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Reflection
Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat, jabalpur
Shiny One
Portrait of a boy, Istanbul, Turkey
Standing Still
Boy and Flowers
at the light
Pigeon Tower
Ciutadella de Menorca's harbor
Bumblebee in a rural Oklahoma garden.
Between Life & Death
Making eye contact with a brown bear
day begins of Varanasi
Let it flow
Portrait of a boy, Istanbul, Turkey
big and Beautiful waterfall in patalpani, indore
Children in the train window
Fight for your food
After the storm
Between Life & Death
Girls hiding from the rain in a car, Istanbul, Turkey
Nature is blooming in the great Smoky Mountains
Headdress
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Making eye contact with a brown bear

The photograph is of an adult brown bear in Katmai National park. In this photo I have tried to capture the moment the bear turned around and looked towards me - looking straight into its eye. This adult brown bear was sitting behind thick forest bush not far from a hiking trail. Due to the thick forest growth, I did not know there was a bear lurking around until I stumbled upon it in close quarters.

TAGS: Alaska, Brown Bear, Nature, Wildlife

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Fremont, California, United States of America
Member since 2016
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Copyright:
© vivek vijaykumar.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2018
Total Views: 12
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2018, 11:58 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Focal Length: 500mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO3200
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PHOTO LOCATION king salmon, Alaska, United States of America