Deane Dozier

Celebrating those rare moments when color and background and subject matter are all in sync -- and grateful for a white-tail doe who heard my silent "Oh my God, please tell her to stay baby stay for just a minute!" I saw her from above, out of the bedroom window. It was getting dark and didn't look like much of a picture. But hey, what if I was on ground level and could shoot toward Ramsey Mountain, where the early November foliage was on fire in the setting sun? Hallelujah, when I tiptoed around the end of the house to the back yard, she looked up, but was not afraid. Click.