Resting Place

© Mary L. Olson

Resting Place

Michelle Alton August 28, 2012

Seems a nice safe place for a young fawn. Beautifully presented. #1482956

Leslie J. Morris level-deluxe August 28, 2012

I like this, very peaceful and reflective. #10293694

Mary L. Olson August 28, 2012

Thanks, Michelle and Leslie. I was in Jefferson Barracks -- an old and huge military cemetery which borders on the Mississippi River. It is full of deer who are indeed pretty safe and pretty comfortable with people. The fawn's mother felt safe enough I guess to leave her alone. The little fawn was eating and then decided to rest a bit.

Best, Mary Lou #10294114

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic August 29, 2012

A wonderful endearing image! Perfect title and excellent capture Mary! #10295581

Michelle L. Frick September 01, 2012

This is beautiful Mary. It's nice to know that the people were being visited by such gentle creatures. #10304173

Mary L. Olson September 02, 2012

Thanks, Michelle. I like the way you see this image, as comforting.

Mary Lou #10305181

Sharon Day level-classic September 02, 2012

What an awesome image! #10305946

Eloise Bartell level-deluxe September 07, 2012

Just beautiful. A wonderful POTD. Congrats to you.
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Bojan Bencic level-classic September 07, 2012

Amazing photo, Mary. Congratulations on your POTD! #10312497

Wendy S. Mogul September 07, 2012

Beautiful little fawn taking a break..what a nice quiet place..beautiful photo and congrats on your POTD! #10312502

Karen R. Tigue September 07, 2012

Mary, this photo took my breath away. Beautiful moment. #10312504

Mary K. Robison September 07, 2012

What a unique and peace-filled scene, Mary.
Congratulations on your well earned POTD!
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Alan L. Borror September 07, 2012

This is wonderful...congratulations on your POTD! #10312512

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe September 07, 2012

Beautiful POTD. Congrats! #10312520

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe September 07, 2012

Congratulations on a wonderful POTD! #10312550

Susan Jane Allen level-classic September 07, 2012

Really great capture and perfect title! #10312560

September 07, 2012

Hi Mary.
What a great capture you made of this fine scene.
I like the story told here, and I like the photographical qualities as well - everything comes well together: Light, placement of the sharpness, colour, and a very fine composition.
Regards Peder #10312566

gail byrnes September 07, 2012

Hi Mary,

Beautiful image (as most of your are!!) Congratulations!!
I miss you in MM.

Gail #10312587

Linda D. Lester level-classic September 07, 2012

Excellent capture.....Congratulations on your POTD!!! #10312589

Joy Rector September 07, 2012

congrats on the POTD #10312601

Carmody Baker September 07, 2012

Just a great capture! Congratulations Mary. #10312604

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic September 07, 2012

Perfect dof and eye-contact, Mary. CONGRATZ on the POTD!

UB. #10312648

Mary L. Olson September 07, 2012

Thank you all so much.

Mary Lou

P.S. Hi Gail! #10312652

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 07, 2012

An unexpected find for the setting, but lovely. Congratulations on the POTD, Mary. #10312653

Richard M. Waas level-addict September 07, 2012

I've seen deer several times at cemetery's and you captured it perfectly!! I love it.... Congrats on a well deserved POTD!! #10312664

Susana Ms Heide September 07, 2012

What a beautiful find!! I like everything about this image, the lighting, DOF, tones, subject and even the title! Congrats on your POTD!!! #10312713

Maxine C. Schnitzer September 07, 2012

Congrats on the POTD! Can't wait to meet up in NYC! #10312728

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe September 07, 2012

Oh my what a wonderful composition, one that doesn't come along everyday. Love your POV and contrast in tonality. Congrats on POTD! #10312731

Jeff Gwynne level-deluxe September 07, 2012

What a great photograph and title. Congratulations on your POTD. #10312779

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 07, 2012

What a wonderful find, and how neat to have such relaxed deer around people. Congratulations! #10312820

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic September 07, 2012

Talk about being at the right place at the right time...wow. This is awesome, the fawn brings 'peace'.... Outstanding presentation...

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S on your very deserving POTD! 8o) #10312839

Carol A. Grady September 07, 2012

What a wonderful capture Mary.

Congrats on your POTD! #10312873

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe September 07, 2012

How lovely! Congratulations on POTD....beautiful capture. =^..^= #10312906

Mary L. Olson September 07, 2012

Nikki, Richard, Susanna, Max, Heather, Jeff, Christopher, Nancy j, and Carol . . . I am overwhelmed and gratified by your comments. Thanks!

Mary Lou #10312908

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe September 07, 2012

Awe, sweet Mary. A wonderful image. Congrats!!! #10312915

Kathleen R. Struckle September 07, 2012

Very endearing. Congrats on your POTD!! #10312920

Mike F. Anderson level-classic September 07, 2012

What a great shot, Mary! #10312946

Katarina Mansson September 07, 2012

Such an unusual find and great eye to see and cappture this. Excellent all through! Congratulations on your POTD Mary! #10312972

Lisa B. North September 07, 2012

I love it! An unusual photo for a fawn! Congrats on POTD!! #10313070

Nancy L. Green level-classic September 07, 2012

What an ADORABLE find Mary, CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful POYD!!! #10313096

Ann Coates level-classic September 07, 2012

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD. #10313108

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe September 07, 2012

Huge congrats on a wonderful POTD, Mary!!! #10313220

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 07, 2012

Congrats Mary on this Outstanding POTD!! #10313306

Cindy Bendush level-classic September 07, 2012

Fabulous catch Mary! Big congrats on your outstanding POTD! #10313377

Mary L. Olson September 07, 2012

To Patricia, Donna, Kathleen, Mike, Katharina, Lisa, Nancy, Ann, Ellen, Jeff and Cindy . . . Thank you all so much. I am so happy you like the little fawn.

