"Polar Bear Water Polo"

© Jeffrey R. Bange

"Polar Bear Water Polo"

Jack Gaskin 8/5/2012 8:08:36 AM

How'd you manage this w/o all the splash when it breaks the surface ??? Or has he changed the routine ?
Love the concentration in his eyes

Great Shooting

Jack #1478817

Rudi Reiner 8/5/2012 8:17:08 AM

What a fun pic, nice timing! #10263501

Jeffrey R. Bange 8/5/2012 8:24:49 AM

Thank you both for your kind comments. Jack, he actually had thrown the ball up it the air that's why there was no splash. #10263507

Jeffrey R. Bange 8/5/2012 8:37:47 AM

Thank you Sabrina. #10263515

Michelle Alton 8/5/2012 2:54:32 PM

Well, that's ONE thing we don't often see them doing in the Arctic. #10263931

Deborah C. Lewinson 8/5/2012 8:52:23 PM

Wonderful image, Jeff, great timing, comp, colors, lighting, focus, and subject!

Debby #10264258

Terry Cervi 8/5/2012 10:07:25 PM

Looks like he's having fun, Jeffrey. A terrific capture!! #10264334

Kathy Salerni 8/7/2012 8:13:27 PM

Great title for the Polar Bear Olympics, Jeff! Wonderful timing and clarity! #10267064

Jeffrey R. Bange 8/8/2012 7:24:25 PM

Thank you Sabrina, Michelle, Debby and Kathy for your kind comments, I appreciate each one of them. #10268227

Heather Loewenhardt 8/10/2012 9:20:53 PM

Aw what a playful image. We all need a little playtime. #10271119

Terry Cervi 9/24/2012 1:35:09 PM

Fantastic timing, Jeffrey! Congrats on your finalist! #10336928

Jack Gaskin 9/24/2012 2:27:29 PM

Congrats MY FRIEND you owe him a Salmon ;O)

Jack #10337230

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 9/24/2012 3:14:20 PM

Good catch - great timing! #10337513

Deborah C. Lewinson 9/24/2012 4:17:14 PM

Superb capture, Jeff and a judges response as well!!!

Congrats on your finalist! Best wishes for the next round!
Debby #10337825

Kathy Salerni 9/24/2012 5:15:21 PM

Huge congrats on your well deserved Finalist, Jeff! Good luck in the next round! #10338139

Rudi Reiner 9/24/2012 7:32:58 PM

Congradulations, a great shot! #10338908

Heather Loewenhardt 9/24/2012 11:27:17 PM

Timing is everything and this is an excellent catch. Congrats on your finalist award Jeffrey. #10339404

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/25/2012 8:58:32 AM

What a great finalist, and sooo well deserved Jeffery!

jo ann c. #10340339

Patrick Rouzes 9/25/2012 10:51:43 AM

Big congrats,Jeff! Good luck! #10340578

Merna L. Nobile 9/30/2012 12:04:47 PM

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

Jeffrey R. Bange 10/1/2012 8:14:43 PM

Thank you all for your kind words and well wishes as they are truly appreciated. #10349764

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Picture was taken at the Bronx Zoo in New York.

Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: 6.3
Focal Length: 110mm
ISO Speed: 250

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/800 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 110.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 8/5/2012 8:01:27 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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