Silhouettes always make highly graphic images. Beau Liddell took today's Photo Of The Day in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. The silhouetted bull elk was in Iceberg Pass at 11,700 feet. Exposure can be tricky for a scene like this. Liddell pulled it off perfectly, casting the sundown sky in a rich orange while the elk so that his crown-like rack would show in all its detail. Liddell sent the photo to the it was sent to the Your Favorite Places gallery where it's one of the most popular among viewers. He used a Canon EOS 7D and a Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8L IS USM lens.
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I select a Photo Of The Day every day. I choose the images from the various OP galleries including Assignments, Your Favorite Places and all of the OP Contests. Also, for each issue of the magazine I go through the Assignments galleries and choose a few to be featured in The Best Of Assignments in print and I select a weekly winner to be featured on the OP home page. To get your photos into the running all you have to do is submit them.
-Christopher Robinson, Editor
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