King of the Mountain

Today’s post features one of the most common residents of the Rocky Mountain’s at higher altitudes, the Yellow-bellied Marmot. Here are a few favorite images I captured during one of my trips there:

Yellow-bellied Marmot

Yellow-bellied Marmot

Yellow-bellied Marmot

It’s always fun to be around these guys, particularly when you can be with young marmots playing.


Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 1D Mark 3 body
  • Canon 100-400mm, f/4.5-f/5.6 IS lens
  • Handheld, with IS “On”
  • ISO 400
  • Aperture f/5.6 to f/6.3
  • Shutter Speed 1/125 sec. and 1/2500 sec.



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Posted in 2015, 2021, Blog, Mammals, Nature Photography, Travel Photography
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