black and white photo of bison taking a dust bath in yellowstone national park

Dirt Bathing Bison in Yellowstone Park

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An overcast day in Yellowstone Park. These bison decided to take a dust bath.

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  • i like how the dust obscures the other three bisons relegating them in to the background.. great shot.. :)

  • this is perfect. i love the curve of the hair/fur on the neck of that bison on the right.

  • Whoops. I just realized this is a double post of this photo. As far as I’m aware this is the first time I’ve double posted a photo. Stupid. Sorry.

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  • Shutter speed: 1/80 sec
  • Focal length: 85 mm
  • Aperture: f/32.0


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