Louie and I spent a lot of time in Eastern Washington during the Summer of 2010. Imagine my awe (and delight!) when we descended Washington Pass one evening at dusk to find a herd of elk in a pasture! We spent a good half hour watching them and taking photographs while the light quickly faded away. I didn't know for sure if any of my shots would turn out until I downloaded them the next day.
This bull elk and his harem definitely stole the show.