|Early Morning Fog Adds Atmosphere To Photos And Video|
|Distant Herd Bull And Harem|
Another important aspect of the trip is getting to touch base with a lot of people that one only gets to see once or twice a year and it is always good to meet blog readers and those that have seen the elk film. In what is hopefully to be one of many meetings, Richard Coy organized a gathering and picnic at the old Benezette School pavilion on Saturday September 24th for those that discuss the Pennsylvania elk herd on Facebook. He called it "Elk Rut Shoot 2011". After the afternoon picnic, several members of the group went to the popular viewing areas on Dewey Road for an evening of elk photography. I already knew several of the attendees, but it was good to actually meet the others I only knew as online personalities from Facebook or the blog,. . In the past few years I have met many people face to face that I have corresponded with in comments on the blog, e-mails, and Facebook postings and in most if not all cases, I find them to be exactly as one expects them to be. Most that are interested in serious wildlife photography are truly good people and this shows through in their writing and when one meets them.
|Pennsylvania Elk Rut Shoot 2011; Old Benezette School|
|Photographers Meet In Elk Country: Paul Staniszewski, Odie Swartz, Ron Saffer, David Anderson, Randy Quinn|
Originally posted at Pennsylvania Wildlife Photographer by Willard Hill.