A Deer Tale

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?

Deer of ‘Harts’

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….