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Grizzly by name .... cuddly by nature
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Grizzly by name .... cuddly by nature
Grizzly by name .... cuddly by nature
Saw this handsome fella while on a workshop with the Silvermans in Banff ..... he was just enjoying a great old feed on the side of the road ..... incredible!
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Renee Doyle
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member since: 3/13/2004 Is that Ted? LOL! You sure look like you were close girl! I'm sure this was exciting to see on your trip! Excellent shot!
7/23/2012 6:22:36 PM


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The light and detail couldn't be better, Renee! A gorgeous capture!

7/23/2012 6:42:54 PM


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Looks so cuddly! Great capture!

7/23/2012 6:55:14 PM

7/24/2012 12:56:06 AM

 
Lynn M. Whitt
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Beautiful light and capture.

7/24/2012 2:03:44 AM

 
Gord MacEachern
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Wonderful capture Renee, he looks like an over sized Teddy. Very well done!!!

7/24/2012 2:28:56 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Beautiful bear and capture.

7/24/2012 3:37:47 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Cuddly? Ha..suuurreeee! It is great to photograph them in their natural environment, and the Canadian Rockies are the majestic backdrop for them. Very well done, Renee!

7/24/2012 4:01:54 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Fantastic capture, Renee. Always thrill to see the bears in the wild.

7/24/2012 4:22:26 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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You were "blessed" even to SEE this bear in his natural environment. Your photo is iconic and wonderful, Renee.

7/24/2012 4:42:05 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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He's a beauty. You DO get around!

7/24/2012 4:50:19 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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so cute!!! he does look cuddly... GORGEOUS Renee!!!

7/24/2012 5:21:36 AM

 
Jack Gaskin
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A Beauty of a catch & OH HOW I ENVY YOU the experience !!!!!!!!

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7/24/2012 9:57:03 AM

 
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A wonderful capture of this furry animal Renee! It sounds like you had a wonderful trip away this time!

7/24/2012 2:53:47 PM

 
Liz Bullock
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Excellent!

8/1/2012 12:22:44 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Wow! This is one beautiful capture, Renee! Right place, right time!! So wonderful!

8/1/2012 5:38:26 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Such a fantastic moment captured!
Looks like a cuddly teddy bear!
~♥~Lisa

8/31/2012 9:05:36 PM

 
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he's a beauty, great shot Renee!

9/19/2012 6:48:36 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Superb animal capture, Renee. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round.

9/24/2012 10:12:29 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congrats again, Renee.

9/24/2012 11:09:42 AM

 
Tammy Espino
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Again Congrats!! :)

9/24/2012 12:19:12 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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WTG girl, huge congrats again!!!

9/24/2012 1:15:22 PM

 
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Wow!

9/24/2012 2:19:03 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congrats on another fabulous bear image, Renee!

Debby

9/24/2012 4:23:05 PM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Congratulations on another fantastic finalist, Renee!

9/24/2012 5:03:47 PM

 
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Oh my gosh, you're having a great month Renee. Congratulations again.

9/24/2012 6:46:37 PM

 
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Congrats on this wonderful finalist!

9/24/2012 7:38:06 PM

 
Mukesh Srivastava
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Congratulations on this fantastic Finalist,Renee!!!!

9/24/2012 8:44:48 PM

 
Heather Loewenhardt
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He looks so cuddly. Congrats on another wonderful finalist Renee.

9/24/2012 11:29:30 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Awesome light and environment here, Renee. Huge CONGRATZ on this and your other SEVEN Finalist badges, WTG!!!

UB.

9/25/2012 3:35:06 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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What a handsome guy....Congratulations!
The lighting is awesome!

9/25/2012 5:14:53 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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The grizzlies always look so much more cuddly than the black bear...but not enough to give them a big hug...lol. Huge congratulations on this fabulous finalist!!

9/25/2012 7:53:08 AM

 
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Love this! Big congrats again Renee, so well deserved too!

jo ann c.

