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Bull Elk RMNP


Posted by Ed Cordes on Mon Sep 28, 2020 9:25 am

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Gail and I just returned from RMNP where we were photographing elk and the rut.  This is one image I have had a chance to process after returning home.  R5, 500 F4 Version I, 1.4 TC. ISO 1600 1/1000 f 5.6. Very slight crop for composition.  Please click on image to see details.
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by david fletcher on Mon Sep 28, 2020 12:59 pm
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Wonderful specimen Ed! Lovely to see them strutting their stuff! Super shot!
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by Carol Clarke on Mon Sep 28, 2020 2:18 pm
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He must smell wonderful, having had a good wallow in the mud and his own urine, Ed! Great pose from this testosterone fuelled bull as he struts and postures. Excellent capture of this rut behaviour.

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by Ron Day on Mon Sep 28, 2020 3:45 pm
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A handsome Bull Elk, which is posed perfectly, Ed. Well done!
 

by ADKShooter on Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:41 pm
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Well done Ed. In addition to the other comments I think his eye contact is very striking in this image.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:09 am
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Terrific shot- so full of himself, as this shows beautifully!
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