SusanBurroughs September 17, 2018
Wonderful capture!
Sergio_Saavedra September 25, 2018
Thank you!
mjbranscome October 12, 2018
Congratulations on your well deserved challenge win! It is a magnificent capture. Have you entered it in The color brown photo contest?
Aeri October 12, 2018
Stunning shot with great composition and perfect timing 👏👏👏👏 and congratulations on your challenge win 👏👏👏👏👏 regards Lokesh Aeri
jlappen November 06, 2018
Just so amazing.
kennydb November 09, 2018
What an amazing shot! Congrats!
RamonZabala November 11, 2018
Amazing one . Bravo
judykarendal November 11, 2018
susanplss-bryant November 12, 2018
Too perfect! Nice!
Andyidd54 December 07, 2018
simonparry December 07, 2018
Superb shot...
kellybpettit December 08, 2018
How does one get this shot. So amazing.
RobbieGiroux December 08, 2018
This picture makes my heart smile!
keepclicking December 08, 2018
Wow, would love to see this let alone take a photo
KarenMcClymont December 13, 2018
Such a beautifully stunning shot.
Candaceofmillerlake December 14, 2018
Absolutely incredible shot!
geophotos December 27, 2018
Magnificent picture! For some reason the buttons aren't working... ? I give this a "LOVE" rather than just a Like!
Rafaphoto Jan 04
Aintright Jan 08
Doesn't get any better than that. Well done!
stunning and beautiful composition.
scottwickward Jan 08
Absolutely amazing photograph!!! Well done!!!
deemchl Jan 08
I LOVE this SO much! Super Capture!
smshaffer Jan 08
Awesome capture...did the little bear make it up ?
deemchl Jan 08
Where was this shot taken? This is my favorite ever photo!
kathyk_abq Jan 09
Beautiful image!!! Congrats on your finalist award!
Wow, this is amazing. Congratulations on your win, you deserved it with this shot
HeatherMS Jan 22
Absolutely STUNNING !!!!!!!!!!
smshaffer Jan 23
Congratulations on win...great composition.
hck325 Jan 23
amazing shot!!
Weisi Feb 03
Gorgeous shot.
angiehermsen Feb 08
Amazing photo
beautiful picture

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Mar, 2018

Brown bear’s family.

A family of brown bears climbs a steep hill. One of them is left behind and the others await his arrival.

Submitted to Photo Contests


Won Contest Finalist in Shades Of Brown ProjectJanuary, 2019
Won Amateur Winner Colossal Wildlife Photo ContestDecember, 2018
Won Contest Finalist in Colossal Wildlife Photo ContestNovember, 2018
Winner in All Nature Photo ChallengeOctober, 2018
Won Peer Choice AwardJuly, 2018


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Behind The Lens

The photograph is made in the nature park of Cabárceno, Cantabria, northern Spain. A very special place, where dozens of brown bears coexist together in an environment full of caves and rugged terrain.
It was taken during the golden hour, while the sun colored the natural environment, and created a very special atmosphere. The sun outlined its beautiful silhouettes, creating textures in its fur.
The light was completely natural, without external help. It was the golden moment of sunset.
The photo is made with a Nikon D7100 and a sigma 150-600 telephoto. Right now I use the same lens, but with a Nikon D850.
I usually look for a message in my animal photographs that I transmit. I want to create a feeling, a reaction beyond a simple documentary photograph. A photograph has to have a hidden emotion so that it has a certain value. This is my subjective opinion of the animal photography.In this picture I wanted to show the human side of these bears. It seems that one of them tries to help with his hand the last of his group to climb a steep mountain top.
For this photograph I have used a basic development in ACR, with a simple adjustment of levels and colors.
In my camera bag
Currently, my two favorite disciplines in photography are Landscape and Animals. For this, I use a Nikon D850, a Sigma 150-600 and a Nikon 14-24. For landscape, I sometimes use the Lucroit filter system with neutral density filters.
You have to be aware that photography is not a simple discipline. There are many days that you arrive home without any photographs that you like. You have to have a lot of patience and perseverance, especially in the case of animal photography. the one that everything goes well and the work and the time invested have their reward. The most important thing is that you like what you do, and the good photographs will arrive little by little.

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