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Posted by ken archer on Fri Nov 19, 2021 2:31 pm

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I captured this photo last winter in Yellowstone as this big ram made its way from the top of the rocky hill top to the meadow below for better foraging during the storm.

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Canon 5DMkIV; 600mm; Gitzo Tripod & BH-55 ballhead, all manual settings using the spot meter, 1/1250; f9; ISO 800

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by Mary Brun on Fri Nov 19, 2021 2:54 pm
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Wonderful image indeed. It almost looks like a watercolor.
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by david fletcher on Fri Nov 19, 2021 3:07 pm
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Brilliant image Ken. Love the snow storm and the timing of this ram coming down is perfect.
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by Carol Clarke on Fri Nov 19, 2021 4:37 pm
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The harsh conditions that wildlife have to endure during the cold winter months is brought home with this lovely action capture, Ken! The ram sliding down the snow covered rock face during the snow storm really tells the story. A must click for the full view and details! Excellent shot.

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by ADKShooter on Fri Nov 19, 2021 9:30 pm
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A really great image taken in the harsh conditions of Winter. This image really comes to life when clicked on to open up it's details. Wonderful image.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Nov 20, 2021 5:11 am
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Terrific action shot, especially well seen in a snowstorm. Great story-teller.
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by TerryWSmith on Sat Nov 20, 2021 5:18 pm
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Excellent work in tough conditions.

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by Nate Chappell on Sat Nov 20, 2021 5:35 pm
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Congrats on the pick and this sweet wintry shot Ken!
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by Des on Mon Nov 22, 2021 12:11 pm
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Great action shot, Ken.
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by ken archer on Tue Nov 23, 2021 1:02 pm
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"Thank You" everyone for your kind comments about this photo.
 

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