This for me is the “money shot” of the entire trip to Yellowstone this year!

For 2.5 days I was looking for elk and becoming more and more disappointed. When I first saw this guy he was just standing around but I did not care, I had a chance of getting a nice shot of an elk.

While I was taking shots, over the course of about 20 minutes or so, he decided to let one rip. His bugle was loud and long….totally awesome!

Taken in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, USA. This bull was in the Madison Junction area of West Yellowstone.

Canon 30D
Canon EF 400mm f/5.6 L USM
ISO 320
f/6.3
1/800th sec

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Scott is a self taught photographer that loves to share the moments in time he captures with his camera. Having a preference for wildlife and nature, Scott keeps his work diverse by photographing a variety of subjects.

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Comments

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyabout 4 years ago

    fantastic picture Scott! I don’t see you too much on RB but when you post something, It’s always great!

  • Wow…very kind words indeed…thank you very much.

    – Scott Denny

  • Tim Denny
    Tim Dennyabout 4 years ago

    A right on the money shot, good job

  • Thank you. A little bit of being in the right place at the right time. This is the champion shot for this trip as far as I am concerned. Made the whole trip worth while.

    – Scott Denny

  • Curtiss Simpson
    Curtiss Simpsonabout 4 years ago

    Stunning Tim you nailed this one !!!

  • Thats ok Carl, you just got excited.

    – Scott Denny

  • Curtiss Simpson
    Curtiss Simpsonabout 4 years ago

    Sorry I mean Scott LOL !

  • Oops I meant Curtiss…see I am still excited about this shot as well.

    :-)

    – Scott Denny

  • Dave & Trena Puckett
    Dave & Trena P...about 4 years ago

    Beautifully captured!!! Amazing details, clarity, and DoF!!! Superb!

  • Thank you so much. This shot made the whole trip worth it.

    I sincerely appreciate your support of my work.

    – Scott Denny

  • Kathy Cline
    Kathy Clineabout 4 years ago

    SUPER DOOPER SHOT Scott!!! Im so glad you were lucky enough to find such a beauty! He is vocal to!! GOD BLESS

  • Thank you so much. This is just one of those shots, if you know what I mean. I feel so blessed to have had the opportunity and even more blessed as to not messed up the shot.

    :-)

    – Scott Denny

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 4 years ago

    An awesome capture . . . beautiful!!!

  • Thank you very much. I am very pleased with this one.

    – Scott Denny

  • Kim Barton
    Kim Bartonabout 4 years ago

    Wonderful shot! I love to hear them bugle; it just gives me chills to hear wake up to that camping. You caught him perfect, with the catchlight and everything!

  • Thank you. I am so happy I happened upon this guy.

    – Scott Denny

  • Olga
    Olgaabout 4 years ago

    Ohhh…. He was just doing it for you!!! Perfect shot!

  • Thank you very much. Nice to hear from you. Hope all is well.

    – Scott Denny

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Mooreabout 4 years ago


    10/01/10 one a day

  • Thank you very much.

    – Scott Denny

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