Good size Mountain Sheep ram came to attention as I apparently overstepped – maybe 1 step too close – and invaded his personal space. Close enough, I snapped off a few and moved away so he could continue his winter meal. Shot taken in Yellowstone National Park just North of Tower Junction. (Wyoming, USA)

Canon EOS-1D Mark II, Canon 70-200 f2.8L @200mm, 1/800, f5.6, ISO 200, Processed in Lightroom 2.2.


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nature, wildlife, curl, horns, montana, mosfav, mountain, ram, sheep, wyoming, yellowstone, yellowstone national park, mountain sheep, wild, big horn, free

3rd Generation Montanan, raised with a camera in hand, matriculated at U of M (GRIZ) with degrees in History and Creative Writing. Amassing Canon gear to enjoy in my retirement. I spend whatever time I can in Yellowstone and various other Montana wild venues.

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Comments

  • Bonnie Pelton
    Bonnie Peltonover 5 years ago

    Beautiful !! well done! :)

  • CreativeJuices1
    CreativeJuices1over 5 years ago

    Very nice :) Never seen a ram close up before.

  • Rebecca Bryson
    Rebecca Brysonover 5 years ago

    The clarity composition and framing of this is perfect, awesome capture, lucky you

  • BigD
    BigDover 5 years ago

    Excellent capture

  • Marlene Piccolin
    Marlene Piccolinover 5 years ago

    Wonderful shot. What a gorgeous animal.

  • Tamara  Kenneally
    Tamara Kenneallyover 5 years ago

    Great image

  • kevinmawson
    kevinmawsonover 5 years ago

    Beautiful image of a splendid animal.I enjoyed browsing through your fine Gallery, Thankyou Ken.

  • Ken McElroy
    Ken McElroyover 5 years ago

    Kevin, Tamara and all,
    So many thanks to you all – my welcome to Redbubble has been so gracious and supportive.

  • Bradley Nichol
    Bradley Nicholover 5 years ago

  • Hi Bradley – many thanks – I am very honored to be featured in this group of extraordinary photographers – my friends from JPG. Best wishes to you all.

    – Ken McElroy

  • Mistur
    Misturover 5 years ago

    Great shot!!!

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