Picturing a Park - Animal Portrait Shot

Mule Deer
Travelers' Rest State Park, Montana

If you're fortunate enough to see wildlife when visiting your park, a portrait of them in their environment adds to your story's impact. This deer was calmly browsing through shady cottonwood groves before moving out into the sunny meadow. While aware of my presence, I was far enough away, shooting with a telephoto lens, that she did not feel threatened.

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