A young bull elk in Velvet. Shot in August near Old Faithful – Yellowstone National Park. The light on those tender new horns was exquisite.


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Canon EOS-1D, Mark II, Canon 300 f/4 L IS, 1.4 extender, 1/60@ f/5.6 ISO 100 – handheld. Processed in Lightroom 2.2.

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wapiti, bull, elk, montana, mosfav, velvet, wyoming, yellowstone, yellowstone national park, wildlife, wild, nature, antlers, horns

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

  • ourjrny
    ourjrnyabout 5 years ago

    It is very beautiful Ken, the light and details of the Elk’s coat are wonderful.

  • 3XEternity
    3XEternityabout 5 years ago

    Great capture!

  • Virginia N. Fred
    Virginia N. Fredabout 5 years ago

    fantastic work

  • DonMiguel
    DonMiguelabout 5 years ago

    Absolutely amazing capture, Your portfolio here on RB is amazing, thank you for sharing such wonders.

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseabout 5 years ago

    Exquisite work.

  • GiselaSchneider
    GiselaSchneideralmost 5 years ago


    wonderful perspective Ken!!

  • Jay Ryser
    Jay Ryseralmost 5 years ago

    There are still some young bulls with velvet on their spikes in RMNP. Great light you captured

  • Barbara Burkhardt
    Barbara Burkhardtalmost 5 years ago

    lovely light – well done.

  • Berns
    Bernsalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful, fab, congrats on your feature :)

  • Many thanks – real honor to be featured in this group.

    – Ken McElroy

  • Andrew Murrell
    Andrew Murrellalmost 5 years ago


    Congradulations

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