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Bosque Elk


Posted by SantaFeJoe on Tue Mar 22, 2022 6:08 pm

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While elk aren't usually associated with the Bosque del Apache, there are a number of them present. This was taken about two weeks ago.
Nikon D850, 500 f5.6 PF, f5.6@1/640 sec. Very late evening.
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by Cindy Marple on Tue Mar 22, 2022 7:00 pm
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Oh this is quite a similar situation to the Ruddy Ducks! And I like it for the same reason- having the cow there helps with the story, but the fact she isn't tack sharp helps your eye to come back to the bull as the main subject. Nice! I like the really soft light.
 

by Carol Clarke on Wed Mar 23, 2022 3:58 am
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It looks like you have their attention with these nice alert poses and look back from the cow. The twilight gives the image a lovely colour palette and creates a wonderful mood, Joe.

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by david fletcher on Wed Mar 23, 2022 4:52 am
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Lovely capture Joe. Good eye contact and use of habitat.
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by Mary Brun on Fri Mar 25, 2022 4:44 pm
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Beautiful image. I really like the position of the subjects and how the focus is perfect on the right subject.
The surrounding environment is also very beautiful.
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by Cynthia Crawford on Mon Mar 28, 2022 1:42 pm
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Sweet duo looking back at you- nice soft feeling here in the grasses.
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