I spent last week photographing Whitetail Deer that live on my property near the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. These two Bucks are regular visitors. One is a three point, and the other is a spike.

Three Point Whitetail Buck
Three Point Whitetail Buck
Whitetail Spike Arkansas
Whitetail Spike Arkansas

I have a ground blind that I’m photographing from. I have my camera and lens on a tripod.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Fujifilm X-T3
  • Lens: Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS II USM (attached with a Fringer EF-FX Pro)


  • Location: Oden (Arkansas)
  • Date and Time Taken: November 24 and 26, 2020 (09:07 and 09:41 A. M.)
  • Aperture Priority
  • Aperture: f5.6 and 7.1
  • Shutter speed: 1/150 and 1/420 (as determined by the camera)
  • ISO: 2500
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Multi
  • Back-button Focus
  • Single Point Continuous Auto Focus
  • Exposure Compensation: +0.33
  • Focal Length: 400 mm
  • Processed With Luminar 4

Here is a Tom Turkey and a young Deer I photographed out of this same ground blind: Tom Turkey On Thanksgiving Day and A Deer Bird Watching