Here is a pic of my first bear taken with a bow. It dressed at 420lbs after a day of hanging. Close to 500lbs alive. Shot in Wis. Waiting for the drying period to make the books. Skull measured close to 21".
Everyone has different ideas about trophy pictures. Looks around and you will see "long armers," "set behinders," "big cheesers," and "blood covered brutes." I have a few tips to keep your trophy pictures from being laughers or worse yet just plain gross.
#1 Clean it up. Try to avoid bullet holes, gut pile, mass amounts of blood, and the tongue sticking out. You don't want your big buck to look like a angry 1st grader with his tongue out or a MMA fighter during the 3 round.
#2 Long arming...