By Megan Zabel Holmes, Board Member, Trailkeepers of Oregon I couldn’t believe my luck when, the first time I left the house with my new telephoto lens, I stumbled upon this great blue heron at Orenco Woods Nature…
By Chris Markes, Volunteer, Trailkeepers of Oregon
Some of the best photographic moments I’ve enjoyed have been in fall with the elk on Cascade Head. Just north of Lincoln City, Cascade Head preserves fragile Coast Range meadow habitat. In the evening, elk often make their way up from the lower forest and can be seen at dusk overlooking the sea stacks at the mouth of the Salmon River and the lights of Lincoln City. Provided that a photographer is respectful, patient, and careful in approaching, the elk can be very cooperative for taking photographs.
Camera: Canon 5D Mark II
Lens: 70-200 F2.8 V1
Tripod: Hand held!