Prairie Bison by peaceofthenorth

the snow is falling ,has been for two days ,still had to work so while over near Valhalla AB today I saw this bison slowly walking across a field…taken with a Nikon D200,1/200 sec at f/9.0 ISO 400 200mm focal length in a snowstorm,,,662 vuews…..

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  • Linda Bianic
    Linda Bianicover 5 years ago

    Great capture ,,I can see how the snow is stuck to his matted fur!!
    but where is Valhalla???? Hope the snow stays there, haha!

  • hey Linda ..Valhalla is on highway 59 which is on the way to Grande Prairie in a roundabout route….you know you are going to have exploring Alberta more girl lol….oh we have had 18 inches of snow here at the house in the last two days and it STILL snowing….

    – peaceofthenorth

  • Pat Yager
    Pat Yagerover 5 years ago

    You’ve captured a great profile of this bison, Steve!

  • thanks Pat

    – peaceofthenorth

  • RichImage
    RichImageover 5 years ago

    lovely image

  • thanks Rich

    – peaceofthenorth

  • eelsblueEllen
    eelsblueEllenover 5 years ago

    Wow, what a sight! :) Nicely done, looks like a tough life in the snow. :)

  • thanks Ellen…I think they are built well for the snow….

    – peaceofthenorth

  • Linda Bianic
    Linda Bianicover 5 years ago

    Yeash,,, I know,,and now that Ihave a brand new car,,, i intend on doing just that!!
    18 inches!!!!!! guess you dont have to “dream” of a White Christmas!!

  • PFrogg
    PFroggover 5 years ago

    Awesome shot Steve inst fav

  • Thanks John….

    – peaceofthenorth

  • EchoNorth
    EchoNorthover 5 years ago

    This is amazing! Fave. without a doubt!

  • thanks a bunch E………..

    – peaceofthenorth

  • Blackgull
    Blackgullover 5 years ago

    Beautiful image and animal Steve.

  • thanks Jim………..

    – peaceofthenorth

  • brimellor1
    brimellor1over 5 years ago

    Wonderful shot!!

  • thanks Brian

    – peaceofthenorth

  • Gisele Bedard
    Gisele Bedardover 5 years ago

    So courageous of you to get out by this weather,this is just a fabulous shot,we can feel the effort againts the wind and the icthing snow…..amazing capture!!

  • thanks Gigi …not sure about being courageous but they do pay me well to drive rigs in this stuff …getting a shot like this has only taken me six years…you can’t rush into things like that eh….Merci

    – peaceofthenorth

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