Ursus Arctos

David L. Luchowski 7/28/2006 12:10:40 AM

Great capture,Marsel.Beautiful image. #492610

Richard D. Cox 7/28/2006 12:19:30 AM

Outstanding clarity and lighting. Awesome capture. #3092697

Kate Jackson 7/28/2006 12:54:19 AM

Incredible capture Marsel! #3092853

Shelley Spillenaar 7/28/2006 1:17:21 AM

WOW !! just awesome! #3092917

TS 7/28/2006 8:05:19 AM

This is just too funny. Great image. #3094829

Crystal M. Gove 7/28/2006 10:46:42 AM

AMAZING and ADORABLE capture, Marsel :o)!!!! #3095476

Robin R. 7/28/2006 12:00:51 PM

Great capture. #3095672

Sharon Day 7/30/2006 5:42:41 AM

Awesome capture!!! #3101096

Sue L. Cullumber 8/26/2006 2:18:12 PM

Marsel - wow! what an incredible pic! Fantastic lighting and color! Congrats! #3219238

Julie Robinson 8/26/2006 3:03:25 PM

Congrats on your wondeful finalist! #3219778

Suzy Betancourt 8/26/2006 3:22:56 PM

Marsel, I love how you were able to capture the bear with such sharpness. The colors are amazing, great image.

Suzy #3220012

Lorri Shank 8/26/2006 3:32:37 PM

Congratulations on making FINALIST FOR this wonderful shot!
Very beautiful lighting in such a beautiful place! Lorri #3220122

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) 8/26/2006 4:48:49 PM

Beautiful image. #3220743

Megan p 8/27/2006 4:58:10 AM

Incredible capture! really beautiful! Congratulations #3224782

Nicole Kessel 8/27/2006 11:44:54 AM

Wow! Fabulous job! Congratulations! #3226941

Kate Jackson 8/27/2006 12:23:32 PM

Many congratulations Marcel - this is just so fantastic! #3227136

Carolyn M. Fletcher 8/28/2006 3:50:29 AM

Just amazing!! It's about as close to perfect as it gets! #3230697

Ronald Balthazor 8/28/2006 6:08:10 AM

Very rich image. Congratulations, Marsel. #3231681

Kay E. Mahoney 8/28/2006 2:26:47 PM

Congrats on your 1st place winner. #3234838

Mary Clarke 8/28/2006 2:52:46 PM

Congratulations on First Place Marsel, wonderful image #3235049

Kay Beausoleil 8/28/2006 3:08:34 PM

Beautiful capture and light, Marsel -- congratulations on your first place win! #3235151

Jeff Robinson 8/28/2006 3:47:28 PM

Excellent work Marsel; congrats on your 1st Place Win! Jeff #3235407

Candy D. Dennis 8/28/2006 5:53:27 PM

Incredible capture and fantastic light. Congratulations! #3236006

Megan p 8/28/2006 6:03:55 PM

Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL winner!!! #3236076

Janine Russell 8/28/2006 6:15:07 PM

Marsel, excellent colors, detail and lighting; congratulations on your First Place Win. #3236145

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/28/2006 10:21:09 PM

How cool is this?!!!! Great shot, congratulations on your first place honor!! #3237108

Nadya Johnson 8/29/2006 9:53:17 AM

This is SO stunning, SO astounding, So very marvelous!! Congratulations on your OUTSTANDING First Place Winner, Marsel! #3239630

Donna W. Neal 8/29/2006 10:26:57 AM

Congratulations on your win #3239820

Erica Murphy 8/29/2006 11:29:50 AM

Congratulations on this awesome FIRST PLACE photo Marsel!! What a capture!!

Erica #3240152

Kate Jackson 8/29/2006 12:24:15 PM

This is so wonderful and First Place is so well deserved Marsel! #3240393

Marsel van Oosten 8/29/2006 12:50:54 PM

Thanks everyone for all the kind words. :-) #3240502

RC Fritz 9/2/2006 9:20:01 AM

Congratulations on your First Place Win. Wonderful image, Marsel! #3258149

Wendy Stevenson 9/3/2006 1:36:48 PM

Great timing on this fantastic capture! Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE win!! #3261887

Mona M. SQ 9/14/2006 12:34:27 AM


U deserve the First Place.. and if there is a higher place.. U Deserve it!!!

Congratulations Marsel!!!

Mona #3306951

Luigi Di Serio 9/19/2006 9:58:35 AM

Can't believe you captured that! FANTASTIC!!!! #3330286

Jerry L. Neff 9/19/2006 5:01:47 PM

Wow! Great shot. #3331940

Claudette Foote 9/26/2006 5:06:55 PM

what amazing lighting
congratulation #3366006

Michelle L. Rooney 9/28/2006 12:31:35 PM

Great shot!

Susana Ms Heide 3/10/2008 11:04:51 PM

STELLAR lighting!!! #5624772

Sarah F. Myers 3/24/2008 9:39:52 PM

Wow great lighting, it's almost like he is posing. #5692755

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This image of a one year old European Brown Bear was shot from a hide near the Finnish-Russian border.

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Uploaded on 7/27/2006 11:48:00 PM

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Winner
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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