Fallow Deer bucks 'in velvet', amongst bracken ferns, New Forest, England


Image Ref: MA 49-230.

(90% of frame from 35mm transparency)

Subject Info

The Fallow Deer is the commonest deer in Britain, where it was introduced by the Romans, and is common throughout much of Europe. It is widespread in the British Isles, where it favours mature deciduous or mixed woodlands and forests, as well as parkland areas. Seldom ventures far from woodland cover, especially during daytime, and usually seen in small groups.

Image Info

Photographed with a Nikon F4s camera and Nikkor 400mm lens with Nikon 1.4x teleconverter, mounted on a Benbo tripod; taken at about 1/250th second at f5.6 on Fujichrome Provia 100 film at ISO 100 and processed normally; no filters used.

New Forest, Hampshire, England, August.

Notes: Photographed into diffuse mid-morning sunlight.

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