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White wolf, Alaska

A hand on my ankle was shaking me awake. It was early, or late, or maybe I had only been asleep 20 minutes. The light barely changed overnight and the sun barely dipped below the horizon for sunset, turning everything … Continue reading

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You Won’t See the Quicksand Until It’s Too Late – Behind the Scenes Photographing of the Kodiak Bears

People see a shot like this and go “Wow!” and they might think for a few seconds about being that close to a grizzly bear and then they move on with their life. What they don’t see is how wet … Continue reading

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I went camping in Alaska with Kodiak Bears. All of them. (Part 3 – The Babies!)

The fifth and last morning at camp we set out on a hike down to the far side of the bigger island in search of the elusive Sunshine Gang, three 3-year-old female bears who were hanging out together. It seemed … Continue reading

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I went camping with Kodiak bears in Alaska. All of them. (Part 2 – new gallery)

The first baby bearĀ I ever saw was way out at low tide crossing from one of the small islands off the coast of our cove to another one. It was tiny. Mother Bear (like most bears) moved slow and deliberately … Continue reading

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Bears! Alaska Pics Incoming

Just got back from 11 days in Alaska, and have thousands of images to sift through. Needless to say, it was epic in every sense of the word: the size of the “small” area we were in for our three-part … Continue reading

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