December 11, 2013

Deer, Richmond Park

Photograph by Prashant Meswani

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This was taken in early morning at Richmond Park in late October.

(This photo and caption were submitted to the 2013 National Geographic Photo Contest.)


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69 comments
هشام عبد العاطى
هشام عبد العاطى

تُسَبِّحُ لَهُ السَّمَاوَاتُ السَّبْعُ وَالْأَرْ‌ضُ وَمَن فِيهِنَّ وَإِن مِّن شَيْءٍ إِلَّا يُسَبِّحُ بِحَمْدِهِ وَلَـٰكِن لَّا تَفْقَهُونَ تَسْبِيحَهُمْ إِنَّهُ كَانَ حَلِيمًا غَفُورً‌ا ﴿الإسراء: ٤٤﴾

Lucky Kid
Lucky Kid

Where is THIS Richmond Pk....there must be many around the worlk

Shannon T
Shannon T

Spectacular. I'm so glad nobody had killed it. (At least up to that point)

Jacob Glass
Jacob Glass

Thanks so much for sharing this Prashant!

Lonnie Richardson Capito
Lonnie Richardson Capito

One of the great things about taking great photos is, being in the right place, at the right time.  You were very lucky to have photographed this magnificently beautiful animal and sharing it with everyone.  ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL.

Eugene Vasev
Eugene Vasev

Looks like as computer graphics :) But anyway looks very beautiful.

Linda Siegel
Linda Siegel

You really captured an amazing scene.  It almost has sound.

Joy Saldanha
Joy Saldanha

Lise, I agree with you completely. Joy Saldanha 

Lise Justlise
Lise Justlise

Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Psalm 150:6. What a truly amazing photograph that is! Thank YOU for sharing it with the world :)

Linda Siegel
Linda Siegel

Congratulations on a truly exquisite photograph. 

Bun Lee
Bun Lee

Beautiful shot!! Congrats!! :)

Ellen Life Robinson
Ellen Life Robinson

This is a gorgeous image-- it looks so much like the elk we have in the western US !

Bob Woth
Bob Woth

It is a red deer from Richmond Park a reserve in south west London.

Talha Mehmood
Talha Mehmood

Beautiful! I wonder how far was Prashant Meswani, the photographer.

Sherif Mounir
Sherif Mounir

Awesome, it looks more like a painting than a photo.

Bev Hennager
Bev Hennager

It is so perfect, it could be a painting.

Janice H.
Janice H.

SInging his song to the heavens for the lovely morning!           Looks almost like a painting.        Enjoyed this joyful photo.

John Bethea
John Bethea

Awesome, it looks more like a painting than a photo.

Edy Griffin
Edy Griffin

That looks more like an elk that is bugling, than a deer.  :)

Autumn Domsch
Autumn Domsch

Wow that is an awesome photo, it almost doesn't look real since it is so perfect!

Prashant Meswani
Prashant Meswani

@Ellen Life Robinson I had a look on Wikipedia, and it appears that the Red Deer in Richmond Park and the Elk in the US are unrelated to each other, even though they look similar.

Prashant Meswani
Prashant Meswani

@Barbara Lavina Thank you for your comments Barbara. I am interested in hearing how you have ascertained this image looks fake to you. I can prove this image is the genuine article, and have the Raw file to demonstrate this is a real image. I look forward to your response. :)

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