Mary Lou
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Michael Frazier level-classic September 07, 2012

Wow what a great shot Mary. Congrats on you POTD. #10313590

Joyce Rose September 07, 2012

What am an amazing capture!!
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Pamela K. Barrett September 10, 2012

Love this moment in time. That's why I love photography. It captures & freezes it & helps you to see the beauty more clearly. #10316599

Andre Larose September 10, 2012

Hi Mary Lou,

Beautiful shot! Congratulations on your POTD!

André #10316774

Richard D. Love September 12, 2012

Congratulations, Mary. Perfect timing!

Rick #10319667

Mary L. Olson September 12, 2012

Michael, Joyce Pamela, André (hi André) and Richard . . Thanks for your kind comments. Richard, it was perfect timing. I had gone to the cemetery to work on a photo lesson and there she was. Sometimes you just get lucky.

Mary Lou #10319690

Connie J. Bagot September 24, 2012

Congratulations Mary! Double honors for this beautiful image----now just waiting for it to go gold! #10335598

Michelle Alton September 24, 2012

This is a brilliant image, and so recognized by the BP Judges. It's on its way to more glory. Congratulations! #10335916

Mary L. Olson September 24, 2012

Thanks, Michelle and Connie. I am so happy you like this image.

Best,
Mary Lou #10335929

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe September 24, 2012

Unforgettable image! It is a winner in my book. Congratulations on your beautiful and heart warming Finalist! #10336077

Ann Coates level-classic September 24, 2012

This is so sweet. Congratulations on your fantastic finalist. #10336381

Liz blahh September 24, 2012

So beautiful,congratulations! #10336447

Mike F. Anderson level-classic September 24, 2012

Congratulations on this finalist, Mary! #10336826

Wm Nosal September 24, 2012

Beautiful Image Mary!
Cpngratulations #10337196

Robert R. Goodman level-addict September 24, 2012

Big Congratulations on your beautiful finalist,Mary!!!!! #10337344

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict September 24, 2012

Congrats, Mary, on your POTD and finalist for this superb image!

Debby #10337383

Mary L. Olson September 24, 2012

Thanks to all!


Mary Lou #10337392

Mary L. Olson September 24, 2012

Thanks to all!


Mary Lou #10337393

Dayna Cain level-classic September 25, 2012

A beautiful finalist! Congrats! #10340035

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 25, 2012

Congrats on this wonderful finalist Mary!

jo ann c. #10340102

Mary L. Olson September 25, 2012

Thanks, Dayna and Jo Ann

Best,

Mary Lou #10340107

Debra R. Harder September 29, 2012

WOW...what an image, Mary! A GOLD winner all the way. BEAUTIFUL!!! #10346844

Merna L. Nobile September 30, 2012


I heard the good news…and could not be happier for you! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna
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Mary L. Olson September 30, 2012

Debra, Merna . . . Thank you so much for your comments. I really appreciate them.

Mary Lou #10347801

Phyllis H. Burchett October 17, 2012

This is wonderful in so many ways...congrats on your POTD! #10373258

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic November 29, 2012

I don't know how I missed this one..but, I love it. Fantastic DOF. Congratulations on a well deserved finalist and POTD !!! #10438122

Chris Ebben December 01, 2012

Congratulations on taking this beautiful picture, Mary. Perfect timing=^..^= #10445286

Mary L. Olson December 01, 2012

Phyllis, thanks so much and apologies for being tardy getting back to you. I was away for a few days.
Marilyn and Chris, thank you . . . and yes, it was fortunate timing.

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Claudia Kuhn level-classic December 06, 2012

How sweet, what a wonderful find and capture Mary. Congratulations on your finalist and potd winner. #10453725

Mary L. Olson December 06, 2012

Thanks so much, Claudia! #10453861

Eivor Kuchta December 13, 2012

What a great find! It was probably very peaceful and quiet in that place. #10463301

Derek D. Dafoe December 21, 2012

Very unique shot! Great POTD!! #10474255

Mary L. Olson December 23, 2012

Elvor and Derek, I am so glad you like this image. And, yes, Elvor, it is very quiet there. This was taken in the old section of the cemetery. #10475930

Renata Gusciora January 04, 2013

What a wonderful shot,Mary! Congratulations!!!:-) #10498714

Liz blahh January 08, 2013

Quite beautiful, congratulations! #10505929

Mary L. Olson January 08, 2013

Thanks, Renata and Liz. Your comments mean a lot to me.

Best,
Mary Lou #10505968

Millie A. Talarico level-classic January 21, 2013

Amazing capture, Mary. Ihave deer everyday in my yard, you'll never expect them in the city, but they here, lol! #10526232

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Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Uploaded on August 27, 2012

Keywords: #graveyard #resting #fawn 
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