Monday, 15 November 2010

Eight Points


Eight Points, originally uploaded by julian sawyer.

Fully tooled up with a fine set of 8 point antlers, the Sika wasn't in the mood to hang about. He quickly guided his family through the bracken and disappeared into the trees. Usually, they are more than willing to pose and I can't help feeling a little guilty when I make them run.

3 comments:

Gary said...

That's a classic photo from the composition, to the sika, to the background. Is this a game reserve or are these guys just wild in the area?

Julian Sawyer said...

Thanks Gary
These are wild deer, but they do wander on to protected land owned by charities or the Government.
They are culled to keep the numbers down, but they are not regularly hunted.

Catriona Walker said...

Lovely light, great pose ~ very nice indeed!

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