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The rut is on! - White-tailed Deer by Jim Cumming


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The rut is on! - White-tailed Deer by 

I was out in the local woods early one morning while the fog was all around me and encountered this magnificent site.
Recent published article about that morning found here at Canadian Nature Photographer

Runner-up in Canadian Geographic magazines ‘Wildlife Photography of the Year’ 2009 Mammals category and currently on tour across Canada in various museums.
Published in Ottawa Outdoor magazine
Published in Outdoor Photography Canada magazine
Published in Canadian Geographic magazine Dec 2009
Published in Canadian Geographics ’Best Wildlife Pictures 2011 magazine

Taken with a Canon 40D, Canon 70-200 f4 L IS lens
ISO 400 at 168mm
Av mode f/5
Tv 1/500
Image taken Nov 2008 1/2 mile from my house in Kanata, Ontario, Canada
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  • Vicki Pelham
    Vicki Pelhamalmost 5 years ago

    Very nice image!

  • Thanks very much Vicki

    – Jim Cumming

  • PrairieRose
    PrairieRosealmost 5 years ago

    BEAUTIFUL capture!

  • Thanks alot PrairieRose

    – Jim Cumming

  • Peter Zentjens
    Peter Zentjensalmost 5 years ago

    The fog is just perfect, the image has a very special, a very real life mood & feel, like I’m really there. Excellent work!

  • Thanks Peter….it was an amazing moment for me

    – Jim Cumming

  • AnnieSnel
    AnnieSnelalmost 5 years ago

    Great shot!

  • thanks Annie

    – Jim Cumming

  • BigD
    BigDalmost 5 years ago

    Excellent capture

  • Thanks alot BigD

    – Jim Cumming

  • Gina Ruttle  (Whalegeek)
    Gina Ruttle (...almost 5 years ago

    Terrific work!

  • Thanks very much whalegeek

    – Jim Cumming

  • walela
    walelaalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful shot!

  • Thanks very much walela

    – Jim Cumming

  • A.M. Ruttle
    A.M. Ruttlealmost 5 years ago

    Delightful, Jim. Perfect dof!

  • thanks A.M. much appreciated

    – Jim Cumming

  • BigD
    BigDalmost 5 years ago

  • So very cool….thank you very much!

    – Jim Cumming

  • wayne51
    wayne51almost 5 years ago

    Jim, that is an awesome image, with the fog giving it a mystic effect. well done. wayne

  • Thanks alot Wayne

    – Jim Cumming

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