The brown bear (Ursus arctos) is a large bear distributed across much of northern Eurasia and North America. Adult bears generally weigh between 100 and 635 kg (220 and 1,400 lb). Its largest subspecies, the Kodiak bear, rivals the polar bear as the largest member of the bear family and as the largest land-based predator. (From Wikipedia)
Taken at the Bearizona in Williams, Arizona.
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lousat (83456) 2014-04-03 14:30
Hi Eleu,it seems happy to be there,a funny pose and a very good capture despite the difficult but original location,great details and exposure,i like it! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
PaulVDV (24695) 2014-04-03 18:35
High time for you to start running !
Well composed and very pretty image with the bear climbing over the big boulder.
Best regards, Paul
fabbs99 (16819) 2014-04-03 23:41
Great shot of the brown bear. Excellent composition with some lovely colors coupled with nice light management and presentation.
The shot is simple but having excellent sharpness and clarity.TFS.
Miguel82 (26869) 2014-04-04 7:49
Eleu, it clearly looks like a baribal (Ursus americanus), so beautiful nature image, very neat, the bear doesn't see you were hidden to take its picture, bravo, all the best, regards
Silvio1953 (131638) 2014-04-04 11:56
Ciao Eleu, great capture of superb creature in a beautiful ambientation, excellent clarity, fine details, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
Sonata11 (33697) 2014-04-04 20:59
lovely composition with beautiful execution, wonderful natural colors, excellent clarity and splendid light, very well done.
All the best and have a great weekend, Barbara
ChrisJ (105455) 2014-04-06 10:06
Superb use of a shallow dof with perfect sharpness on the brown bear. I like the repetition of the circles of confusion bottom right on account of the shallow dof. Natural looking muted colors and good shadow detail. Well composed with nice breathing space. Tfs!
serp2000 (42212) 2014-04-23 6:35
Yes, we have got similar bears here in the Northern Eurasia. ;) Amazing capture of the animal in wild life. Did you use telephoto lens? I think he is not so friendly for meeting. Thanks!