Albino Whitetail Deer Let's Dance

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    After many years of seeing and taking pictures of the wild albino whitetail deer I thought I had seen it all but I was wrong. Suzy and Kicker the Albino whitetail deer sisters were walking down the deer trail side by side on a bright sunny afternoon. I always try to be ready for whatever they might do and have my camera on rapid fire 6 frames a second, but being wild animals everything happens so fast that you miss many opportunities. I noticed that they were getting irritated with each other and all of a sudden they both reared up on their back legs and tried to impress each other by dancing around on their back legs to show who was the dominant one. They stood up for only a couple seconds but I was able to capture several amazing shots of them as they danced around each other. These pictures were taken with a Canon 50D with a 100-400 zoom lens at 1600th of a second. I was lucky there was a real dark background with all the sunlight on the two white deer that the exposure turned out perfectly. All the many hours I spend trying to get photos of these amazing and rare animals is time well spent. Here are four photos of this amazing display. And by the way OMG was said many times as I took these photos.
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    1. Karl Batchelor [deleted] 49 months ago | reply

      Takes amazing patience to get the images you get Mike...excellent capture my friend

    2. Denise Worden 49 months ago | reply

      What a fantastic, rare moment! Your work with these beautiful creatures is stunning and I always look forward to seeing what's next.

    3. NovemberD7100 49 months ago | reply

      How amazing and how fortunate that you captured it.

    4. Canoecat 49 months ago | reply

      ♥ I betcha there's an echo in those woods from the Angels calling "OMG!"...This is incredible! Your hard work capturing these lovelies has definitely paid off!!! ♥

      Your picture is beautiful, you are invited to post this to NATURE'S CAROUSEL (Invite Only)


    5. Edith Hoffman 49 months ago | reply

      Great capture, timing and title Mike!
      Have a happy day my friend :-)

    6. scottcsmith 49 months ago | reply

      wow so funny they are the best!
      awesome timing!

    7. i.prinke 49 months ago | reply

      Great series!!!!

    8. fazer53 49 months ago | reply

      Fantastic sequence of shots Mike !!!

    9. Päivi ♪♫ 49 months ago | reply

      Brilliant captures!
      Fun images, wow, how great to see this :)

    10. Vivie327864 49 months ago | reply

      Great series, Mike!

    11. Kathy Osmus 49 months ago | reply

      Wow Mike.. great capture, and perfect timing.

    12. _Zinni_ 49 months ago | reply

      A wonderful scene and a fantastic animal shot Mike!

      Have a nice Sunday my friend :-)

    13. Gemma Malenoir 49 months ago | reply

      Brilliant shot, this is outstanding work, such a unique capture! Inspired! :)

    14. Fried Toast 49 months ago | reply

      Wow, fantastic catch!

    15. Mckenzie Walters 48 months ago | reply

      Your photo has been nominated as a beautiful
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      Lovely moment guys i hope your all doing fine.

    16. forester.jake 48 months ago | reply

      W O W!!!
      Awesome capture!!

    17. Slick 12 48 months ago | reply

      the contrast control is sepctacular... that's some crazy deer dancing!

    18. walla2chick 48 months ago | reply

      You got a lot of wonderful pictures of these albinos!! Thanks for sharing them!!!

    19. DonaSite 38 months ago | reply

      YES! You were in the perfect light & spot!
      So glad you caught this behaviour!
      I couldn't believe my eyes when I witnessed the "dance" of the whitetail deer in my backyard!

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