Velvet Buck

© Lana Manis

Velvet Buck

Uploaded: October 16, 2003


Cades Cove in the Smokies; After spotting this buck, my husband stopped the vehicle, I got out and took several shots, walking closer each time; the buck just looked at me, turned, & slowly wandered deeper into the forest. Even though I was born, raised, and still live in the country, this was wonderful to see one of God's majestic creatures so close! My husband was all a twitter too (he's an avid hunter!) 80-200mm lens, hand held, no flash, mid day; buZZed in PSE


Ann G. Martin October 16, 2003

Great!Lana, it's so much fun finding
these beautiful animal's when you'r on
a drive, make's a lovely picture. #67099

Stephen Zacker October 16, 2003

Great Capture! #234129

Murry Grigsby October 16, 2003

I'm glad you shot him and not your husband, Lana :0) Nice catch and image!! #234139

October 16, 2003

I love the shot and the PS effects!! What filter do you use to get the buzz? #234168

Lana Manis October 16, 2003

Thanks, Ann, Stephen, Murry and Gayle! Murry, I'm glad I did the shooting, too!
Gayle, go to and download the free trial buZZ filter. I know it works with Photoshop Elements 2.0. I'm sure it lists other compatible programs. Have fun and be's addictive!!! #234207

October 16, 2003

Thanks for the download information. I use Adobe Photoshop 7 and don't have that filter. I can see that it will be addicting!! #234218

Larry Lawhead October 16, 2003

This is outstanding, Lana!! A great capture of a special moment. I love the buzz, too, but I've been on that bandwagon a while! Cades Cove is such a super place.... #234327

Lana Manis October 16, 2003

Thank you, Larry! And, yes, Cade's Cove is a great place to visit. We've been there several times throughout the years. #234471

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