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Sometimes you just have to like a shot that you get out of the car window. This big bull gave me a big elk stare and I obliged by snapping a shot of him. He is about to shed that wonderful rack. It can grow back as much as an inch a day in March and April. Canon 7D, Canon 15-85 lens.

Hi, my name is Chris Snyder and I reside in beautiful Western North Carolina, USA. I have been a swim coach since 1990 and have been selling my photography since 2006. My wife and I are avid mountain bikers and also are very involved in animal rescue. We always have a menagerie of some size and makeup. Most of my images are of nature whether wildlife or landscapes. I hope you enjoy.

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Comments

  • Michael Cummings
    Michael Cummingsalmost 5 years ago

    Fabulous shot Chris

  • Thanks so much Michael. One of those shots that you chance upon.

    – Chris Snyder

  • RichardKlos
    RichardKlosalmost 5 years ago

    Excellent Capture!!

  • I really appreciate that Richard.

    – Chris Snyder

  • Sandy Stewart
    Sandy Stewartalmost 5 years ago

    You were pretty close to this handsome boy and did a pretty great job from that car window! Love the blue to grayish background tones and how they contrast with the brown tone of the bull Elk! : )

  • He was right outside the car door. Not at all concerned by a measly human. Thanks very much Sandy.

    – Chris Snyder

  • Jacqueline Ison
    Jacqueline Isonalmost 5 years ago

    Love the crispness. Wonderful blues and crisp whites. Stellar!

  • Just on the right road at the right time. Thanks Jackie.

    – Chris Snyder

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBalmost 5 years ago

    March 14, 2010

  • Thanks Teresa!!

    – Chris Snyder

  • YvonneMMerkle
    YvonneMMerklealmost 5 years ago

    Excellent photo! His is a big dude!

  • Thanks Yvonne. He was quite a big bull.

    – Chris Snyder

  • brendanscully
    brendanscullyalmost 5 years ago

    Big tick for this shot….well done….

  • Thanks as always Brendan.

    – Chris Snyder

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBalmost 5 years ago

    You are so very welcome Chris

  • Miles Moody
    Miles Moodyalmost 5 years ago

    WOw! What a capture, Christ; fantastic bkgrd as well!

  • Thanks Miles. I appreciate that.

    – Chris Snyder

  • Ellen van Deelen
    Ellen van Deelenalmost 5 years ago

    What a beautiful animal and excellent photo!!

  • Thanks Ellen. He was a great find.

    – Chris Snyder

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