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LONE BULL by Sandy Stewart

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On an early mid summer morning a lone Bull Bison ( Buffalo) stands along the misty bank of the Yellowstone River. He isn’t actually alone, as a female Cowbird sits on his back. Cow birds are beneficial to Buffalo as they consume many pesky insects that bother the Buffalo.
The American bison is the largest land animal in North America. Bulls can stand 1.82 meters (six feet )from hoof to shoulder and weigh between 453.6 -907.2 kilograms (1000-2000 pounds). Cows are around five feet tall and weigh between 362.9-453.6 kilograms (800-1000 pounds).

“PHOTO INFORMATION”

Photo taken on July 22/09 at 6:30am in the Hayden Valley in Yellowstone National Park, US.
Camera; Canon 40D
Lens EF 100-400 IS USM Lens.
Tripod; Manfrotto, including joystick head.
Taken at 1/250’s at f/8, 400 mm, iso 800.
Some editing in Photoshop, including Orton effect. No sharpening and no cropping.

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buffalo, wildlife, bison, nature, yellowstone

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buffalo, wildlife, bison, nature, yellowstone

Comments

  • Dennis Jones - CameraView
    Dennis Jones -...about 5 years ago

    Nice darkroom work Sandy

  • Thank you so much Dennis! I didn’t quite capture the scene exactly the way it fully appeared in real life, so I had to do a little editing to get it to the way I remember it. lol : )

    – Sandy Stewart

  • George  Link
    George Linkabout 5 years ago

    Delightful Image! Makes me feel! The magic of the moment!

  • Awe,….thank you so much George! The early mornings in Yellowstone blessed me with many special moments! : )

    – Sandy Stewart

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1about 5 years ago

    incredible work my friend! awesome capture!!
    :)

  • Thank you so very much Maggie! : )

    – Sandy Stewart

  • Quinn Blackburn
    Quinn Blackburnabout 5 years ago

    Gorgeous capture! Just beautiful

    :) wishing you laughter

  • Awe,….thank you Quinn! : )

    – Sandy Stewart

  • Marvin Collins
    Marvin Collinsabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful image and great work Sandy!!

  • Thank you so kindly Marvin! : )

    – Sandy Stewart

  • lianne
    lianneabout 5 years ago

    What a dramatic and compelling shot! This is truly magnificent Sandy!

  • Thank you so very much Lianne! : )

    – Sandy Stewart

  • Timothy Gass
    Timothy Gassabout 5 years ago

    Very nice shot.

  • Thank you very much Timothy! : )

    – Sandy Stewart

  • jadeast
    jadeastabout 5 years ago

    However you achieved the effect, it’s stunning!

  • Thank you so much Jadeast! : )

    – Sandy Stewart

  • akaurora
    akauroraabout 5 years ago

    Such a fabulous capture Sandy ♥ the affect of the mist and how it seems to make a welcome opening capturing the buffalo, stunning, yes indeed! Take Care ~ Rick & Deb ~ ☺

  • Thank you so very much Rick & Deb! : )

    – Sandy Stewart

  • Rick Playle
    Rick Playleabout 5 years ago

    like a vision of times past
    well taken and well presented Sandy
    cheers rick

  • Thank you so very much Rick! : )

    – Sandy Stewart

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