"Red Deer in the Mists in Lights and Colors" – Collection of Fine Art Photographs
For us, red deer are the kings of the European forests. They represent elegance and royalty in the animal world. Each year, we spend weeks working in forests or meadows to observe and photograph the red deer during the fawns’ season of birth or at the time of the rut.
During the moment of the rut that runs from the end of September to the end of October, the scenes are often dreamlike due to the differences in temperature between day and night. These changes in the atmosphere create the appearance of fog or ethereal mist, thus highlighting both deer and doe.
The mists give a dreamlike appearance to the photographs. For this collection that is in our style of "Lights and Colors", we have chosen only very clean scenes. The landscapes are bathed in very soft mists, shrouding details and focusing on the simplicity of the scene. This technique of minimalism allows us to highlight the power and the shape of these beautiful animals despite the use of color.
A deer is always aware of its power. When it surprises us while we are hiding in a blind, curiosity always prevails. We have often experienced the dear personally when it approaches within a few tens of meters from our position. It is often with disdain that the red deer returns to the forests after realizing that we were photographers.
Some think that we are impaired by our anthropomorphic beliefs, nevertheless, we are convinced that we are right. We have been lucky to observe the eyes of wild red deer. It is undeniable that there is an established connection between animals and humans. We do not know what the red deer is thinking at this moment, but we know that he is aware of his strength over us and his home within his forest kingdom.
The morning mists allow us to highlight the musculature and elegance of the red deer, the king of the forest in Europe.
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