more deer shots

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  1. volleysnap

    volleysnap TPF Noob!

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    i took both of these within the past week-one is a young buck (i posted a picture recently of him before his antlers started growing). i think the other is a female as she looks pregnant? there are a bunch of these guys who wander through our yard every day, so if you have any advice on how to fix composition/concept/etc, it would be greatly appreciated for the next time they stop by :)

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  2. tirediron

    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    I very much like #1; the exposure and composition are excellent. #2 doesn't appeal to much, primarily I think because composition; a rather "long" look.

    Give you position relative to the doe, I would suggest zooming in much closer and going for a 'head shot', however bear in mind that because of most animals musculature and physiology, they appear more attractive in profile or 3/4 profile.

    All of that aside, when you're doing these sorts of captures, take what you can get.
     
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    #2 is the best here. composition and DOF is great. the eye contact is also great. Really makes the shot.
     
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    They're both great.. My only nitpick is that the wb in #2 is too cool.
     

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