Alaska Brown Bear Adventure…A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood

After days of blustery weather it was a relief to awaken to a beautiful day. The water was smooth as glass and as we headed out, the reflections in the water were irresistable…


Nikon D3S with AF-S 500mm f4 VR

The skies were gorgeous adding to the beauty of the Alaskan Landscape…


Nikon D3X with AF-S 28-300mm VR (3 frame HDR)

It seems that the wildlife was as happy as we were for the break in the weather as we found subjects around every turn. From the eagle sitting on her nest…


Nikon D3S with AF-S 500mm f4 VR and TC-20E III handheld from the boat

To the harbor seals sunning themselves on the rocks…


Nikon D3S with AF-S 500mm f4 VR and TC-14E II handheld from the boat


Nikon D3S with AF-S 500mm f4 VR and TC-14E II handheld from the boat

And the bears…we had several bear photo opps. A boar in pursuit of a female stopped to scratch his back on the branches of a bush…


Nikon D3S with AF-S 500mm f4 VR and TC-14E II

We worked a couple of boars in the sedges who were very nonchalant at our presence as they did their thing while we did ours…


Nikon D3S with AF-S 500mm f4 VR and TC-20E III

And, we found our faorite sow with her playful cub…


Nikon D3S with AF-S 500mm f4 VR


Nikon D3S with Af-S 500mm f4 VR and TC-14E II

All in all it was a great day in which I shot over 4000 images. No rain, pleasant temperatures and plenty of subjects to work. Stay tuned