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Re: Mooses
« Reply #15 on: March 27, 2014, 06:47:39 PM »
Those are some great shots!

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« Reply #16 on: March 27, 2014, 06:54:17 PM »
Moose loose  :)  Very good pictures - and a promising thread, too.

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Re: Mooses
« Reply #17 on: March 28, 2014, 12:20:45 AM »
These guys are regular visitors to my yard, but not the big Bulls.  This shot conveys their mass nicely.

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Re: Mooses
« Reply #18 on: March 28, 2014, 12:23:35 AM »
And they rather like my trees! ;)  Especially the willows.

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Re: Mooses
« Reply #19 on: March 28, 2014, 12:35:38 PM »
Jackson_Bill, sounds like a depressing read!  Is it good?  They're particularly fond of young willows that have been planted not too many years back.  And they're not gentle about how they go about it! ;)

The one in the photo with the mountain ash walked within 15 feet of me - his expression spoke volumes - "what's the problem".  He first had to rub his antlers to snap it off and then he ate a couple leaves!

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Re: Mooses
« Reply #20 on: March 28, 2014, 02:55:49 PM »
Driving around Gros Ventre yesterday.  Lots of Moose around.  I sometimes find it hard to get a good exposure and good detail on their fur at a distance.  These guys were about 60 yards away just across the Gros Ventre River.  In certain light it turns out almost black and the contrast of the snow makes it challenging at times.  I've had some good results shooting Manual with the ISO set to Auto and then sometimes I will spot meter in TV/AV bumped up +1/3 or +2/3.  These shots were spot metered on his fir.  I think they are too dark...   

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Re: Mooses
« Reply #21 on: March 28, 2014, 04:28:08 PM »
wildlifeandmore, I'd say exposure is correct.  Their fur is very coarse, and like the dark Bison, they don't photograph that well, at least not compared to birds. ;)  Especially in the bush.  Very nice.  Funny how a ho hum subject is a wish for someone else.  I think that's what makes these threads more intreresting.

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« Reply #22 on: March 28, 2014, 06:02:43 PM »
wildlifeandmore, I'd say exposure is correct.  Their fur is very coarse, and like the dark Bison, they don't photograph that well, at least not compared to birds. ;)  Especially in the bush.  Very nice.  Funny how a ho hum subject is a wish for someone else.  I think that's what makes these threads more intreresting.

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Re: Mooses
« Reply #23 on: March 28, 2014, 08:56:41 PM »
wildlifeandmore, the thing to keep in mind is that I really don't know what I'm talking about. ;)

However, by hook or crook we get our share of nice photos, even if we do some things wrong!

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Re: Mooses
« Reply #24 on: March 29, 2014, 09:11:56 AM »
A few more from the same day as previous post.  These two were just down the road.  The wind had really picked up.  The one laying down had the right idea.
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« Reply #25 on: March 29, 2014, 04:19:29 PM »
Boy these two are really nice.  Seem fairer complexion than mine or maybe it's just the good lighting?

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Re: Mooses
« Reply #26 on: March 29, 2014, 05:33:48 PM »
In Glacier National Park.
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Re: Mooses
« Reply #27 on: March 29, 2014, 09:45:05 PM »
Last shot - almost looks like true love!

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Re: Mooses
« Reply #28 on: March 30, 2014, 02:13:28 AM »
A few more from the same day as previous post.  These two were just down the road.  The wind had really picked up.  The one laying down had the right idea.
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These are all great, I especially like the second one with just the head.  Nice work!  And to think it didn't even take a 1DX to do such a great job, either!

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Re: Mooses
« Reply #29 on: March 30, 2014, 05:50:35 AM »
In Glacier National Park.

Very nice Longexposure!

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Re: Mooses
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