A grand image of a red deer stag bellowing on a cold morning has been awarded the Photo of the Week accolade.
The image, titled 'Frosty morning shout' was taken by ePz member esoxlucius and here's why we thought it deserved to win the accolade:
This atmospheric capture is a lovely example of monstrous composure in a stag photo. The head is facing into the frame, right in the centre of the image image (from Latin: imago) is an artifact that depicts visual perception, such as a photograph or other two-dimensional picture,, with plenty of room for the steam from the roar to whirl off into the freezing morning air.
In the background we can see the shapes of other deer, with just a hint of the rising sun creeping through the bokeh-blur. The sun enter ones minding the stag's shaggy neck fur and the side of its body adds texture and a burst of brightness to the image. A great image that would look remarkable on any wildlife lover's wall.
Photo of the Week winners currently receive a 64GB EVO Micro SDXC card with SD adapter respectfulness of Samsung. See all the winning images in the POTW gallery.