My Love for the Mythical and Graceful Deer Is it… the spiritual feelings inside, when first sighting them on a misty Winters day? Is it… the light that dances on their beautiful russet-amber coloured hair? Is it… the dainty breaths that vaporise in the icy air? Is it… the long-lashed stares, that so enticed many Arthurian legends, and quests not ventured upon?
This majestic Deer was photographed at the British Wildlife Centre. I shot the photograph in black and white, as I felt colour would not give this magnificent animal any justice. Hart is an archaic word for “stag” used in medieval times. To think all through the ages, such wonderful creatures were hunted for Sport, I find totally unimaginable….