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#1024137 - 20th Oct 2016 11:33pm Magnificent Stag
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What a fabulous photo this is. An amateur photographer captured it on the Queens estate Balmoral.


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#1024143 - 21st Oct 2016 8:19am Re: Magnificent Stag [Re: cools]
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Brilliant Photo, love it ...

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#1024167 - 21st Oct 2016 10:14am Re: Magnificent Stag [Re: cools]
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Talk about the right time right place. Fantastic shot.

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#1024171 - 21st Oct 2016 10:37am Re: Magnificent Stag [Re: cools]
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That is perfect. I hope Queenie likes it.

She did have a favourite stag that someone killed by accident . She asked to see it's body and was visibly upset.
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#1024179 - 21st Oct 2016 12:41pm Re: Magnificent Stag [Re: cools]
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It's a phoney, when have you ever seen the moon look that big?

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#1024186 - 21st Oct 2016 1:36pm Re: Magnificent Stag [Re: cools]
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Well I don't think it is although it does look like it's a scene from a fantasy film. I can't copy and paste the full article up , I've tried but it's easily found if you put in stag photo with moon a Scottish newspaper has the full story and you can read it there.

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#1024187 - 21st Oct 2016 1:39pm Re: Magnificent Stag [Re: cools]
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I loved that film Granny and remember that scene well. They are so majestic with their awesome antlers and so sad when they get killed. Hate to see animal heads and skins being used in homes as trophys.

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#1024191 - 21st Oct 2016 2:26pm Re: Magnificent Stag [Re: cools]
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#1024194 - 21st Oct 2016 2:29pm Re: Magnificent Stag [Re: cools]
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Thanks Granny knew I could rely on you. I have tried all this copy and pasting but doesn't work I will get my son to show me.

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#1024201 - 21st Oct 2016 2:44pm Re: Magnificent Stag [Re: cools]
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The easiest way to get a photo like this is to catch a stag and tie it to a peg in the ground at a carefully calculated point, retire to a distance where the moon looks as big as this and at a point where the stag is superimposed in front of it, and Bingo. Easy Peasy! (apart from catching the stag!)

Firing a shot into the air at the right time could be used too, in order to catch its attention.

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#1024249 - 21st Oct 2016 5:25pm Re: Magnificent Stag [Re: Excoriator]
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I think it's a fantastic picture
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#1024359 - 21st Oct 2016 11:37pm Re: Magnificent Stag [Re: cools]
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Well, either he was lucky or he set it up. Whether you consider that 'phoney' is up to you I suppose.

You can make fantastic movies of the moon with a telephoto lens. Not only does it look enormous against a background of trees or whatever, its movement can be seen quite easily.

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#1024362 - 22nd Oct 2016 12:46am Re: Magnificent Stag [Re: cools]
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Why couldn't it have been a Harvest Moon, or a penumbral lunar eclipse ?

This yearís Harvest Moon on September 16 happens to be an especially close and large full moon. Some will call it a supermoon. Notice that itís very bright!

http://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/harvest-moon-2



http://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-n...-moon-time-date



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#1024439 - 22nd Oct 2016 5:37pm Re: Magnificent Stag [Re: granny]
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Great photo.

Couldn't resist this


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#1024476 - 22nd Oct 2016 11:26pm Re: Magnificent Stag [Re: snowshoes]
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love it Snowshoes smile
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