Bull Elk

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I was fortunate enough to see this elk in Yellowstone National Park. I rented a telephoto lens so that I'd have the ability to zoom in close to the animals. This guy has one of the largest racks that I've seen in person.


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Rangler - Apr 20, 2016 02:13 AM EDT
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azkul - Mar 29, 2009 06:04 PM EDT
Thanks Art and Alan. Your comments are appreciated. Good idea on framing him off center a bit. Unfortunately, that's the full frame (no cropping) so I can't fix it. I may have another shot of him that's better framed though. When I framed it, I intended for the grass to be about 1/3, the elk's body to own the middle 1/3, and the trees the last 1/3.
bubbalinn - Mar 29, 2009 01:10 PM EDT
C&C, Beautiful shot and fun to look at that large rack. This one seems a little on the dark side. I think giving him a little more room to look into and above his antlers would be better. Adding some more above him would take him out of being dead center in the shot.
Art57 - Mar 26, 2009 07:32 PM EDT
C&C, It's a great image. Just the majesty of the animal alone is picturesque and you did a great job of capturing him.
azkul - Feb 09, 2009 09:29 PM EDT
Thanks for your comments.
poppy - Jan 28, 2009 02:24 PM EDT
Great shot of this elk. Bill
Jas - Jan 14, 2009 01:03 PM EDT
It was really worth you renting that lens Brian! What a beautiful beast to be able to capture and with such clarity too. I'd just love to see one of these, in the wild, one day. :)
azkul - Jan 11, 2009 12:18 PM EDT
This bull elk is different from the other one that I uploaded. He was on the other side of a small pond, where the other one was on the side of a road. This guy's rack is a lot bigger than the other one as well. We were quite fortunate to see two nice sized bulls in the same day.
whittler113 - Jan 11, 2009 09:09 AM EDT
NO BULL!!! What a great shot!!
poppy - Jan 10, 2009 05:50 PM EDT
This is a very outstanding shot. You did a great job capturing it. Good detail. Have a great weekend. Bill
bubbalinn - Jan 10, 2009 04:37 PM EDT
Beautiful photo Brian... That lens sure makes it feel like your standing right next to him. I especially like the lighting on his antlers along with the dark background, it really makes them stand out. I just read on Yahoo news that Yellowstone has had hundreds of small earthquakes lately and there worried about the very large volcano there.

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