Seattle Times reader Jola Charlton’s photo of white-tailed deer in a snowy Eastern Washington landscape.

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Photographer: Jola Charlton, Republic, Ferry County Photo taken: Nov. 4, in Republic Photographer’s description: “A group of white-tailed deer in the snow in Republic, Washington. Taken with a Canon EOS 5D Mark III, EF 100-400 mm lens.” Expert says: “The faces of this group of deer looking toward the photographer make this a fun image to look at. A light background and the good choice of a long camera lens really make the deer stand out.” Below is a gallery of previous Reader’s Lens picks. Share your recent photo from around the Northwest. Submit online at Our favorite will appear in this spot next week. We judge the year’s best and award prizes every December. Last day for photo submissions for 2017 Reader Photos of the Year judging: December 3.