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Still in Fresh Snow


Still in Fresh Snow
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Copyright: Robert Shannon Sr (eqshannon) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2458 W: 216 N: 10292] (31141)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-11-06
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Fuji Finepix S2 pro
Exposure: f/3.8, 30 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-05-05 8:38
Viewed: 2873
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This deer seemed almost artificial, the way he stood for almost 5 minutes. It was long enough for me to hand hold at a 30th.

This was taken in the first days of a hard winter at 4000 feet elevation in the Colville Forest area, yet on a piece of small land once used and now abandoned.

I went back that summer and the peach tree fruited for the first time in 15 years. I knew because it was one of my favorite hiding spots...miles from a true home, miles from electricity. Right at the treeline near an old cabin.

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First of all, your note is poetic. "I went back that summer and the peach tree fruited..." sounds like the opening lines of a really good book.
Wonderful photo.
You captured the gentle quality of this lovely. :)

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