Trees and bears

By: Arjen Drost

Apr 29 2013

Tags: , ,

Category: mammals, nature, Photography, Photography trip


Focal Length:200mm
Shutter:1/50 sec
Camera:Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Brown Bear

Just returned from my first night in a Finnish bear hide. And what a night… I had a hide at the edge of the forest and close to a frozen lake. Several times bears came from behind the hide through the forest really close to my hide. I think the closest bear was at about 5 meters away from me. Two years ago I mainly took pictures of bears out in the open, this year I want to spent more time in or near the forest, the natural habitat of Brown Bears. This picture shows a bear appearing from behind a tree.


2 comments on “Trees and bears”

  1. Beautiful shot of the bear. Was it shot in the early morning? (I am trying to figure out how you managed to have enough light to get such a wonderful image.)

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