Canadian Geographic Photo Club - The Bear's Stare
  

The Bear's Stare

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by NatGillis from Canmore CA on 29 Sep 2017
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While base camped at the edge of the sea ice in Eclipse Sound, Nunavut, this beautiful and healthy bear followed his nose towards us with enough respectful curiosity to allow for his photograph to be taken so close we could hear his deep and powerful breath.

  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • Focal: 600 mm
  • Shutter speed: 0.0005 sec
  • Aperture: f/ 7.1
tagged: polar_bear arctic nunavut eclipse_sound floe_edge

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Santalucia posted 2017-10-05 12:58pm

Beautiful shot Nat. Congrats on POW.

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Sheri Rypstra posted 2017-10-03 4:25pm

Wonderfully exposed and a great pose!! Well deserving of POW! Congrats!

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Wayne_Duke posted 2017-09-30 11:08am

Nat, nicely done, just enough contrast to clearly see the bear.

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Sticks posted 2017-09-30 10:40am

Sounds like a fun adventure - great shot :)

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