"Tickle Me"

Uploaded: February 24, 2012 09:20:44


This beautiful female polar bear was having so much fun rolling and playing in the tundra snow at Cape Churchill on the Hudson Bay. Captured at 105mm, ISO1000, F/8, 1/400 sec, +1 ev and WB set to cloudy handheld from a tundra buggy with open window.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1000, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D


Marijana Fajgl level-classic February 24, 2012

This is such a beautiful capture, Emile! Seems like she is really enjoying! Fantastic pose and details! #1445307

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 24, 2012

A wonderful capture of her Emile!! #9999653

Ann Coates level-classic February 24, 2012

You are so lucky to have seen this, I bet it was fascinating. He does look like a big kid there rolling around, enjoying himself, great to see. An amazing capture here. #9999654

Robert R. Goodman level-addict February 24, 2012

LOL!!You First.Hi Emile,I bet he could give one heck of a bear hug.Fantastic capture my friend!!! #9999894

Tiia Vissak February 24, 2012

a cool pose! #9999983

John Connolly February 24, 2012

A great title for this wonderful capture Emile! This bear sure looks like it is having fun! #9999987

Joy Rector February 24, 2012

love this shot #10000002

Karen Slagle February 24, 2012

This is a fantastic capture of this beautiful bear, Emile, something most of us never see. Love how he's playing and throwing the snow around. #10000044

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 24, 2012

Fannnnn....tastic Emile..looks like a winner to me! Puts a smile on my face..


jo ann c. #10000052

Joannie Bertucci level-classic February 24, 2012

I think she maybe giving you a "come-hither" look Emile! :-) Put a coke bottle in her hand and you have the perfect coca-cola add!

Thank you so much for all your supportive comments on my flower images, truly appreciated! #10000082

Mary Timman February 24, 2012

Fantastic capture. He's so cute. And the snow is neat with it flying around and so white...fabulous shot! #10000171

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 24, 2012

Thank you all Marijana, Jeff, Ann, Bobby, Tiia, John, Joy, Karen, JO ANN, Joannie and Mary T. #10000194

Jill Odice level-classic February 24, 2012

THis is going right into my favs! What a beautiful wonderful shot...I think this one will make it to the next round! #10000309

Stan Kwasniowski February 24, 2012

Emile, what a gorgeous image #10000398

Carol Eade level-addict February 24, 2012

What an awesome capture, Emile! #10000465

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe February 25, 2012

Strictly fabulous in every way, Emile!!! Wow wee!! #10001051

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 25, 2012

Thanks Jill, Stan, Carol and Ellen #10001236

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 26, 2012

Wow, a fav for me and a winner for you!

Awesome image, Emile!
Debby #10003113

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 26, 2012

Thanks Debby #10003436

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe February 27, 2012

Love seeing polar bears and this one is special. He's having fun, fills the frame, has flying snow - love it! #10007491

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 27, 2012

Thanks Phyllis #10007986

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe February 29, 2012

Wow what an expressive capture! Totally love the pose and title. #10014398

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 01, 2012

Thanks Heather #10015572

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe March 25, 2012

Congratulations on this wonderful image becoming a finalist Emile. Good luck. #10054147

Tammy Espino March 25, 2012

Congrats on this awesome finalist!! :) #10054278

Robert R. Goodman level-addict March 25, 2012

A big Congratulations on your beautiful finalist my friend!!!! #10054418

Carla Capra level-classic March 25, 2012

Awesome image, Emile.
Congrats. #10054552

Tiia Vissak March 25, 2012

Congratulations! #10054558

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 25, 2012

Congratulations on this awesome finalist

jo ann c. #10054590

Patti Coblentz March 25, 2012

Oh, I love this one, Emile!!! Congratulations on your finalist!! #10055256

Stan Kwasniowski March 25, 2012

Emile, congratulations #10055472

Merna L. Nobile March 25, 2012

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Congratulations! Merna

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic March 25, 2012

What great timing and expression capture, Emile. CONGRATZ on this stunning Finalist and Good luck up next!

UB. #10055558

Marijana Fajgl level-classic March 25, 2012

Big congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Emile! #10055779

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 26, 2012

too fun... this will soon have gold on it... huge congrats!!! #10056035

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 26, 2012

Huge congrats on a fabulous finalist, Emile!! Very best luck in the next round!! #10056175

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict March 26, 2012

This gets my photo of the year award, Emile!

Congrats and best wishes for the next round!
Debby #10056641

Carol Eade level-addict March 26, 2012

Congratulations on your fabulous finalist, Emile! #10056716

Inge Linden March 26, 2012

Congratulations! #10057316

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 26, 2012

Thank you all Heather, Tammy, Bobby, Carla, Tiia, JOANN, Patricia C, Stakn, Merna,Usman, Marijana, Stefenia, Ellen, Debby, Carol and Inge. #10058419

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 26, 2012

Congrats Doc on this Fantastic Finalist!! #10058870

Patrick Rouzes level-classic March 26, 2012

WTG, my friend! Congratz & good luck! #10058980

Anita Hogue March 26, 2012

Love this, Emile! Such a fun and wonderful capture! Congratulations on your finalist! #10059000

Nancy L. Green level-classic March 26, 2012

CONGRATULATIONS Emile on this WONDERFUL!!! <>< #10059021

Phyllis H. Burchett March 26, 2012

WOW Emile, L O V E this....big congrats on your finalist and good luck! #10059369

ALLEN O. HOWARD March 26, 2012

HUGE Congratulations Emile. Another awesome image you got of the Polar Bears! #10059982

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 27, 2012

Thanks Jeff, Patrick, Anita, Nancy, Phyllis and Allen. #10060897

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