|Pretty Standard Head Shot -- Note Eye Detail, It Matters|
Tip #1 There are lots of ways to shoot elk besides frame filling whole body shots. If you get in close you can capture some emotions in some shots. The eye in Hooks above makes this shot. The limbs on the left are deliberate to break up the space some. Soft foggy light casts nice reflections on the antlers.
|A Looking Away Head Shot -- Less Standard, Maybe More Interesting|
As you take more elk shots, you will get away from straight ahead standing shots. Getting in close is a nice way to break up your routine and explore these animals differently.