Monday, June 20, 2011

Musk Oxen in a snow storm

One day in May when out to check on the activity at our furthest fox den I got caught in a little snow storm. I spent the evening in the cosy little old fox trapping hut Pashuset and hoped the wind would calm down. As it didn't I spent the night there in comfort. Next day the wind had only slightly calmed down but it wasn't too bad. On my way to the fox den I came across this little herd of musk oxen. I had problems focusing due to the snow in the air but also as my teleconverter was not properly calibrated. I have mostly avoided using teleconverters altogether but perhaps I will just need to spend a day or two calibrating them with the cameras using the lensalign mkII tool from