Photo By Loi Nguyen

Photo By Loi Nguyen

Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Lost in the Fog” by Loi Nguyen. Location: Yellowstone National Park.

“Winter is my favorite time to visit Yellowstone National Park,” says Nguyen. “On this day, the Wapiti wolf pack had taken down a bison calf near a thermal hot spring. A thick column of steam rising from the spring, together with the morning fog, gave the wolves a mystic now-you-see-me, now-you-don’t appearance. In this image, a black pup studied us intensely while hiding behind the steam and fog cloud. He must have thought to himself that if he couldn’t see us, we couldn’t see him! But a gentle breeze betrayed him, lifting the cloud just ever so lightly and revealing his beautiful head. To me, this image conveys the mystic beauty of the wolf in a winter wonderland that is Yellowstone. I hope it will generate strong public support for the fragile wildlife that lives among us in the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem.”

Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including AssignmentsGalleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, FacebookTwitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the running, all you have to do is submit them.

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