I have said this before, and I’m sure I will say it again, but a large part of getting the shot is being lucky, including being in the right place at the right time. As much as I would like to tell the story about how I trekked for days following the tracks of this wolf over the mountainside, the reality is – I just got lucky and happened to be in the right place at the right time.
This wolf showed no fear while watching me from the tree line while I took his photo, and to the contrary actually looked quite bold while he stared me down. I was able to grab a few shots before the wolf continued on his way.
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Taken: May 22, 2016
Location: Banff National Park, Alberta
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X
Lens: Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM
Focal Length: 400mm