9/25/2012 9:08:18 AM

 
Graeme Chow
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Another good shot and big congrats again, Renee. You got your new camera now.!

9/27/2012 12:48:37 AM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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Another absolutely awesome bear capture, Renee! What luck to just see him on the side of the road, Lol! Huge Congrats on another amazing finalist!

9/27/2012 7:28:11 PM

 
Nadia Paul
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Congrats on your beautiful finalist Renee!

9/28/2012 10:46:23 PM

 
Dave Montero
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Magnificient creature, wonderful shot. Congratulations Renee!

9/29/2012 3:48:51 PM

 
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I heard the good news…and could not be happier for you! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna

9/30/2012 12:12:32 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations on your terrific batch of winners, Renee!

10/2/2012 8:25:12 AM

 
Liz Bullock
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Congratulations on your winning image!

10/2/2012 8:27:01 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratulations, Renee, on this fabulous first place winner and all your other wonderful winning images!

Debby

10/2/2012 8:38:55 AM

 
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Huge congrats, Renee!!

10/2/2012 8:48:36 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Congrats on all of them!

10/2/2012 8:55:34 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Congratulations on this fabulous first place winner and I believe you stole the show and got a gold for almost every category! CONGRATULATIONS Renee! You certainly deserve everyone of them.

10/2/2012 8:57:14 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Huge congratulations on your fantastic First Prize Winner, Renee!!!:-)

10/2/2012 9:08:52 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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I am so happy and proud of you Renee, you are quite the photographer. A true inspiration. Congratulations!

10/2/2012 9:25:25 AM

 
Terry Piotraschke
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Congratulations, Renee. Looks like you have done it again. Well done!

10/2/2012 9:25:39 AM

 
Kathy Wesserling
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Da Bears sure won the month of August! lolll This Grizzly is wonderful, Renee. Congratulations on you 1st.

10/2/2012 9:33:45 AM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Just adorabley wonderful! Congratulations on your gold Renee!

10/2/2012 9:35:33 AM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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Thrilled for you to see this handsome fella with First Place Gold, Renee!!! Super Congratulations!

10/2/2012 9:53:45 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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WTG!!! Congratulations on your 1st place win!

10/2/2012 9:54:15 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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You know, he looks so soft he really could con you into giving him a hug. Congratulations, Renee.

10/2/2012 10:02:04 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Way to go Renee! Congratulations!

10/2/2012 10:07:40 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on a beautiful winner,Renee.

10/2/2012 10:08:45 AM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Congratulations on your fantastic First Place Winner, Renee!

10/2/2012 10:16:54 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Fantastic photo, Renee. Congratulations on your win!

10/2/2012 10:54:26 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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GORGEOUS winner Renee, congratulations!!!

10/2/2012 11:06:02 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Big Congrats on your Gold Medal Winner,Renee!

10/2/2012 11:14:18 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on your outstanding First Place win, Renee!

10/2/2012 11:56:47 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations on this very well deserved First Place win Renee! You are definitely the #1 Photographer in BP!

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10/2/2012 12:13:10 PM

 
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Congratulations on your awesome First Place Win, Renee!

10/2/2012 12:16:21 PM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congrats on all your winners.

10/2/2012 12:21:09 PM

 
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Fantastic image, Renee... CONGRATULATIONS!!

10/2/2012 12:23:55 PM

 
Lydia Williams
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Adorable guy Renee! Well caught! Congratulations on your first place win!

10/2/2012 12:49:46 PM

 
Danny B. Head
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Beautiful capture Renee! A Big congrats to you!

10/2/2012 12:49:55 PM

 
Carla Capra
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Renee, this is amazingly beautiful. Congratulations!

10/2/2012 12:51:42 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Such a beautiful shot!
Congratulations, Renee!
~♥~Lisa

10/2/2012 1:04:55 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrats on your win :)

10/2/2012 1:20:33 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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BIG congrats Renee on this fantastic winner!

10/2/2012 1:32:05 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Huge congrats on this beary good First Place Winner, Renee!

