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December 3rd, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Bear in the Sun’ by Mark Lissick – Cook Inlet, Alaska

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Silhouette of a brown bear in a rising sun photograph captured in Cook Inlet near Silver Salmon Creek Alaska 500mm telephoto
The area of the Cook Inlet near Silver Salmon Creek is noted for its healthy population of coastal brown bears and large tidal fluctuations. During extreme low tides the water can recede as much as a half mile from the shoreline. As the water level drops extensive clam beds become exposed allowing the bears to …