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November 18th, 2011

Barter Island Polar Bears 26

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Barter Island Polar Bears 26
I was very happy with my first encounters with polar bears while co-leading my Polar Bear Photography Tour this fall. These amazing creatures are incredibly photogenic and life-changing to see in the wild. I’m currently updating my website with information about next year’s tours, but for anyone that is interested our scheduled dates are September 24-27, September 28-October 1, … 
October 20th, 2011

Barter Island Polar Bears 35

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Barter Island Polar Bears 35, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska
The young polar bears that I photographed during my recent Polar Bear Photography Tour in Alaska spent a lot of time playing with their siblings both on land and in the Arctic Ocean. Polar bears are considered marine mammals since they spend so much of their lives in and out of the water. They are … 
October 11th, 2011

Barter Island Polar Bears 08

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Barter Island Polar Bears 08, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska
This is another one of my favorite photos from my recent Polar Bear Photography Tour. I was standing next to the boat with my local Inupiat guide when this mom and cub came over to have a closer look at us. We very quickly got back in the boat, but not before I fired off … 
October 4th, 2011

Barter Island Polar Bears 01

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Barter Island Polar Bears 01, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska
I have just returned from co-leading my first Polar Bear Photography Tour in Alaska. It was an incredible success! I created some fantastic images, but more importantly, so did my clients. I can’t wait to do it again next year. I’ll be updating my website this fall with information about next year’s tours, but if …