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A moose in the bushes during early morning blue light

I was walking on the Alaska Dog Musher’s Association trails to Creamer’s Field to take some sunrise photos when I heard rustling up ahead. I kept walking cautiously when I noticed a face slowly turning as I passed. The full moose came into view around some willows and I saw her watching me with ears forward. At this point, my line to her was perpendicular to the trail, so I would be the same distance continuing as if I backed off. I was uncomfortably close, but I managed to still take one photo before continuing. I had only taken a few steps when her ears went down and she resumed chewing on the willows.

CameraNikon NIKON D7000 (Current model NIKON D7500)
LensSigma 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM Sigma 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM for Nikon (For Canon cameras)
Focal Length300.0 mm (450.0 mm in 35mm)
Aperturef/5.6
Exposure Time0.01s (1/100)
ISO1600

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