Posts Tagged ‘Moose’

My Pelicans of White Rock Lake post is the first in a series of catching up posts. This Winter, which is increasingly looking like I can put in the past tense but living in Montana I dare not, I was very busy editing images which meant I fell behind on the social media aspects of the job. I hope to rectify that in the coming weeks as I catch up on a very busy year. This entry comes from my trip to the Grand Tetons, which coincided with the moose rut. I hope you enjoy.

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I tend to like poses in animals.  It combines well with the clean, graphic images that appeal to me.  However, in the past I’ve felt like I’ve ended up with too many “statue” animals rather living, breathing animals.  So, I made an effort all year to capture animals “doing something,” with a preference to an interesting behavior.   I feel like this image was the culmination that effort.

I’m also proud of overcoming a technical challenge to get this image.  The sun was behind the mountains, near sunset, and my shutter speed had dropped down to 1/40th of a second, which is very slow considering I was shooting with a 600mm lens.   I spent a lot of time over the year, my first with a 600mm, to learn how to keep the lens and camera steady and it paid off on the day I made this photo.

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