PHOTOGRAPH OF THE WEEK, December 21 2018

Two tame deer grazing in a field of Blackfaced sheep near Tayinloan.

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Is this a photograph of two of Santa’s reindeer mingling with Kintyre’s farm animals?

Or is it two common or garden deer doing a bit of twilight grazing?

Courier reporter Hannah O’Hanlon captured this shot of two tame deer in a field of Blackfaced sheep near Tayinloan.

She took the photograph at about 5pm earlier this month, and in the half-light, used a high ISO of 3,200.

She used a 18-105mm lens, with a shutter speed of 1/160 second and an aperture of f5.6.

Hannah said: ‘I see deer in the fields around Kintyre relatively often but usually they high tail it away the minute they see you.

‘This pair just glanced up, looked at me for a minute, then continued grazing giving me plenty of time to snap a photograph.’

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