Moose Potpourri

Today’s post completes the Maine moose trip photos from 2006 (except for another possible “Fun Friday” post). This post contains a few “miscellaneous” photos of the moose, captured at Sandy Stream Pond in Baxter State Park:

A cow moose drinking from the pond:

Cow Moose drinking from the pond

A bull moose exiting the woods … you can often spot the massive antlers before you actually see the moose :o)

Bull Moose exiting the woods

A young bull moose, with his “spikes”:

Young Bull Moose

Young Bull Moose

A large calf approaching our location:

Moose calf

Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 1D Mark 2 body
  • Canon EF 100mm-400mm, f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens
  • Handheld with IS “On”
  • ISO 800 to ISO 1600
  • Aperture f/5.6 to f/8
  • Shutter 1/25 sec. to 1/320 sec.

 

 

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  • Scott

    Great shots, Jim!

  • Thanks, Scott, they are awesome animals to be able to photograph.

  • Louise Harffey

    I love the calf picture!

  • Thanks, Louise! Yes, the calves are so photogenic :o)