At this time’s Picture Of The Day is “Van Gogh” by Deena Sveinsson. Location: Grand Teton Nationwide Park, Wyoming.
“I had been making an attempt for days to get a photograph of a moose ingesting water within the springs with a mirrored image of the Teton mountain vary and moose,” explains Sveinsson. “I appeared to get each different kind of picture however the one I had envisioned. This picture required the moose to enter on a selected stretch of water, on a sure facet of the water, desirous to take a drink offshore and with no muddle, clear skies and a mirrored image. Tall order? Perhaps I might get some water drips from his mouth? Even taller order.
“We have been duped by the moose that sat on the water edge that by no means went to take a drink. We have been duped by a moose once they obtained up from their slumber solely to stroll in a unique course than his regular routine. On some days we waited all day in freezing temperatures however got here again empty-handed. The the reason why I couldn’t get my dream picture goes on and on…
“I gave up. However one afternoon, all of it lined up albeit with 10 minutes to spare earlier than the climate got here in. I needed to get into the water with waders that weren’t designed for winter use. I needed to kneel as a lot as I might with out sinking within the mud. Regardless, I sank into the mud. And I needed to cope with actually, actually chilly temperatures. However Van Gogh got here via this afternoon.”
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Initially Revealed February 17, 2021