Taken 27-May-11
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Keywords:Yellowstone, Grizzly Bear
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Dimensions2784 x 2227
Original file size2.84 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken28-May-11 07:07
Date modified10-Jun-11 16:37
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D700
Focal length600 mm
Focal length (35mm)600 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/800 at f/4
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 220
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x

First spring trip to Yellowstone. I had a great time and saw wonderful sights. The wildlife viewing and photographing were superb. The weather was cold and snowy for most of the trip. I had an absolutely wonderful time.



For my last full day in Yellowstone, I decided to go to the Lamar Valley, hoping the weather would be better at that lower elevation. A mudslide closed the road from Mamoth to Tower, so I did not make to the Lamar Valley. That worked out well, because it turned out to be the single best day for watching and photographing wildlife.



I found this grizzly bear near the Grizzly Lake trailhead. It was searching for rodents, and caught one.