Posts Tagged ‘Bears’

CRAG Law Center Fundraiser

I was invited to donate a print of one of my Svalbard polar bear images to the CRAG Law Center‘s fundraising auction recently. The matted print sold for $676, and all of the funds going to support their legal efforts to restore and protect the Pacific Northwest’s environment. There’s a nice glow that comes with […]

Svalbard, Norway

Remote camera view of young Polar Bear chewing on the two-year-old skeletal remains of a dead Fin Whale beached near Sallyhamna (Sally Bay) on Spitsbergen Island. We motored overnight to reach Sallyhammna and the final resting place of the dead fin whale we photographed two years ago. We motored into the bay at six in […]

Katmai National Park, Alaska

There has never been a better time to be a nature photographer. In the last decade, we have witnessed a revolution in digital photo technology. Guided tours travel to wilderness areas that were once the sole province of National Geographic and BBC film crews. There has never been a worse time to make a living […]

Svalbard, Norway

A large male Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) swims along the coastline near Sallyhamna (Sally Bay) on an early summer day. Photographed at Sallyhamna on Spitsbergen Island July 8, 2011 with Canon 1D IV with 600mm f/4 lens at ISO 200 Purchase Fine Art Print | License Image

Katmai National Park, Alaska

Underwater view of Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos) swimming after spawning salmon in Katmai National Park on summer day. Photographed August 23, 2010 with Canon 1Ds III and 16-35mm f/2.8 Lens using an underwater housing and remote release. Runner-up: Underwater World at 2011 BBC Veilia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition. Purchase Fine Art Print […]

Hallo Bay, Alaska

I hate this part. The waiting. All the endless planning and packing and prep and schlepping mountains of crap to the edge of the continent. And now the boat is packed and ready to go, and I am filled with the gutsick certainty that I have forgotten something very, very important. I fuel up with […]

Tok, Alaska

There’s a black bear in the road up ahead. This being Alaska, I shouldn’t be all that surprised. It’s his fashion choice that’s thrown me. Firmly perched over his head sits an antique ten pound tin of Folger’s coffee, raided from some old trapper’s cabin. Any points the bear gets for style and originality come […]