This old buck has its eyes on the doe it is pursuing.
I like some animal leg positions better than others.
In this case, the lifted-high front leg and corresponding raised back leg show that the deer is in motion.
When I have the mental wherewithal to time image captures with the ideal leg positions, I do.
When I don't, that is what a fast frame rate is for.
While the beautiful early morning sunlight gives the image a warm look, the frost-covered whiskers indicate the true scenario.
This was a very cold day.
While I was functionally challenged by the heavy gloves (and my breath freezing on the camera), the Sony a7R IV
worked flawlessly in these low temperatures.
It only takes a short amount of time with a great subject in a great scenario to generate a large selection of good images.
Selecting a single image to share from such a situation becomes the next challenge.
I opted to share two images (for now) of this buck, the other illustrating the lip curl behavior