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Posted by Gary Gulash on Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:58 pm

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I photographed this wolf last winter in northwestern Alberta as he patrolled along the shore of a lake. Sadly, wolves are hunted and trapped unmercifully in this part of the world.
Nikon D500, 600 f4, 400 iso, f6.3, 1/500, full frame. Lightroom basic adjustments. 

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by SantaFeJoe on Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:37 pm
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I like the lifted paw, curved grasses and layered BG.

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by Cynthia Crawford on Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:39 am
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I really like this- the grasses echo the motion of the wolf, and even match it's colors. Such a handsome animal-I am sorry to read about the hunting. This one looks a little on the thin side. I wonder what it finds to eat. A beautiful portrayal.
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by david fletcher on Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:44 am
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Wonderful image. like the comp Gary. Shame about the hunting as Wolves do provide a balance to nature as they have found in Yellowstone.
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by Carol Clarke on Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:32 pm
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I love this one, Gary. Great composition, content, detail and beautiful complementary colour palette. The head turn and implied motion of the wolf is perfectly captured. One to be proud of. Superb!

Just a note......... why can't people leave wolves alone......

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by Ron Day on Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:57 pm
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Gary, excellent layering and a very handsome lone wolf. Well done!
 

by Gary Gulash on Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:33 pm
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Thanks for the feedback everyone. There was an elk carcass on the far side of the lake I later noticed that the wolf had been feeding on.
 

by Yun Gao on Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:48 pm
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I like the layered background and the harmony of color. Congrats on the editor's pick.
 

by tzur on Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:49 pm
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Very nice.
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by AForns on Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:49 am
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One Sweet Image, having a sensory overload !!!!! Big Congrats !!!
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by Debapratim Saha on Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:40 am
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