10/2/2012 2:32:53 PM

 
Ann Coates
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Congratulations on your fantastic First Place Gold Renee.

10/2/2012 2:36:45 PM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Big congratulations on your awesome First Place winner, Renee!!

10/2/2012 3:14:48 PM

 
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Okay....
I'm not sure what You cuddle up to at night but he does NOT seem cuddly to me!!! LMAO!!!

Congrats Renee on this Outstanding First Place Winner!!

10/2/2012 3:59:18 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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Renee...your skill and talent just keep growing and you continue to amaze me with your photos in so many genres.

Huge Congratulations! And on all of your winners for August!

10/2/2012 4:11:54 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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What an incredible sight and capture Renee, congratulations on your first place winner

10/2/2012 4:20:05 PM

 
Carol Flisak
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Huge congratulations on your beautiful first place winner, Renee! A wonderful capture of this magnificant bear!

10/2/2012 4:25:55 PM

 
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Congrats, awesome photo!

10/2/2012 4:31:51 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Great capture(!!) and congratulations!!!

10/2/2012 5:21:18 PM

 
Monika Sapek
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He looks really cute, but I wouldn't hug him either :) My heartfelt congratulations on your First Place Winner, Renee!

10/2/2012 5:32:58 PM

 
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What a beautiful creature you captured and the detail is outstanding.

Congratulations :)

10/2/2012 5:37:02 PM

 
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WTG, Renee. Congrats on this fabulous first place winner.

10/2/2012 6:16:38 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Whoo hoo...a first place...awesome, Renee. Congrats to you!!

10/2/2012 6:21:33 PM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Terrific First Place win Renee - congratulations!

10/2/2012 6:49:49 PM

 
Lester A. Garcia
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The moment caught where the bear's eyes seem to communicate with the viewer or the photographer for that matter is one that is hard to duplicate and this outright makes this a very deserving First Prize Winner.

Congratulations, Renee and so with your other winners.

10/2/2012 7:43:20 PM

 
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An amazing capture and Winner,Renee! Huge congratulations!!

10/2/2012 11:10:56 PM

 
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Congratulations on a wonderful 1st Place Win, Renee!!

10/2/2012 11:39:14 PM

 
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Congratulations on this beautiful First Place Win my friend.

10/3/2012 2:06:02 AM

 
Nadia Paul
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A deserving win Renee - congrats!

10/3/2012 2:56:16 AM

 
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Don't you just love Banff!!!! Wonderful capture of a beautiful bear...congratulations on the Gold!! well deserved Renee....

10/3/2012 6:38:13 AM

 
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Congratulations on your Winning image, Renee!

10/3/2012 6:47:11 AM

 
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I knew we would see gold on this baby, Renee. Congratulations!!

10/3/2012 10:29:22 AM

 
Maria Coulson
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Gorgeous light Renee, congratulations!!

10/4/2012 11:48:11 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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This one's TOPS, Renee. Huge CONGRATZ!!!

UB.

10/5/2012 2:37:38 AM

 
Mary  L. Olson
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Congratulations on your win.

Mary Lou

10/5/2012 3:38:18 PM

 
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Don't know how I missed this one, but it's wonderful. Huge congratulations!!!

10/5/2012 7:00:49 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Well deserved wildlife shot and must be feel rewarding after hard day work. congratulations ! Renee.

10/6/2012 3:01:13 AM

 
Gail P. Sullivan
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What an amazing capture, Renee...congrats!

10/6/2012 4:27:32 AM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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A perfect capture, Renee. Huge congrats.

10/6/2012 8:08:42 AM

 
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Congratulations on this fantastic winner Renee!

10/20/2012 7:13:49 PM

 
Dave Montero
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A belated congratulations on your win for this marvelous capture Renee!

10/27/2012 11:47:21 AM

 
James E. Coleman
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Neat!! We saw a black bear there along side of the road too. Traffic flying by and paying no attention to it either!
Very nicely done! the sparkle off the background grass and weeds adds a lot.
And you had great light for his coat!..:)

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