Spring Mammals, Amphibians, Reptiles & More Assignment Gallery

Congratulations to Gene Putney for winning the recent Spring Mammals, Amphibians, Reptiles & More Assignment with the image, “Patiently Waiting.” View the gallery below to see the winning image and some additional contenders. And check out our current photography assignment here and enter your best shots! 

Winner: "Patiently Waiting" By Gene Putney


“In mid-May, I was in the Lamar Valley area and came across a grizzly sow with her cub while they were eating,” explains Putney. “When the cub got its fill it tried to keep itself entertained while it patiently waited for its mother to finish.” Equipment: Nikon D500, Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-400mm f/4G IF-ED, Induro Stealth GTT204 Tripod/BHM2S Ballhead. Settings: 1/500 sec., f/6.3, ISO 800.

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