Into a changing world

By: Arjen Drost

Oct 05 2014

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Category: mammals, nature, Photography, Polar, Scenery

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Aperture:f/7.1
Focal Length:40mm
ISO:400
Shutter:1/1600 sec
Camera:Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Polar Bear

I like making close ups or capturing behaviour of an animal. But what I like most is showing an animal in its natural habitat. This often tells a lot about the animal. The way he lives, he moves, where he lives, his challenges. Polar Bears live on the pack ice. A changing world, a melting world. Each winter the ice grows, each summer it melts. And each summer it melts a little more, making it harder and harder for a Polar Bear to find the ice with the seals attached to it. This bear was lucky. He found lots of ice, with lots of seals hauling out on it. Hopefully he can roam around for a long time in this endless world.

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