Monday, January 14, 2008

An Unusual Expression !


While processing some whitetail deer photos from last summer I came across an unusual shot.

I don't know what the deer on the left reacted to. Flies harass them severely in warm weather and it may have been shaking its ears, etc. to frighten them off or it may have been reacting to the other doe trying to lick her face.

Whatever the reason for the expression, It made for a humorous shot, as these graceful animals seldom look so grotesque!


Canon 10-D 500mm F4


16 comments:

oldmanlincoln said...

Willard, I am guessing the one is trying to detect where that "smell" is coming from. And the one ear looks to be gone or is it laid back? I hope just laid back. If not then that might be what the other is smelling -- where the ear was.

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dot said...

Looks like it's winking. Cute!

Willard said...

Abe,

It was just laid back.

Misty Dawn said...

Besides dogs, deer are my favorite animals, so I truly love your blog and photos ;-) This is quite the unique capture here!

david mcmahon said...

That's a unique shot - and I love the introduction to the shot as well.

imac said...

Ah great shot Willard.
my guess is _ Give us a kiss lover girl.

Old Wom Tigley said...

A great capture for sure.. if you had wanted to get an unusual shot it might have taken you weeks...

Salty said...

Cute one Willard!

Photographs can catch some unusual and unbecoming poses in man & animals alike :)

NYCindividual said...

lol... strange - it looks like the one on the left only has one ear!

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Kerri said...

Oh, I think these too are SOOOO cute! Maybe one has an itch and the other one was trying to scratch it :)

DeeMom said...

maybe one had a different perfume on ;)

Meggie said...

Love the shot, Willard. I come by way of Salty's blog.

Kekiinani said...

Hi Again... Thanks for commenting on my blog.. I keep coming back to this shot I just love it!! I think it is sooooooooo cute.. :) :) and it makes me laugh!! Have a great weekend... Aloha, Renee :)

Sandy Carlson said...

Willard,
These ladies remind me of two old-maid aunts who used to haunt family events. One always looked like she couldn't believe what the other just said and really wished she hadn't have said anything at all!

The color and texture of the does' ears is very beautiful. So much grace and power in those bodies, too.

ASH's Eye said...

A rare shot of a Central Pennsylvania One-Eared One-Eyed Deer ... excellent!