"Stay back kid..."

© Phyllis H. Burchett

"Stay back kid..."

Uploaded: July 06, 2011


"... Mom will check these creatures out."
Wild MN Black Bear sow and cub

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 1250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 500.00 mm, Model: NIKON D3S


Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 06, 2011

Outstanding wildlife capture, Phyllis. #1391003

Cathy Barrows July 06, 2011

Precious #9512327

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe July 06, 2011

Very WOW and cute capture, Phyllis!! #9512554

Michelle Alton July 07, 2011

You must have been shaking with joy when you shot this, Phyllis. This is brilliant! #9512846

Courtenay Vanderbilt July 07, 2011

Outstanding, Phyllis! Hope that was a really long lens! :-) #9513277

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 07, 2011

Perfect body language on the Mom - a definite protective warning stance and look at that baby - mildly curious and a bit cautious but all big-eyed at the human intruder at the same time. :) Your black bear captures are not only technically and aesthetically pleasing, they show the many wonderful qualities these magnificent animals possess for one another as a family unit. Excellent work, once again, Phyllis! #9514400

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 08, 2011

Wowza, what a great capture Phyllis! Stay a safe distance girl!!

jo ann c. #9516339

Karen Celella level-deluxe July 10, 2011

This is such an exciting series, Phyllis. One master piece after another. Keep them coming! #9519980

Chris Schlosser July 12, 2011

Wow! What an amazing capture, Phyllis! #9525428

Kathy Salerni level-classic July 13, 2011

Oh wow, I love all of your bear shots, Phyllis! Perfect interaction between Mom and baby! #9528804

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe July 17, 2011

Oh my gosh can I please take him home??? The detail is superb and the parental positioning of Big Black Mama says it all. Fabulous shot Phyllis. #9536450

Rona L. Schwarz July 25, 2011

WOW - I missed this bear capture, Phyllis! Another spectacular shot - the detail, as always, is magnificent, but the expression on the little cub's face and the stance of the mother says it all! Superb work! #9554708

Robert R. Goodman level-addict August 25, 2011

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Phyllis!!!! #9627653

Bojan Bencic level-classic August 25, 2011

Fantastic clarity. Congratulations on your finalist, Phyllis. #9627970

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict August 25, 2011

Marvelous Finalist, Phyllis!

Debby #9628039

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe August 25, 2011

Congratulations on your finalist Phyllis. I love this one. Good luck at the next level. #9628216

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna August 25, 2011

WTG on this wonderful finalist, Phyllis! :-) k #9628308

Pattie Smith August 25, 2011

Oh my gosh Phyllis! How precious! Congratulations! #9628432

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 25, 2011

Congratulation Phyllis on and adorable finalist. #9628546

Danny B. Head level-deluxe August 25, 2011

I think this will be the winner! Congrats! #9628623

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 25, 2011

Congrats Phyllis on a wonderful finalist. #9628975

Stefania Barbier level-addict August 25, 2011

it's a beauty... huge congrats!!! #9629104

Merna L. Nobile August 25, 2011

Great photographers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
Congratulations for your achievement, August, 25, 2011. Merna

Cathy Barrows August 25, 2011

Congrats on your finalist...love it #9629280

Leslie McLain level-deluxe August 25, 2011

Congrats on an amazing finalist, Phyllis. #9629334

Kim Andelkovic August 25, 2011

Absolutely gorgeous Phyllis.....super congrats :-) #9629634

Terry Cervi level-classic August 25, 2011

An amazing capture, Phyllis!! Congrats on another well deserved finalist! #9629656

Karen Celella level-deluxe August 25, 2011

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Phyllis. I'm thrilled to see this here! #9630211

Jessica Jenney August 25, 2011

Congratulations, Phyllis on your amazing finalist! #9630492

Phyllis H. Burchett August 25, 2011

Thank you so very much you guys! #9630834

Rona L. Schwarz August 25, 2011

So glad to see one of your magnificent bear captures with Silver, Phyllis! Next up - GOLD!! Many congrats again on this spectacular capture and Finalist! #9631265

Sarah Lamb level-classic August 25, 2011

Wonderful Image! Good luck in the next round! Politics alert!! I have to mention - I live in NV and last weekend was the first legal bear hunt in decades. Not against hunting really - but I think this kind of "Shot" is so much better! Capturing the beauty of wildlife for all to enjoy just makes more sense to me. And this is a beautiful pic. Congrats!!! #9631274

Gina Cormier level-classic August 25, 2011

Congrats on this wonderful image! #9631460

Kathy Salerni level-classic August 25, 2011

Oh, I love this, Phyllis! congratulations! #9631758

Kathy Cline level-classic August 26, 2011

Those bears just LOVE you.
How lucky you were to be there.

Shawn Jennings level-classic August 26, 2011

Fantastic! A winner in my book, Phyllis! Congratulations on your finalist! #9633109

Val Feldman level-deluxe August 26, 2011

Loved this the first go around and happy to see it back with Silver attached! You capture the MOST amazing animal shots, Phyllis! Congratulations on your finalist!! #9633286

Julie Burnett August 26, 2011

The body language speaks volumes, congratulations on your finalist for this fantastic nature capture, Phyllis!! #9634265

Chris Budny level-deluxe August 27, 2011

Beautiful capture, Phyllis; congratulations! #9637248

Phyllis H. Burchett August 27, 2011

Thanks everyone! #9637842

Nadia Paul August 28, 2011

So beautiful Phyllis - congrats on your finalist! #9639591

Linda Blair August 29, 2011

Love that sweet expression....congrats Phyllis!! #9640518

Debra R. Harder August 29, 2011

Brilliant, Phyllis! My question is, "How far was mama to you?" LOL! This is an amazing capture. Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING finalist! Deb #9641166

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