Snuggles

Uploaded: August 31, 2014 11:46:39 | Entered: August 31, 2014 11:48:59

Description

This mother polar bear had her cub on the lee side of the snowbank protected from high winds. We stay and photographed this pair for about 30 minutes.

Exif: f/5, 1/200 sec, ISO: 800, 200mm

Comments

Carol Flisak level-addict August 31, 2014

Sweet image, Emile... you've captured a wonderful pose and moment! #1585045

Robert R. Goodman level-addict August 31, 2014

Hi Emile,Wonderful capture my friend.Amazing how they can survive!! #11122560

Sheri Whala level-classic August 31, 2014

This is so awesome! I Love, Love, Love it! #11122589

John Connolly August 31, 2014

A beautiful sight Emile! I bet they were glad to see the last of you! #11122625

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 31, 2014

Excellent timing and capture. Such beautiful bears. #11122635

Terry Cervi level-classic August 31, 2014

How beautiful, Emile! #11122758

Bill Whala level-classic August 31, 2014

Awesome capture, Emile!! I love the facial expressions. #11122762

Tiia Vissak August 31, 2014

a wonderful scene! #11122866

Leslie McLain level-deluxe September 01, 2014

Fantastic capture, Emile. #11123221

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 01, 2014

Thanks Carol, Bobby, Sheri, John, Tammy, Terry, Bill, Tiia and Leslie. #11123300

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict September 01, 2014

What a lovely image, Emile! It's a fave! #11123570

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 02, 2014

Thanks Debby. #11124070

Marijana Fajgl level-classic September 02, 2014

What a warm and beautiful capture, Emile! #11124414

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 02, 2014

Thanks Marijana. #11124499

Beth W. DeBor level-classic September 04, 2014

Very sweet capture. Where is this? It's a fave. #11126022

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 05, 2014

Hi Beth it was taken at Gordon Point on Hudson Bay in Manitoba, Canada. Thanks #11126595

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 05, 2014

Hi Beth it was taken at Gordon Point on Hudson Bay in Manitoba, Canada. Thanks #11126596

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe September 12, 2014 1

So glad to see this as POTD. Congrats!!! #11132512

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe September 12, 2014

Congratulations on your wonderful POTD! A big favorite! #11132547

John Rivera level-deluxe September 12, 2014

Outstanding capture! #11132561

Constance J. Perry September 12, 2014

warm and wonderful. Love the contrasts of black/white, cold/warm, barren/life. #11132563

Constance J. Perry September 12, 2014

warm and wonderful. Love the contrasts of black/white, cold/warm, barren/life. #11132565

Lydia Williams level-deluxe September 12, 2014

Awww, so awesome, Emile..Congratulations on your POTD! So wonderful! #11132575

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 12, 2014

I loved this...thought I had commented on it too???
Anyway, congrats on this wonerful POTD Emile! #11132638

Nancy L. Green level-classic September 12, 2014

CONGRATULATIONS Emile on this wonderful and well deserved POTD, WTG!!! <>< #11132684

Nancy L. Green level-classic September 12, 2014

CONGRATULATIONS Emile on this wonderful and well deserved POTD, WTG!!! <>< #11132685

Tamara K. Walker level-classic September 12, 2014

Congratulations! #11132753

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 12, 2014

Thank you judges at BP very appreciated. Thank you all Tammy Phyllis, John, Lydia, JO ANN, Nancy and Tamara. #11132757

Kathy Salerni level-classic September 12, 2014

Congrats on a beautiful POTD, Emile! #11132764

Frederick P. Brown level-deluxe September 12, 2014

Wonderful wild life Photo! Congratulations on POTD! love it! #11132765

Lisa B. North September 12, 2014

So sweet! Great shot! Congrats on your POTD! #11132808

Lisa B. North September 12, 2014

So sweet! Great shot! Congrats on your POTD! #11132809

Ermanno Radice September 12, 2014

Many congratulations on your marvelous POTD, Emile!! #11132820

Jill Odice level-classic September 12, 2014

First off, congrats on your POTD! I have enjoyed all of your wonderful Polar bear series!!! #11132853

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 12, 2014

Thanks you very much Kathy, Frederick, Lisa, Ermanno and Jill #11132890

Debbie Bray September 12, 2014

Emile, a truly gorgeous image and big congratulations to you on your POTD!! How very exciting!! #11133136

frank w. degenhardt level-classic September 13, 2014

such a warm scene as the two snuggle to keep each other warm. A big Congratulations for the POTD my friend. Take care #11133188

