Guffey

Lakota

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This is Lakota from the Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation in Guffey, CO. He is a pure-bred timber wolf.

I made basic adjustments and added a vignette in Adobe Camera Raw. I added a curves adjustment layer in Photoshop.

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The Eyes of Zoya

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This is Zoya at the Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation in Guffey, CO. She is a wolf-dog mix, and yes, she really does have one blue eye and one amber eye. Zoya is the belly rub queen. Once you start rubbing her belly, she won’t let you stop.

I made basic adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw. In Photoshop I used the Spot Healing Brush to remove some spots and stray hairs. I added a curves adjustment layer.

My, What Big Teeth You Have!

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This is Cherokee, a pure-bred timber wolf, at the Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation in Guffey, CO. Isn’t she cute? Those who have met Cherokee know she is very sweet and loves to give kisses. I just happened to be pointing my camera at her when she made this face in a split second.

I made basic adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw. In Photoshop I made a duplicate of the base layer and converted it to black and white. I used a mask to bring in her eyes from the layer below. I also used the hue/saturation tool to remove the blue cast in her eyes that was a result of her being in the shade.

On the Prowl

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This is my buddy Apache. He’s a pure-bred timber wolf and the alpha male of the pack at the Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation in Guffey, CO. He likes horses, deer and belly rubs.

I made basic adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw. I Photoshop I brightened his eyes with the dodge tool and darkened some bright areas with the burn tool. I also added a curves adjustment layer and cropped.

CRUNCH!!!

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This is Cherokee from the Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation in Guffey, CO enjoying a little snack. And yes, that is a horse leg she is chewing on.

I made basic adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw. In Photoshop I used the Spot Healing Brush to remove some unwanted artifacts and added more color to her eyes with the sponge tool. I removed the blue tone that resulted from her being in the shade with a hue/saturation adjustment layer. I also added a curves adjustent layer.

Merlina

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This is Merlina at the Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation in Guffey, CO. I have not seen here in a long time because lately when we go out there with a large group, she usually hides in her house. The first time I visited the sanctuary with my photography group, she paced back and forth and watched us the entire time we were there.

I made basic adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw. In Photoshop I used the Spot Healing Brush to remove some unwanted items. I added a black & white adjustment layer and worked with the mask to reveal the color of her eyes.