YNP December 9 - 11, 2011 (Report/Photos)

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YNP December 9 - 11, 2011 (Report/Photos)

Postby gohike » Wed Jan 18, 2012 8:44 pm

I have made many trips to Yellowstone from the end of October through present, and all but my most recent are online, but I have been too busy to get individual posts online.
You can make the jump over to my blog to read short reports about these trips:
http://blog.shumwayphotography.com/2012/01/end-of-year-in-yellowstone.html

If you want to skip straight to the gallery full of images you can do that here:
http://www.shumwayphotography.com/gallery/20675669_NKPgHr
Make the jump to go through the online gallery, I ask that you leave comments/criticism or at least give your favorites a thumbs up... THANKS!

If you have questions, ask... I published the camera information with each image and have added full keywords to share just about anything you would want to know about the images.

Happy shooting

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The shadow of Earth slowly creeps across the moon during a total lunar eclipse. Captured with a Canon 7D and 500/4.0L IS + 1.4TC III in aperture priority mode with an exposure bias of - 2/3 at ISO200, f/9.0, and 1/100th of a second. The camera was mounted on a Gitzo 3540XLS tripod and Induro GBH2 head with a custom long lens support. A cable release and LiveView, as mirror lock up, was used.

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The moon turns blood red as it enters a full lunar eclipse, at the same time the sun rises casting its first light on Mount Everts in Yellowstone National Park. Captured with a Canon 5D II and 70-200/2.8L IS II in manual mode at ISO400, f/7.1, and 3.2 seconds. The camera was mounted on an Indur CT214 tripod and Acratech GP head. A cable release and LiveView, as mirror lock up, was used.

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A gray member of the Lamar Canyon Wolf Pack walks up a hillside in the Lamar Valley as the rising sun illuminates the scene from behind. Captured with a Canon7D and 500/4.0L IS + 1.4 TC III in aperture priority mode with an exposure bias of + 2/3 at ISO200, f/7.1, and 1/500th of a second. The camera was mounted on a Gitzo 3540XLS tripod and Induro GBH2 head with a custom long lens support.

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An American Bald Eagle takes off from a frosted tree in the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone National Park. Captured with a Canon 7D and 500/4.0L IS + 1.4 TC III in aperture priority mode with an exposure bias of + 2/3 at ISO200, f/7.1, and 1/800th of a second. The camera was resting on a beanbag.

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The full moon rises through trees on a ridgeline in Yellowstone National Park. Captured with a Canon7D and 500/4.0L IS + 1.4TC III in aperture priority mode with an exposure bias of - 4/3 at ISO200, f/11, and 1/160th of a second. The camera was resting on a beanbag.

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Photographer Dave M. Shumway opens the door to his tent during a cold December night in Yellowstone National Park. Captured with a Canon 5DII and 17-40/4.0L in aperture priority mode with an exposure bias of - 1/3 at ISO1600, f/5.6, and 13 seconds.The camera was mounted on an Induro A413 tripod and Induro BHD2 bullhead and a cable release was used.

I am sorry for the delay, and for the rather brief report from each of these trips.

p.s. we had a good amount of snow to start off the year, but then much of that melted and we failed to receive any more snow, but as of today it is snowing, and the forecast is for it to stay at or below zero with heavy snow falling for the next few days, so here's to winter finally arriving in the mountains.
Dave M. Shumway
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