Troy, NY
    Sometimes "everywhere" only has to be as far away as my home office window. Taken with a lowly Olympus D-550 not 15 minutes ago.

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  2. bartjeej

    bartjeej SC Hall of Famer

    Nov 12, 2010
    bart
    cool! What kind of deer is that? From the first pic it seems the mother deer saw you, but apparently they didn't feel threatened?
     
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  3. nikki

    nikki SC Top Veteran

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    Sep 12, 2011
    Dublin ,Ireland
    Wow ! they are beautiful!
     
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  4. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    Luke
    beautiful White-Tail Deer momma and babies.
     
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  5. Lili

    Lili SC Hall of Famer

    Oct 17, 2010
    Dallas, TX
    Lili
    Gorgeous shots
     
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  6. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer ~@¿@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Sue
    Just lovely. I adore these "Bambi" deer. We don't have them in Australia (except when imported to a zoo or specialised "deer park")
     
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  7. Jock Elliott

    Jock Elliott SC All-Pro

    Jan 3, 2012
    Troy, NY
    bartjeej,

    Those are whitetail deer, common to upstate New York.
     
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  8. Jock Elliott

    Jock Elliott SC All-Pro

    Jan 3, 2012
    Troy, NY
    kyteflyer,

    these eat my wife's ribbon grass with great delight.

    We live about a half mile from a major technical university, yet we get all kinds of wildlife going through the yard, including lots of deer.
     
  9. Crsnydertx

    Crsnydertx SC Top Veteran

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    Jan 21, 2011
    Houston, TX
    Chuck
    They're pretty widely found in the lower 48 states of the US. Here in Texas, their population is robust to the point of excess in many areas; auto collisions are a significant factor in their mortality. Oh, and they're a popular species for hunting; deer sausage is a common delicacy in season!
     
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  10. Country Parson

    Country Parson SC Top Veteran

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    Apr 5, 2011
    North Carolina
    Dan
    Same in North Carolina, and they are good eating, unless of course you are a vegetarian. Nice shots.
     
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  11. drd1135

    drd1135 SC Hall of Famer

    Jul 13, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
    Steve
    THey are a real problem here in western VA and WV. There are a lot of traffic accidents. They are also pretty tame, and will cheerfully sit in your yard and eat your flowers.
     
  12. Isoterica

    Isoterica SC Hall of Famer

    Dec 6, 2011
    Amazing shots, how precious a capture!
     
  13. KianO

    KianO SC Top Veteran

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    Jun 27, 2012
    Geneva
    I love the first one where Mom is coming out the Woods to check her kiddie, there is stillness and movement.
     
  14. Xuereb

    Xuereb SC Veteran

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    Nov 5, 2010
    W. Australia
    I get it. So they are just like our kangaroos who insist on their right to eat everything in the garden. I have noticed however that they will not touch lavender, rosemary and artichokes. Roses don't trouble their tongues at all.