Tiia Vissak September 13, 2014

Congrats! #11133257

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe September 13, 2014

Perfection Emile, huge congratulations on your POTD! #11133289

Lindley Johnson level-classic September 13, 2014

Congratulations on your POTD, Emile - what a sweet image! #11133338

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 13, 2014

Thanks Debbie, Frank, Tiia, Donna and Lindley #11133483

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe September 13, 2014

Strictly fabulous, Emile! Huge congrats on a fabulous POTD!!! #11133583

Linda S. Smith level-classic September 13, 2014

HUGE Congrats Emile on you POTD!!! #11133636

Sheri Whala level-classic September 13, 2014

Congrats on your POTD! #11133669

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 14, 2014

Thanks Ellen, Linda and Sheri. #11134026

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 14, 2014

Thanks Joanna. #11134129

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic September 16, 2014

Wow Emile I missed this, what a cozy image of these polar bears. Congratulations on your POTD! #11135519

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 17, 2014

Thank you Amanda. #11136132

Anita Hogue September 18, 2014

Oh, WOW I missed this one and also missed your POTD! A belated congratulations! It's super! #11137088

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 18, 2014

Thank you very much Anita. #11137197

Val Feldman level-deluxe September 21, 2014

So much going on right now in my life that, like Anita, I missed your POTD on this fantastic cuddling capture. Please forgive, Emile - BUT glad I caught it with a much-deserved Silver attached. Looking forward to seeing it replaced with a Gold! Congratulations, Emile! #11139126

Marijana Fajgl level-classic September 21, 2014

Big congratulations on your amazing finalist, Emile! (and Photo of the day, which I missed.) #11139128

Lydia Williams level-deluxe September 21, 2014

YES!! Happy to see this finalist badge too! Congratulations :)! #11139137

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe September 21, 2014

Congratulations on your finalist too! Well deserving!
#11139173

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 21, 2014 1

WOW they got out the finalist early this month. Thank you judges at BP it is very much appreciated. Thanks to Staff for a Favorite as well and POTD. Thank to all my friends at BP Val, Marijana, Lydia and Phyllis.
I have been and will be extremely busy and will catch up as I can. #11139319

Bill Whala level-classic September 21, 2014

Congratulations on this very well deserved Finalist!! #11139382

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe September 21, 2014

Congrats on this awesome finalist. Hope it gets a winner award too. Maybe GP would look good here too. #11139415

Sheri Whala level-classic September 21, 2014

Congratulations on this much deserved finalist! #11139456

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 21, 2014

Thanks Bill, Tammy and Sheri. #11139624

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic September 21, 2014

Congrats on the Finalist, hope it goes higher! #11139735

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict September 21, 2014

Loved this as POTD, and love it now as Finalist! It's so engaging and beautiful, Emile! Congrats again!

Debby #11139830

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe September 21, 2014

You know I love this Emile, huge congrats!!! #11139982

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe September 21, 2014

Huge congrats and verrrrry best luck with this awesome finalist, Emile!! #11140039

Robert R. Goodman level-addict September 21, 2014

Hi Emile,A big Congratulations my friend!! #11140359

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 22, 2014

Thanks Amanda, Debby, Donna, Ellen and Bobby. #11140643

Frederick P. Brown level-deluxe September 22, 2014

Congratulations on your finalist! Fred #11140827

Patrick Rouzes level-classic September 22, 2014

BIG congrats on this incredible finalist, Emile. GOOD luck, my friend.
#11140921

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 22, 2014

Thanks Fred and Paddy. #11140934

Carol L. Fowler September 22, 2014

Beautiful! Congrats! #11141219

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 23, 2014

Thanks Carol #11141855

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 23, 2014

Ohhh I loved this Emile! Congrats on the POTD and the Finalist! #11142161

Nadia Paul September 24, 2014

Congrats on this gorgeous finalist Emile! #11142651

Carol Eade level-addict September 25, 2014

A wonderful finalist, Emile. Congratulations! #11144494

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 27, 2014

Thanks JO ANN, Nadia and Carol #11146256

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe September 29, 2014

Love this, Emile!! Congratulations on your POTD and Finalist award!! #11147746

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 30, 2014

Thanks Teresa. #11148641

Nikki McDonald level-classic January 08, 2015

Such excellent exposure - they look so cozy. Belated congratulations on your POTD and Finalist. #11221016

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 10, 2015

Thank you Nikki #11222134

William Lasley July 18, 2015

Nice. How close were you ? #11332981

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 18, 2015

Hi Bill we were about 50 feet away as best I remember, I was shooting at 200mm focal length. #11333015

William Lasley July 18, 2015

Sounds about right, good she wasn't in a bad mood.
#11333023

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 18, 2015

Thanks Bill #11333034

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