Elk Bulls Sparring by Joe Elliott

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This is a photo of wild Elk Bulls sparring during the annual rutting period in the fall. The photo was taken near the Madison River, which is located inside The Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.

Canon EOS-1v, pro film body, using Fuji Velvia 100 slide film with a Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS lens on a Bogen tripod.


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I have a true passion for Landscape & Wildlife Photography, and I try to shoot at every opportunity. I use all Canon photo equipment. <><

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  • BarbL
    BarbLover 3 years ago

    Wow…what a fabulous capture, Joe!! Shows nature in action!

  • Thank You very much BarbL !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • Bootiewootsy
  • Thanks !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • Bootiewootsy
    Bootiewootsyover 3 years ago

    Sorry about Puppy barked and first day out of bed from illness..

  • Thank You very much !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignover 3 years ago

  • Thank You !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • LisaBeth
    LisaBethover 3 years ago

    stunning real wildlife photography!! visual feast :)

  • Thank You very much LisaBeth !!

    – Joe Elliott

  • Dan MacKenzie
    Dan MacKenzieover 2 years ago

    Gorgeous shot Joe, really love the composition!

  • Tim Denny
    Tim Dennyabout 2 years ago

    Great shot, good job. Spent some time there myself last year with my son Scott Denny and Jeff Weymier, hoping to go back in early September this year again for more Elk and also Moose in the Teton area near Moose Junction

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