A young Bull Elk stands in the midst of Rocky Mountain National Park’s Aspen Trees in Colorado during the annual autumn rut.

Photographed using my Minolta 5D and a Minolta 70-300mm lens

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I am a photographer based in the beautiful state of Colorado who focuses on nature, retro and country lifestyle images on my wonderful state! I have been shooting since the middle 1980s and my adventures have taken me all over. I am grateful for where I live and consider myself fortunate.Join me on my photographic journey to show you that beauty still exists in the world.

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  • Jonathan Bartlett
    Jonathan Bartlettabout 3 years ago

    Great capture John, Beautiful!

  • Thanks! Was just looking through my archives and realized I had never posted this anywhere really, so why not!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • adriangeronimo
    adriangeronimoabout 3 years ago

    Niiice!!! I wish we were going there instead of Disneyland.. great capture John!

  • hey thanks!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful shot! Please write which group featured this, in your Artist Description, and then resubmit it to “The Best of Red Bubble…Digital Art and Photography”.

  • Will do!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Vicki Spindler (VHS Photography)
    Vicki Spindler...about 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture!!!! :)))))))))))))))))))))))))

  • :) Thank you very much!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • linifer
    liniferabout 3 years ago

    Love it!

  • :D Thanks!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...about 3 years ago

    1 image per day / April 22, 2011 / Limit 20

  • :) Thank you!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • shilohlin
    shilohlinabout 3 years ago

    He’s a beauty alright! They’re starting to get their sleek look back now….Very Cool

  • ya need to get my butt back up there asap

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Lynne Bryan Photography
    Lynne Bryan Ph...about 3 years ago

    Absolutely fantastic! :)

  • :) Thank you so much!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Kimberly mattia
    Kimberly mattiaabout 3 years ago

    very nice shot! :)

  • :) Thank you!

    – John De Bord Photography

  • Thomas Eggert
    Thomas Eggertabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture…

  • Thanks kindly Thomas

    – John De Bord Photography

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