Why you need a bear photo guide

October 23rd, 2011 by
Grizzly bear and photographer, Katmai, Alaska.

Brown bear, Ursus arctos, and a wildlife photographer, walking along a road in Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska. Please click on the image above to view a larger version of this photo.

Hey Folks,

Just a fun photo to show you that this grizzly bear photography isn’t as easy as it looks. Here’s an experienced Alaskan wildlife photographer setting off trying to find a bear to photograph.

You might THINK it’s easy to find a 800lb brown bear, but such isn’t the case. Take a guide who knows what he’s doing with you so this photo isn’t you on your next photo trip. 🙂



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2 Responses to “Why you need a bear photo guide”

  1. Jeff says:

    Hey, Auss! What a funny pic! Did you yell to this guy to tell him he was about to be attacked? Be safe!

  2. Mark says:

    Ha! Always good to have someone watching your back… even if it does result in a “guess what shot I got” discussion later on! 🙂

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