Results 1 to 15 of 15

Thread: Dawn buck

  1. #1
    BPN Member D. Robert Franz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Cody, WY
    Posts
    2,460
    Threads
    423
    Thank You Posts

    Default Dawn buck

    Attached Images Attached Images
     
    From my recent travels to photograph mule deer and whitetails during the rut.. Caught this buck before sunrise. I got as low as humanly possible without digging a hole to get this perspective.

    Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
    Copyright: © D. Robert & Lorri Franz
    Shutter speed: 1/100 sec
    Aperture: 5.6
    Exposure mode: Av
    Exposure compensation: +2/3
    Metering mode: Multi-segment
    ISO: 800
    Lens: EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM

    D. Robert Franz

    Upcoming Photo Tours: "The Bears of Yellowstone" "Bald Eagles of Alaska"

  2. #2
    BPN Member Andreas Liedmann's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Dortmund / Germany
    Posts
    5,655
    Threads
    586
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    Hi Dale ...oh those colors look great .
    Wonderful soft light , very nice low POV and a very pleasing backdrop .
    Well framed and the look of the buck into the camera makes this for me .
    Techs are looking not ideal i think , not knowing how the 7D performs when it comes to high ISO , but 800 is not that high for todays cameras and you needed more Iso for faster SS .

    TFS Andreas

  3. #3
    BPN Viewer
    Join Date
    Nov 2016
    Location
    canada
    Posts
    27
    Threads
    7
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    beautiful light and color, the branches on the left are a little distracting but still a wonderful sharp image

  4. #4
    Super Moderator Rachel Hollander's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    NYC
    Posts
    12,813
    Threads
    810
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    Hi Dale - Looks like it was a successful fall season if this is an indication. Gorgeous bg colors and low pov combine for an excellent image. Good separation of the buck and an impressive set of antlers. Yes, ss a bit slow. Were you using a tripod or hh?

    TFS,
    Rachel

  5. #5
    BPN Member
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Posts
    456
    Threads
    43
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    What a backdrop - those colours are awesome and the buck is so sharp.

  6. #6
    BPN Member Douglas Bolt's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Beltsville, MD USA
    Posts
    559
    Threads
    113
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    Hang on the wall beautiful!
    Douglas Bolt
    DougBoltPhotography.com

  7. #7
    Wildlife / Landscape Moderator Morkel Erasmus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    South Africa
    Posts
    14,657
    Threads
    1,210
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    This is a beauty! Those colours are off the wall, and the pose is perfect.
    Morkel Erasmus

    WEBSITE | JOIN ME ON SAFARI


  8. #8
    Macro and Flora Moderator Jonathan Ashton's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Wirral UK
    Posts
    9,806
    Threads
    1,492
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    That is a peach - love the pose and the composition. the background is idyllic.
    You mad me search high and low in my collection but alas I don't appear to have one from Yellowstone.

  9. #9
    BPN Member haseeb badar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Nagpur, India
    Posts
    2,070
    Threads
    98
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    Hi Dale -- Postcard stuff this is , loved the colours and the framing. For me one of your very best that i have seen , simply enjoyed viewing this beautiful image .TFS !

  10. #10
    BPN Member Dumay de Boulle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Lion Sands Kruger National Park South Africa
    Posts
    3,616
    Threads
    244
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    Amazing soft colors and exceptional IQ. I don't understand the comments regarding SS. If an image is sharp, 'its nailed' no matter what the SS...Awesome image!

  11. #11
    BPN Member D. Robert Franz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Cody, WY
    Posts
    2,460
    Threads
    423
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    Wanted to thank everyone for the kind words.

    D. Robert Franz

    Upcoming Photo Tours: "The Bears of Yellowstone" "Bald Eagles of Alaska"

  12. #12
    Wildlife Moderator Steve Kaluski's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Somewhere in the world
    Posts
    13,829
    Threads
    775
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    To coin the old well used phrase 'A bit late to the party on this one' just cracking stuff Dale.

    TFS
    Steve

  13. #13
    BPN Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2016
    Posts
    155
    Threads
    11
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    All said - a magnificent image ! The result from some difficult lighting challenges is pretty much perfect imho

  14. #14
    BPN Viewer
    Join Date
    Jan 2017
    Location
    San Diego, California
    Posts
    33
    Threads
    7
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    really a wonderful image, and inspiring to a user of that camera / lens combo. Lovely

  15. #15
    BPN Member Alison McCoy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Reno, NV
    Posts
    144
    Threads
    12
    Thank You Posts

    Default

    Love so many things about this photo. The pose is perfect and the light is dreamy. Beautiful symmetry in the bucks antlers and your photo shows them off magnificently. Congratulations!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Web Analytics