I have photographed wolves for many years and have never gotten close enough to get such an intimate portrait as this. This photograph was made at a wolf conservation area where I was allowed to spend the entire day closely among wild wolves. This alpha male became my favorite. At times he was alert with an intense stare, but this image shows a side of the wolf that is seldom seen. He appears to be in a "...state of deep thought."
As I sat quietly and watched I felt the...more »