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2 Top Ten
7 Featured
14 Favs

  • Winner in 6 Month Anniversary GROUP Challenge in the Naturally BLACK/ WHITE, DUO and CONTRAST group on the 2010-09-06
  • 5th Placement in Got your nose challenge in Canon vs Nikon group on 2011-06-24
  • 8th Placement in The Face of the Wolf challenge in wolves in Art group on 2011-08-23
  • Featured in Amazing Wildlife Mammals group on 2014-02-08
  • Featured in Explore page on 2013-01-29
  • Featured in The Great Outdoors on 2012-08-06
  • Featured in Images Of Endearment on 2011-06-18
  • Featured in Amazing Wildlife on 2011-06-17
  • Featured in Wolves in Art group on the 2011-02-14
  • Featured in Nature Photography Challenge group on the 2010-12-20

Cropped from a larger file.
I darkened and blured the dark contour, and whitened the fur on some grasp of hair.

Location: Montebello, Quebec, Canada
Date: 2009:11:14
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Canon EOS 40D
Exposure Time: 1/400.0 seconds
FNumber: 5.6
ISO 800
Shutter priority
Lens: 100-400mm F/4.5-5.6 L IS USM@285.0mm


forest, nature, white wolf, wildlife, natural, white, fur, mammals

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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  • John44
    John44over 4 years ago

    I really like this abstract portrait You managed to catch it very well! A good

    combination of warm & cool colours.


  • Hi John, this is a crop and I wanted to focus only on the eyes but then, it was not suited for this image so I cropped around all the face. Cheers!

    – Yannik Hay

    JUSTARTover 4 years ago


  • Thank you. It’s much appreciated.

    – Yannik Hay

  • KimMoore
    KimMooreover 4 years ago

    Nice editing and fantastic shot.

  • Thank you very much Kim. It’s much appreciated.

    – Yannik Hay

  • Brenda Dow
    Brenda Dowover 4 years ago

    A wonderful capture Yan…. such a lovely animal !!!! Your PP works for this image perfectly!!! Nice job!!!!

  • Thank you very much for your great comment. It’s much appreciated.

    – Yannik Hay

  • Sean Farragher
    Sean Farragherover 4 years ago

    great shot,,,,

  • Thank you very much Sean. Cheers.

    – Yannik Hay

  • kappisan
    kappisanover 4 years ago

    Another Big Fav!:)
    I realy like your portfolio!:)
    (i’ll be back!;p)

  • Many thx, for your great comment. Cheers.

    – Yannik Hay

  • Kim  Calvert
    Kim Calvertover 4 years ago

    So beautiful!!!

  • I’m very pleased that you like it, Kim. All the best!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Carla Maloco
    Carla Malocoover 4 years ago

    I love this shot for me it has everything.Like myself you obviously love nature.

  • Thank you very much Carla, I’m pleased that you like it!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Chris Armytage™
    Chris Armytage™almost 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your challenge win Yannik – great work!

  • Thank you very much Chris for the congratulations! I am so happy and honoured! Thank you very much to everyone who voted for this photo! All the best :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Pamela Jayne Smith
    Pamela Jayne S...almost 4 years ago

    Further Congratulations are in order as you are now the Groups latest

    September 2010
    Many Congratulations – I will be in contact with you – re the Voucher Prize :)

  • Wow! Thanks very kindly Pamela! I am twice honoured!

    I am very happy and what a wonderful surprise this morning! When I entered the challenge, it was for the fun of it, I love challenges and to see all the wonderful rewards it is even more a wonderful joy.

    Thank you very much and to all my great fellow members who voted for my work. The competition was not easy.

    All the best :)

    – Yannik Hay

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