Freezing Bison by Mary Cantrille
Freezing Bison by Mary Cantrille

Canon 1D MK II - After a flight to Jackson Hole, near Yellowstone National Park, we had an early rise at 6.30 am. We spent half an hour climbing into huge quantities of clothes as the temperature outside was 20 degrees below zero. We then squeezed into a snow coach to enter the park, complete with tripod, camera bag and seven other people. After another squeeze to get out again, I had to take time to set up the tripod in the snow to take the picture, not forgetting to take mittens off to press the shutter button!

I like the way the frost is sticking to the bison’s fur and you can see its breath in the freezing cold air. Even though the bison has a heavy coat, it just looks cold and miserable.

Freezing Bison by Mary Cantrille

Canon 1D MK II - After a flight to Jackson Hole, near Yellowstone National Park, we had an early rise at 6.30 am. We spent half an hour climbing into huge quantities of clothes as the temperature outside was 20 degrees below zero. We then squeezed into a snow coach to enter the park, complete with tripod, camera bag and seven other people. After another squeeze to get out again, I had to take time to set up the tripod in the snow to take the picture, not forgetting to take mittens off to press the shutter button!

I like the way the frost is sticking to the bison’s fur and you can see its breath in the freezing cold air. Even though the bison has a heavy coat, it just looks cold and miserable.