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Coyote

By glazzaro  
Photo taken of a wild Coyote at Lake Meade desert bed in Las Vegas, Nevada. I actually followed a pack of 3 Coyotes through the desert. I was attending a Data Center conference in Las Vegas, NV. Every free moment I got away from the seminars and conferences I spent traveling through the desert in search of wildlife. Took shots in and around the Lake Meade and Red Rock Canyon desert areas. Shooting in the desert sure does have some challenges, the sun was so bright and shade was almost non-existent.

A quick story, sometimes you can get so wrapped up in your shoot that you leave your common sense home! During one such shoot in the desert I followed 3 Coyotes into a ravine that was nearly 500 yards away from the cliff where I parked my car. All of a sudden the Coyotes stopped walking and in unison all 3 turned around and looked directly at me, it was those stares that reminded me how stupid I was in putting myself in that position. Thankfully they were just giving me a warning, with somewhat haste I scrambled back up the ravine, got in my car, then said a quick Pryor of thanks!

Processed the photo using a touch of HDR to correct some of the harsh light.

Tags: Coyote Wildlife and nature

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Comments


KBan 11 490 4 England
24 Jan 2014 8:02PM
Back with a cracker Greg !!!!!!!!

Keith Grin

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gwynn56 4 87 England
24 Jan 2014 8:05PM
beautiful capture , love the colours SmileSmile
Kevlar 10 161 3 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2014 8:13PM
Click Wink
glazzaro 11 70 23 United States
24 Jan 2014 8:13PM
Hey Keith, hows it going, been really busy with work but this year I am going to make time to get back into photography, I will see you around the site!
KBan 11 490 4 England
24 Jan 2014 8:15PM
Going well Greg, hope you post some of those stunning woodpecker shots for us

Keith Grin
arnieg Plus
12 702 England
24 Jan 2014 8:40PM
a stunning capture Greg good to see you are still taking the shots
glazzaro 11 70 23 United States
24 Jan 2014 8:48PM
Thanks Arnie, glad to be back!
JohnoP 11 2
24 Jan 2014 9:21PM
Such a super image - really well done! John
Terry L Plus
12 588 5 England
24 Jan 2014 10:45PM
Well how long has it been, nice to see you back Greg.
User_Removed 3 10 4 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2014 11:08PM
A beautiful creature well taken

Di
TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
25 Jan 2014 12:54AM
Great shot and great looking animal.

Ty
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
25 Jan 2014 6:13AM
Good to see you back again, Greg, and what a belter to return with Smile Carol
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
25 Jan 2014 8:02AM
Welcome back, great to see from you again. A really great shot and an interesting write up also.

Peter
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2014 12:00PM
Good to see you back Greg, and what a shot!

gill Smile
25 Jan 2014 12:43PM
You could have been dinner. What a super capture of this handsome guy.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
25 Jan 2014 7:40PM
A cracking shot of this handsome animal Greg, he's posing so proudly for you. Nice to see you uploading again after all this time, your wildlife images have been missed by many on here including myself, Ed
glazzaro 11 70 23 United States
27 Jan 2014 12:44AM
Thanks Ed, I appreciate the comment it's nice to be back.
29 Jan 2014 1:47AM
Great to see an upload from you again, doesn't seem like almost 3 years since the last one.

David
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
29 Jan 2014 3:30PM
Great capture Gregg. Back into the arena with a cracking shot. Welcome.Grin
Ron
bricurtis Plus
11 2.0k 49 England
27 Feb 2014 2:53PM
Good to see you back Greg - living dangerously by the sound of your description. Super image - keep them coming.Smile
Brian.
Franko59 5 3 1 England
13 Apr 2014 8:22AM
Superb shot!
JohnoP 11 2
30 Apr 2014 9:07AM
Featured e2 Photo at the moment Greg......came back for another look! Superb! Smile John
exposure 12 3.7k England
4 Jun 2014 7:51PM
Lovely detail & write up Greg..
Pauline.
SarahV 11 13
13 Aug 2014 4:20PM
A fantastic shot and love the story, Sarah
22 May 2015 4:16PM
A terrific shot and a very interesting narrative, you were so fortunate that you stopped in time.
Lovely well composed image with nice colour and detail.
8 Jul 2015 6:03PM
Love this Greg, and missing your images xx Wink
20 Jul 2015 5:08PM
Amazing piece of work Greg.

JohnSmile
StrayCat Plus
12 17.6k 3 Canada
20 Sep 2015 9:24PM
That's a really nice shot of a coyote Greg, colorful, and puts in an obvious wild setting. I like it a lot.

Great to see your shots again Greg.Smile

Denny

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