Stack of Racks




At the National Bison Range in SW Montana, they have a huge stack of shed Elk antlers near the parking lot: Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 1D Mark 2 body Canon EF28mm-135mm, f/3.5-f/5.6 IS lens, shot at 41mm Handheld, with IS “On” ISO 200 Aperture f/4.5 Shutter 1/60 sec. Reminder: I have a booth at the […]

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Fun Friday: Happy Heart’s Day From Mr. Pronghorn




Happy Valentine’s Day!       Photo Equipment Used: Canon 7D body Canon EF100mm-400mm, f/4.5 – f/5.6, IS lens, shot at 200mm Handheld, from inside the car, with IS “On” ISO 400 Aperture f/9 Shutter 1/320 sec.      

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Velvet … For Only a Buck!




During my recent Montana visit, while visiting the National Bison Range, I came upon 7 Mule Deer bucks, all in velvet:   These photos were taken at mid-day, when the deer were grazing in a wildflower-filled prairie. The harsh sun at this time of day is not the optimum time for photographing, but seeing antlered […]

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Pronghorn Antelope




While driving the National Bison Range, I found several small groups of Pronghorn Antelope (Antilocapra americana), some at very close range. Here are a few images I made of these mammals:   Pronghorn are not really antelope, but in a family by itself (Antilocapridae). But the name has stuck with them. Per Wikipedia, each “horn” […]

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