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Whitetail Doe

Whitetail Doe
Photo Information
Copyright: Billy C Banks (K9madtex) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 122 W: 67 N: 278] (1022)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-01-12
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon 5D, Canon 70 - 200 f2.8L IS USM, Canon 72mm UV Haze
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-01-12 15:59
Viewed: 3320
Points: 36
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I finally managed to get a decent shot of a Whitetail deer. I was walking along a gravel road when this doe jumped out in front of me. I threw the camera up and got a shot off. The shutter made it's shutter sound and the doe froze right where she was and looked at me for several seconds. Long enough to get off a couple more shots. Very exciting!


Camera Model Name
Canon EOS 5D

Shooting Date/Time
1/12/2008 04:56:41

Tv(Shutter Speed)

Av(Aperture Value)

Metering Modes
Evaluative metering

Exposure Compensation

ISO Speed

EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM +2.0x

Focal Length
400.0 mm

Image size
4368 x 2912

Image Quality


White Balance

AF mode
AI focus AF

Picture Style


Tone Curve : Standard
Sharpness level : -
Pattern Sharpness : -
Contrast : 0
Sharpness : 3
Color saturation : 0
Color tone : 0

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To sray: Thanks, I think.K9madtex 1 02-28 10:36
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  • Luis52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1175 W: 8 N: 4240] (15809)
  • [2008-01-12 18:02]

Hi Billy.-
Nice photo. Looks like this doe notice about Your presence. Fine pose and excellent sharpness. Great note too.

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  • mamcg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 333 W: 13 N: 91] (9843)
  • [2008-01-12 20:54]

EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM +2.0x

Focal Length
400.0 mm

Here I understand that your lens miximum focal lenth is 200mm as +2.0x converter is used?

Nice shot I like this and TFS.

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  • arfer Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2731 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2008-01-12 21:52]

Hello Billy

That is a beautiful doe you have captured.
Excellent job to click a few shots in the moments you had.
The focus is very good with sharp detail.
The pose is excellent and shows a bit of hesitation and curiosity.
Very good eye contact.
The lighting and colours are well handled,the natural setting looks wonderful.


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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2008-01-13 9:41]

Hi Billy.
What a nice picture. Amazing charming animal at so gracious pose. Excellent timing and eye-contact. Great details and sharpness. I like excellent DOF and impressive BG. Bravo. My compliments and TFS.

Hi Billy,
What an elegant beauty! I love this surprised look, good exposure, composition and beautiful shadow! She has lovely ears :) This is a nice action shot with good details. Well seen!

Hi Billy,
I like the pose with one leg up as she hears your "click". Well exposed with natural looking color & good DOF/details.
Ahh, the thrill of the capture :)

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  • lizzie Gold Star Critiquer [C: 207 W: 0 N: 605] (2855)
  • [2008-01-13 19:11]

Hi Billy,

Beautiful capture of this delicate doe, Great lightning with an excellent exposure. Love the blurry background also, no distraction behind this lovely doe! Very well done!


Hello billy, great shot, very good composition and pov,terrific sharpness and good depth of field, nice colors and wonderful pose!she's lovely.TFS

Hello Billy,
Very nice shot in deed. Congratulations and thanks for sharing.
- Nirmal

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  • Adanac Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1273 W: 1 N: 6188] (21378)
  • [2008-01-14 4:01]

Hello Billy,
Congratulations first white-tail and she is beautiful. Great work Billy as she looks ready to bolt. Thanks for sharing.

Hi Billy,
I like so much his pose, in total allert, very good capture with a perfect focus and lovely warm colours,
excellent work,

She's beautiful! I love the shadow too..really add another dimension and interest to the photo! ;)

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  • Mana Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1772 W: 36 N: 5597] (18598)
  • [2008-01-16 8:25]

Hi Billy,
I choose this wonderful 50th shot for the dynamic action you have freezed so wonderfully. Great expression captured and the startled look is marvellously presented. Superb lighting, exposure and a precise DOF to portray it. Excellent POV and composition. Kudos.

Hey Billy,
What a great capture and of this Whitetail deer, excellent exposure, and well composed, looks like he clocked you and was about to take off? Really nice work all the best Cheers Rick :)

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  • EOSF1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1393 W: 119 N: 5267] (23955)
  • [2008-01-17 5:02]

Hello Billy, I really like the way the deer stands out against that beautifully blurred background. Very well done, thanks !


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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2008-01-19 5:30]

Hello Billy,
You've caught this Deer in a lovely pose. Well focussed and details are very sharp. Beautiful light and colours too. Fine shadow too in this excellent capture.
Many thanks, Ulla

Hi Billy,
excellent capture of the very lovely deer. She is a very beautiful model and it gave a great pose. You also present it perfectly. Nicely composed. TFS, well done

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  • sray Silver Star Critiquer [C: 22 W: 0 N: 0] (242)
  • [2008-02-28 10:33]
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Nice shot Angela
he's ready to jump or disappear . Like it very much .

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