February is mating season for wolves…that means that wolves are on the move and many find, that with the increased movement, that wolves are easier to see. Ad to it the ease of spotting of wolves on clean white snow, and you have a great month to see, and if you are lucky, photograph wolves.
The Lamar Canyon Wolf Pack celebrates a sunrise reunion in the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone National Park. Captured with a Canon 7D and 500/4.0L IS in aperture priority mode with an exposure bias of + 4/3 at ISO800, f/4.0, and 1/640th of a second. The camera was resting on a beanbag.
A five year old male Wolf from the Blacktail Pack howls at the rest of his family. Captured with a Canon 7D and 500/4.0L IS + 1.4TC III in aperture priority mode with an exposure bias of + 5/3 at ISO800, f/7.1, and 1/1600th of a second. The camera was mounted on a Gitzo 3540XLS and Induro GHB2 gimbal head with a custom long lens support.