Sharing moments in time…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer

Just got back off my Yellowstone road trip and found this week’s challenge.  It was a little surprise as I’ve spent a good deal of time in the last several days in snow storms and pretty cold weather.  As you might guess, I was up there to try to get some photos of the wide variety of wildlife within that gorgeous park.  One of the frequent sightings are elk -either in groups or by themselves.  I chose to use this shot for the challenge as it shows a pretty good view of this elk who was resting by one of the beautiful Yellowstone rivers.  Why is this appropriate for the challenge?  If you look at its fur, you can see that it is shedding its thick winter coat to get ready for…..Summer.

Changing Outfits for the Summer!

I’ll have a lot more about the trip later (as well as many more photos) but wanted to get my entry in.

13 responses

  1. Great shot Scott. I like it a lot.

    May 26, 2012 at 12:27 pm

    • Thanks Arindam – She looks comfy doesn’t she?

      May 26, 2012 at 12:38 pm

      • Absolutely Sir. No doubt about that. 🙂

        May 26, 2012 at 12:40 pm

  2. super image Scott…she sure is a beauty. Can’t wait to see more from the trip

    May 26, 2012 at 4:57 pm

  3. Nature is really amazing isn’t it?

    May 26, 2012 at 5:18 pm

    • Colline – it definitely is and Yellowstone is quite the showcase for it.

      May 26, 2012 at 6:49 pm

  4. Amar Naik

    nice shot? do u have more pics from the park? i want to visit it soon

    May 26, 2012 at 9:20 pm

    • Amar,
      I have lots more photos to post from the park – stay tuned….

      May 27, 2012 at 6:47 am

  5. What an incredible capture! Beautiful!

    May 27, 2012 at 9:30 am

    • TRS – Thanks! Its nice to have the time to travel and see these kinds of things…as I’m sure you’re finding out

      May 27, 2012 at 10:22 am

  6. Isn’t it called moulting? Great capture!

    May 28, 2012 at 12:20 pm

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