Large adult male polar bears can weigh over 1400lbs. Seriously? How big? We’ve all heard polar bears are the largest terrestrial carnivore, right? We’ll side-step the rather silly idea of labelling Ursus maritimus (Sea bear), a marine mammal, as a “land-based carnivore ” for the moment. Instead consider the point behind it. Polar bears are […]
Hey Folks, Here’s another image from last summer. I spent some time in Prince William Sound scouting for a new trip. While we had some good opportunities the trip potential wasn’t quite what we were hoping for. But with patience and persistence and a whole lotta good fortune we were all able to make something […]
Hey Folks, Few things are as cute as polar bear cub playing on the snow and ice. This young fella, and his siblings, were having a ball on this particular day. They’d just had a few days of harsh steady high winds and nobody likes that. The snow fell and after the winds died down […]
Hey Folks, It’s that time of the year again. Wrapping up image editing and putting together a quick gallery of photos from the year for you. These are mostly from different photo tours we ran this year. Northern Lights over Brooks Range, Alaska. Polar bear cubs wrestling, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska.
Hey Folks, Been a while. Sorry about that. Summer is too often the season of not updating the blog. This summer, it’s mostly been photographing the great brown bears of the Katmai Coast. I’ve had a great summer, and spent much of it photographing bears. In another week, I head off for 2 more weeks […]
Hey Folks Here’s a curious young brown bear cub from one of our photo tours last summer. We had a blast photographing this guy and his sibling and mom; amazingly cute, try tolerant of our group, and they loved to play. We all got some great photo opportunities on the trip. The bear tours are […]
Hey Folks, So, for my participation in Jim Goldstein’s annual photos of the year presentation, I thought I’d roll along with some of my personal favorites. The northern lights were fantastic all year, and we had some great opportunities on our trips. Way too much fun shooting these all night long. The great grizzly bears […]