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A Moose near Kessler Peak
If my rack recently broke off I think I would be this stressed out too. Due to the likely hood of being charged I did not get any closer to this guy. Big Cottonwood Canyon October 3rd, 2010

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EricChuNice!

EricChu

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Maybe if you reduced a bit the shadow on this image, using something like Adobe Photoshop or just simply iPhoto (if you happen to have a Mac), the moose would be better visible. You certainly got close to him!!
Cheers,
Eric
Posted Oct 7, 2010 3:22 pm

TyeDyeTwinsRe: Nice!

TyeDyeTwins

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Thanks for the idea Eric....I use Picasa 3 by google to photoshop my pictures. I took this picture with a 300mm telephoto so he was far away...but judging how the hair on his back rose up when I approached I was obviously too close.

The distance plus the sunlight right in the camara lens made this photo not as "photo genic" as it could have been.

After climbing I was driving past the area in the dark. Just as I thought to slow down I saw a huge different bull moose crossing the road. As I went for the camera he took off into the hills. The moose that night was likely bigger than my little car. Happy Trails Eric and many thanks
Posted Oct 7, 2010 5:47 pm

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TyeDyeTwinsSubmitted by TyeDyeTwins
on Oct 7, 2010 6:40 pm

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