Big Horn (Ibex) by Yannik Hay

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  • Tie Win in the Top Ten in Creatures With Horns challenge in All Creatures Great & Small group on the 2011-04-03
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  • 2nd placement in LOW LIGHT challenge in people or animal’s Close ups challenge in FOCUS and LIGHTING on the 2010-02-08
  • 3rd placement in Avatar challenge in Back in Black on the 2013-06-18
  • 3rd Placement in Honk for Horned Ungulates challenge in Even-toed Ungulates on 2012-10-28
  • 3rd Placement in Qualified: 17 Features in Featured For A Challenge on 2012-01-04
  • 3rd Placement in Alphabet Legs – Creatures Beginning with ‘I’ in Nature Photography Challenge group on the 2010-07-09.
  • 4th Placement in Great Big Horns ~ Challenge Accepted on 2012-09-10
  • 4th Placement in Antlers & Horns challenge in Mood and Ambiance group on the 2010-07-10
  • 5th Placement in Wildlife On a Black Background challenge in Amazing Wildlife on 2013-06-02
  • 5th Placement in Horns challenge in Absolute Clarity on 2012-06-21
  • 7th Placement in VOUCHER CHALLENGE,ANIMALS THAT START WITH THE LETTER “I” challenge in Playful Photogenic Animals group on 2011-07-30
  • 7th Placement in FEATURES for June challenge in The Virtual Museum group on 2011-06-22
  • 7th Placement in Let’s Hunt for Animals with Horns challenge in The Scavenger Hunt group on the 2011-02-18
  • 10th Placement in Against The Black challenge in AMAZING Wildlife on 2013-02-03
  • Featured in !“5”! on 2013-06-22
  • Featured in Back in Black on 2013-06-14
  • Featured in Amazing Wildlife on 2013-01-24
  • Featured in The Best of Redbubble on 2012-04-04
  • Featured in Featured For A Challenge on 2012-01-08
  • Featured in SUPERBLY VISUAL on 2011-12-16
  • Featured in The Power of Photography on 2011-12-12
  • Featured in Even-toed Ungulates on 2011-12-03
  • Featured in Artists Universe on 2011-11-26
  • Featured in AMERICAS~RURAL, URBAN, WILD AND FREE on 2011-11-26
  • Featured on Explore on 2011-11-26
  • Featured in Inspired Art on 2011-11-24
  • Featured in THE GROUP on 2011-11-22
  • Featured in Images Of Endearment on 2011-11-22
  • Featured in Playful Photogenic Animals group on 2011-08-23
  • Featured in Extra-Ordinary Photography & Art group on the 2011-06-05
  • Featured in The Scavenger Hunt group on the 2011-01-18
  • Featured on the 2010-09-14 in Color Me A Rainbow group.
  • Featured on the 2010-07-09 in Nature Photography Challenge group.
  • Featured on the 2010-06-28 in Close-up in Nature group.
  • Featured on the 2010-06-27 in Quality Unlimited group.
  • Featured on 2010-03-03 in Antlers, Racks, and Other Horned Animalsgroup.
  • Featured in #1 Artists of RedBubble group.
  • Featured in #1 Artists of RedBubble outstanding-daily-feature.

Dedicated to lovers of artistic animal photography.

Darkened all the surroundings and made him look like he is coming out of the shadows.

Location: Montebello, Quebec, Canada
Date: 2008:03:30
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Canon EOS 40D
Exposure Time: 1/750.0 seconds
FNumber: 5.6
Aperture priority
Lens: 100-400mm F/4.5-5.6 L IS USM@210.0mm


animals, forest, ibex, nature, wildlife, ice, cold, natural, fur, mammals, black, bout

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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  • Gouzelka
    Gouzelkaover 4 years ago

    Beautifully displayed image, excellent shot!

  • Thank you very much Gouzel, I am very pleased that you like this one. Cheers.

    – Yannik Hay

  • DottieDees
    DottieDeesover 4 years ago

    Just gorgeous work! Love the effect!

  • Many thx dear Dottie. All the best!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Adri  Padmos
    Adri Padmosover 4 years ago

    Amazing picture, Yan!
    Beautiful work!

  • Thank you very much Adri, It’s much appreciated. Cheers!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Kay Kempton Raade
    Kay Kempton Raadeover 4 years ago

    lovely treatment!! Good job 8-)

  • Thanks heaps Kay, It’s much appreciated. Cheers!

    – Yannik Hay

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 4 years ago


  • Hi dear Pat, thank you very much for choosing this picture, I am thrilled! Greetings!

    – Yannik Hay

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 4 years ago

    Congratulations! Chosen from 1-6-10 Features.

  • And a big wow for this honour, this is a great joy! Thx heaps!

    – Yannik Hay

  • dove99
    dove99over 4 years ago

    OMG! This is outstanding!!

  • Hi Didi, I am very pleased that you like this photo. Take care!

    – Yannik Hay

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 4 years ago

    You’re welcome…it was my pleasure! Gorgeous!

  • Thx so much Pat! xx

    – Yannik Hay

  • Sean Farragher
    Sean Farragherover 4 years ago

    brilliant work,,,,,

  • Hi Sean, I really appreciate your great comment. Take care!

    – Yannik Hay

  • JHRphotoART
    JHRphotoARTover 4 years ago

    Fantastic shot, beautifully composed!

  • Thx so much for your great comment. Take care!

    – Yannik Hay

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