Silver Fox in Snow by A.M. Ruttle

Snow drifting quietly down, not a sound other than snowflakes softly landing, this beautiful fox letting me share it with him. Deep winter in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Canon 40D, Canon 100-400 IS Lens, f5, 1/400, RAW, focal length 220mm (that’s close for those who don’t use telephotos). As of 1st September 2011, Views 4,491 and Favorites 93 – thanks so much for dropping by!

Featured in:
- Wolves & Wild Kin group, Feb 2009
- Americas – Rural, Urban, Wild, Free group June 2009
- Canon DLSR group June 2009
- High Desert group, June 2009
- High Quality Animal Images, September 2009
- Snow! Glorious Snow!!, October 2009
- Earth Keepers, October 2009
- Top Shelf Wildlife & Nature Art, October 2009
- Everything Winter, December 2009
- The Top Favorite Group – 30 or more, December 2009
- Urban Wildlife, January 2010
- The Hosting Tutorial Class, March 2010
- Elite images, August 2011
- Absolute Clarity, August 2011
- Nature’s Paintbrush, August 2011
- Wildlife, Landscape, and Nature Photography and Writing, September 2011
Thanks so much to all!

Matted prints of this image have sold – thank you very much!!

Wildlife, wild places, wild light… mountains, the ocean, the sky… ahhhhhhhl. Breathe deeply as you look into these images.

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  • Gina Ruttle  (Whalegeek)
    Gina Ruttle (...about 6 years ago

    Exquisite image…I don’t know what is more beautiful, your photo or your commentary. Good on ya, A.M. Ruttle!

  • Hi whalegeek, you are so great to stop in and extend your glowing praise!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Sandy Stewart
    Sandy Stewartabout 6 years ago

    Very nicely composed and exposed shot of a Silver Fox in snow! : )

  • Thanks so much, Sandy! AMR

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • berndt2
    berndt2about 6 years ago

    excellent shot – I love the sense of ‘focus’ in the animal, it looks positively transfixed by what’s caught its attention

  • Thanks so much! AMR

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonabout 6 years ago

    Wonderful. He trusted you, lucky you.

  • Nice you picked up on that trust; as long as I moved slowly and didn’t get much closer, he would relax. Thanks for “seeing into” the image.

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Neil Bygrave (NATURELENS)
    Neil Bygrave (...about 6 years ago


  • Awesome you added this guy to your favorites!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • mstinak
    mstinakabout 6 years ago


  • Thanks so much for checking it out and for adding this guy (and the great grey owl) to your favorites. Love your goldfish & bubbles!!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • JonathanCarre
    JonathanCarreabout 6 years ago

    This is wonderful.

  • Sweet compliment coming from you as you are pursuing your degree in photography!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Tori Snow
    Tori Snowabout 6 years ago

    Beautiful shot

  • You are great to stop in and comment; YOUR Skagit Valley tulips are gorgeous in so many ways… composition, vibrant colors, dof, really lovely.

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Mariann Rea
    Mariann Reaabout 6 years ago

    Stunning fox!!!

  • Hi Mariann, Thank you so much for taking the time to visit my wildlife photos; you and I share a deep love of wildlife photography! I really enjoyed reading your fox story on your blog. That moment when a wild creature is more curious than afraid is truly magic!! p.s. I’m taking an online course in microstock photography (through right now, and had fun looking through your stock images too.

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Mariann Rea
    Mariann Reaabout 6 years ago

    Thanks for your kind words! :)

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