Katmai Quick Mask Magic

This is the original capture: "Before"

When the mother bear placed her head above the cub, I knew that the moment would not last more than a second or two. My urge was to move to my left to separate the gull from the bear, but if I did that, I was pretty positive [...]

Bulletins, Baby Bears, and More...

Handheld Canon 400mm f/4 IS DO lens with the EOS-1D MIII. Evaluative metering +1 stop: 1/500 sec. at f/4 set manually.

With its light silver nuchal collar (ruff) we nicknamed this baby Katmai bear ”Lion Cub.”

I just got back from a nice extended weekend at the Midwest Birding Symposium. Not much photography but [...]

Bear Boat Overview

Canon 70-200mm f/4 IS L lens handheld at 70mm with the EOS-1D MIII. ISO 800. Evaluative metering +1 1/3 stops: 1/160 sec. at f/4.

George Brunt (above, with a coastal Brown Bear), who was with us on the June trip, Ken Canning (who attended the Portland, ME seminar), and newcomer George Hasty joined Linda [...]