At 5:30AM, we walked down to the wooden walkway at Onnenai, Kushiro Marsh in Hokkaido. This fawn was feeding on the dewy morning grass close to it's mother. Although a little nervous, luckily they didn't run away and I was able to get some shots. This one was taken at 275mm. Others include the whole fawn, and some with the mother. I chose this one as I like the detail and the imperfections in the animal.
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Darren (6823) 2003-08-17 5:14
Very, very nice shot Martin. Nothing really to add, this is very high quality stuff.
Didi (56249) 2003-08-17 6:36
Avec un bon 400 mm vous avez sû imortaliser ce joli portrait de Bambi très bien cadré.
Je pardonne l'oreille coupée, ce n'est pas dérangeant du tout sachant qu'il fallait se dépêcher pour appuyer sur le déclencheur.
With a good 400 mm you have do this pretty portrait of Bambi tallied very well with success. I forgive the cut ear, it is not disturbing whole knowing that it was necessary to hurry to press on the release.
ornis (1271) 2003-08-17 10:22
Veeery nice, Martin. Head and body at 45° makes it an attractive portrait. Perfect framing and DOF management. Sharp, natural colors, what else... beautiful!
upelsinka (171) 2003-08-18 7:59
Very nace photo, Martin! I sorry about left ear of this fawn only, because it is cut off...:-)
- Copyright: Martin Bailey (Bayleaf) (1484)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2003-08-06
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 10D, 100-400 4.5-5.6L Ø77, JPEG ISO 100
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/100 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Hokkaido - August '03
- Theme(s): Animals & Wildlife [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2003-08-17 4:30