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Lizardqing
11-15-2011, 09:23 PM
Went out to the swamp this morning since I wound up not having to work to check it out. Had planned on trying to catch a sunrise but the fog was so thick there was no sun till it was well up in the sky. While trying to get a shot of a pretty large wood pecker without having much luck I had a big crashing noise all of a sudden behind me. I turned around and happened to catch this action going on.

http://www.chrismobleyphotography.com/wp-content/gallery/various-outdoor/deer-fight.jpg

Highly odd for two does to be fighting. Must be over a baby daddy!

Doug L
11-15-2011, 09:41 PM
Terrific shot! Beautiful lighting. I also really like the inclusion of the passive bystander on the right.

Iguanasan
11-15-2011, 10:11 PM
Woah! This is awesome... I hope you kept your distance... you don't want to get into the middle of a domestic disturbance. :)

Great shot.

Lizardqing
11-15-2011, 10:43 PM
Thanks guys. Glenn I was actually not very far away from them. Maybe 50 feet or so. Got some pretty close up shots of alligators there as well. At least had a boat between me and them though!

Marko
11-16-2011, 10:11 AM
Geez! This is fab!
What a great catch!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

JAS_Photo
11-16-2011, 10:43 AM
Very cool shot for sure!

Richard
11-16-2011, 10:56 AM
superb shot!, not got time now. but I'll check later to see if it's nominated...

Kawarthabob
11-16-2011, 11:43 AM
Awsome! Everything about it is just fab! Sometimes ya just have to look back once in a while eh?

Lizardqing
11-16-2011, 01:11 PM
Thanks y'all, it really does prove that you got to turn around sometimes because the better image might not be what you had in mind!

Mad Aussie
11-16-2011, 03:40 PM
Spectacular shot!! Can't add anything to what the others have said other than if Richard hadn't have nominated this, I would have!

aubintbay
11-16-2011, 06:15 PM
Count me in!! Thats and awesome catch and nicely done!!

Lizardqing
11-16-2011, 06:31 PM
Thanks again guys!

Hillbillygirl
11-17-2011, 10:20 PM
Amazing capture Chris. Very nicely done
Not many people get to witness this in the wild and you caught it on photo.

Lizardqing
11-18-2011, 12:07 AM
Thanks HBG, I think besides the tornado pics this is the luckiest shot I have gotten so far.

asnow
11-20-2011, 12:28 PM
Simply awesome. You caught this perectly. The timing with the two standing up like that, you even caught a little blurr in the front legs to show motion. Love the lighting and the view of the bystander is priceless.

edG
11-22-2011, 06:33 AM
You can add my voice to the din - an absolutely wonderful capture, well done!

Lizardqing
11-22-2011, 07:45 AM
Thanks guys!

susan
12-06-2011, 05:57 PM
Oh my! Lights. a camera and wonderful action! Bravo!

Lizardqing
12-06-2011, 07:38 PM
Thanks!