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November 14th, 2011

Kuliak Brown Bear 01

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Kuliak Brown Bear 01
This is my most successful wide-angle brown bear image from my August expedition to the Katmai Coast. I spent 4 days in Kuliak Bay trying unsuccessfully to photograph brown bears fishing underwater. For most of the day, my underwater camera system was submerged on a tripod with the PocketWizard antennae barely extending about the surface, …
 
November 9th, 2011

Kuliak Brown Bear 02

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Kuliak Brown Bear 02
My August trip to the outer coast of Katmai National Park was pretty dangerous, but it allowed me to create some unique photos. I took my boat on the ferry from Homer to Kodiak and then used it to cross treacherous Shelikof Strait in order to spend several weeks living with the brown bears. I …
 
October 12th, 2011

Kukak Brown Bear 10

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Kukak Brown Bear 10, Katmai National Park, Alaska
I created this image while visiting Kukak Bay on the Katmai Coast in August. This brown bear was lazily sitting by the edge of a stream waiting for a salmon to swim past. Eventually, it sat up on its hind legs and yawned. When I saw this image on my camera’s LCD screen, I chuckled. …