5 tips for photographing roe deer from a wildlife award-winner

5 tips for photographing roe deer from a wildlife award-winner
(Image credit: Bret Charman)

I have been working within the grounds of a family-owned estate, in the heart of the South Downs National Park in the UK, for the past five years specializing in photographing the roe deer that call it home. 

I have watched these solitary deer for thousands of hours, learning to understand their behavior and mastering my approach in photographing them. The peak season for photographing roe deer is between the months of May and September, in the run-up to their annual rut and for a short while after. 

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