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Deer Photobombs a Baby Photo Shoot, and a Magical Portrait is Born

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A photographer in Louisiana recently shot a baby photo that was a lot more magical than she had planned. In the middle of the outdoor photo shoot, a curious deer decided to wander into the shot to see what was going on. The photobomb resulted in a remarkable and memorable portrait.

Back on October 20th, photographer Megan Rion of Imagine That Photography did a portrait shoot for a 1-month-old boy named Connor in Sam Houston Jones State Park in Moss Bluff, Louisiana.

As Connor slept peacefully on a stack of hay surrounded by pumpkins, a young deer showed up. It was Maggie, a deer who was hand fed when she was young. Comfortable with people, Maggie is known for showing up during photo shoots held in the park.

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Connor’s mom, Tiffany Gill Rogers, shot this video of the friendly deer stepping into the frame:

Here’s the portrait that Rion captured with the deer in the background:

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Rion says that Maggie has a reputation for being a good sport when it comes to photo shoots, and the photographer has even created a Facebook album with portraits that feature appearances by Maggie.

“She has a reputation for it and parents even request that she come to shoots, but I let them know there’s no guarantee.” Rion tells Yahoo Parenting.


Image credits: Photographs by Megan Rion/Imagine That Photography and used with permission

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