In a misty field…

A whitetail deer tastes the air in a misty field in Bragg Creek, Alberta, Canada.  June 2022.

A humid afternoon slipped away into dusk with peels of fog rolling over the long grass inviting the darkness of night in earlier. This whitetail walked past Desirée and I a few minutes before I took this photograph. When the visibility dropped away, she raised her head to sniff the air. She wasn’t on edge, her tail stayed down, it seemed just a focus on one sense with another being curtailed. Her profile created a beautiful shape and the moment felt calm and intimate.

4 responses

  1. A wonderful photo! Thank you for sharing.

    August 21, 2022 at 2:49 pm

  2. Judi Martin

    Beautiful 🙏

    August 21, 2022 at 1:47 pm

  3. Lovely shot, reminds me to take the time.

    August 21, 2022 at 9:14 am

  4. Cheri Winchell

    Wow!! I love your photographs!!

    August 21, 2022 at 8:04 am

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