Arctic Love Story

Uploaded: February 21, 2013 07:01:02


Taken on the tundra at Hudson Bay, Manitoba at 145mm, F/5.6, ISO 800, +1EV, 1/200 sec. Amazing and touching to watch this mother and cub for about 30 to 45 minutes engaging in a mutual love and caring. Great photo opportunity of natures arctic love story.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 145.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 20D


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 21, 2013

Your sure captuaed a special moment Doc - A Wonderful image!! #1515845

Susan Williams level-classic February 21, 2013

Incredible capture, Emile. It's so wonderful to harness the emotions of wild things. Beautiful work! #10577731

Carla Capra level-classic February 21, 2013

Oh my, I love this, Emile!
The bears are beauties. Those branches perfectly frame them and offer a whispy seperation from the area behind them. Great, great image. #10577769

Tiia Vissak February 21, 2013

a wonderful scene! #10577772

Carla Capra level-classic February 21, 2013

Oh my, I love this, Emile!
The bears are beauties. Those branches perfectly frame them and offer a whispy seperation from the area behind them. Great, great image. #10577773

Ye Tun February 21, 2013

really Lovely shot. #10577800

Ye Tun February 21, 2013

really Lovely shot. #10577807

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 21, 2013

Wonderful MT capture, Emile. #10577820

Linda S. Smith level-classic February 21, 2013

Fantastic capture Emile! To see this in real life would move me to tears :'-( Sooo beautiful!!! #10577844

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe February 21, 2013

Oh my, outstanding. Love this, best of luck. A favorite for me Emile! #10577914

Emiel Van Hemelrijck February 21, 2013

Lovely shot #10577915

Stan Kwasniowski February 21, 2013

Emile, this is a winner #10577925

John Connolly February 21, 2013

A fantastic theme image Emile! I'm with Stan, I think you should have a winner here! #10577947

Robert R. Goodman level-addict February 21, 2013

Hi Emile,Excellent capture my friend.Wonderful clarity!!! #10578059

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 21, 2013

Thank you all Jeff, Susan, Carla, Tiia, Ye, Tammy, Linda, Donna, Emiel, Stan, John and Bobby. #10578109

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 21, 2013

Terrific capture and could not be better for the Monthly Theme. I'm with everyone who is calling this a winner. Wonderful moment, beautifully taken. #10578365

Carol L. Fowler February 21, 2013

Love the big polar bears! #10578378

Terry Cervi level-classic February 21, 2013

What a treat that must have been to observe, Emile! And what a great capture too!! #10578439

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 22, 2013

absolutely adorable!!! #10578619

Joy Rector February 22, 2013

love this shot #10578902

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 22, 2013

Thanks Nikki, Carol, Terry, Stef and Joy. #10579070

Marijana Fajgl level-classic February 22, 2013

What a warm and beautiful capture, Emile! A true love story! #10579360

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 24, 2013

Thanks Marijana. #10581744

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe February 24, 2013

What a dream to find and see this wonderful image, Emile!! #10582120

Nadia Paul February 24, 2013

How beautiful Emile - so touching! We should definitely see this one again. #10582409

Lindley Johnson level-classic February 25, 2013

This is so sweet, Emile! You captured a special moment between this mother and cub beautifully. #10584667

Joannie Bertucci level-classic February 25, 2013

Arent' mothers wonderful? Love this touching moment of nature Emile! #10584724

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 26, 2013

Thank you Ellen, Nadia, Lindley and Joannie. #10586665

Nancy L. Green level-classic February 28, 2013

It amazes me how the same creature can exhibit such tenderness and yet such violence at other times, kinda like us humans. WONDERFUL capture my friend!! <>< #10589850

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 27, 2013

Yes, I LOVE seeing this among the finalist Emile. Huge congratulations!!! #10625827

Robert R. Goodman level-addict March 27, 2013

A big congratulations on this beautiful finalist my friend!!!! #10626235

Nancy L. Green level-classic March 27, 2013

CONGRATULATIONS Emile on this well deserved finalist, WTG!!! <>< #10626518

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict March 27, 2013

What a perfect moment, Emile!

Congrats on another wonderful finalist!
Debby #10627157

Linda S. Smith level-classic March 27, 2013

Huge Congrats Emile on this charming and touching Finalist! #10627737

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe March 27, 2013

I made this a favorite. It was from the moment I saw it! A very special, unique, sweet capture. Congratulations, Emile!! :-)

Carol Eade level-addict March 27, 2013

A wonderful finalist, Emile, congratulations. #10627772

Susan Williams level-classic March 27, 2013

Congratulations, Emile! So happy to see this get its due! #10628363

Tamara K. Walker level-classic March 27, 2013

On to the next round! Congratulations. #10628534

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 27, 2013

Congratulations for your beautiful finalist!!! #10628607

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe March 28, 2013

Outstanding finalist, Emile. Hope to see it again. Congrats! #10628843

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 28, 2013

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Emile! Soooo sweet!

jo ann c. #10629505

frank w. degenhardt level-classic March 28, 2013

Beautiful work Emile. Congratulations on the Finalist my friend. #10630219

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 28, 2013

Huge congrats on a fabulous finalist, Emile!!! Hope to see this beauty with Gold attached! Best. Luck!!!!! #10630306

Marijana Fajgl level-classic March 28, 2013

So glad to see this one again, Emile! Big congratulations! #10630893

Carla Capra level-classic March 28, 2013

Emile, if I was giving out the awards this would be my winner. I love this image. CONGRATULATIONS!!! #10630977

Nadia Paul March 28, 2013

Knew we'd see this again - just wonderful Emile - congrats! #10631164

Carol L. Fowler March 28, 2013

Congrats on this awesome Finalist #10631283

Stan Kwasniowski March 28, 2013

Emile, a winner #10631626

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 29, 2013

Thank you all: Nancy, Debby, Linda, Phyllis, Carol E., Susan, Tamara, Stef, Tammy, Frank, Ellen Marijana, Carla, Nadia, Carol F, and Stan. #10633391

ALLEN O. HOWARD March 31, 2013

An incredible theme finalist Emile! What a great capture! Congratulations! #10636489

Emile Abbott level-deluxe April 01, 2013

Thanks Allen #10637665

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