A big Bull Elk on the move. He knows there is another Bull in the area and just finished putting the run on him. This Bull had eleven or twelve cows in his harem when this photo was shot. He was the fullest body Elk we saw and only one other had one extra point on its antler than him.

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Taken on Sept, 16/12 at 7:41am in Yellowstone National Park, US.
Camera, Canon 7D
Lens, Canon EF 100-400mm L IS USM lens.
Tripod, including 498RC2 ballhead.
Taken at 1/100’s at f/5.5, 400mm, iso 800, man white bal. Slightly cropped off the right and top. Selective sharpening due to available lighting, extremely slow shutter speed and movement of subject.


  • TomBaumker
    TomBaumkerabout 2 years ago

    Well done my friend. Nice action shot. Belongs in a book. Hugs Tom

  • ilpo laurila
    ilpo laurilaabout 2 years ago

    Fantastic shot Sandy, well done.

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 2 years ago

  • Heather007
    Heather007about 2 years ago

    Wow, another great shot from your trip. He looks a bit scary to me.

  • Eivor Kuchta
    Eivor Kuchtaabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful work!

  • EdsMum
    EdsMumabout 2 years ago

    Congratulations, 14th Oct. 2012…..Shirley

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 2 years ago

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesabout 2 years ago

    Gorgeous wildlife action shot!

  • Helen Akerstrom Photography
    Helen Akerstro...about 2 years ago

  • Tim Denny
    Tim Dennyabout 2 years ago

    Nice shot Sandy. myself, my son Scott Denny and Jeff Weymier got many such shots along the Madison River between Sept 23 – 27th.
    We stayed in West Yellowstone and also did some shooting in the Tetons and Lamar Valley.

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