Mr. Photographer take my picture please

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Mr. Photographer take my picture please

Uploaded: October 28, 2015 07:49:38 | Entered: October 28, 2015 07:56:52


This polar bear came right up to my window and was staring right at me as if asking to have his picture taken. The tundra buggies windows all drop down so that at no time did we have to shoot through glass but it was 29 degrees below zero and the tundra buggy would get very cold very quickly so you had to maximize your shooting efforts quickly. I was shooting with cloudy WB and +1ev

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1000, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D


Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic October 28, 2015

OH WOW! What a gorgeous portrait. And how exciting it must have been for you.

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 28, 2015

Excellent close-up, Emile. Beautiful polar bear. #11392574

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 28, 2015

What an AWESOME shot and experience Emile, WTG!! <>< #11392581

Nanette B. Stephens level-classic October 28, 2015

Great picture and expression. #11392583

Candace M. Cleveland October 28, 2015

Outstanding!! I love your bear pictures.. #11392600

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 28, 2015

Thanks Kiki, Nancy, Nanette and Candace #11392638

John Connolly October 28, 2015

Another awesome tundra capture Emile! He looks friendly enough there! #11392641

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 28, 2015

Thanks John. #11392661

Mary L. Olson level-deluxe October 28, 2015

Love it, Emile. #11392691

Terry Cervi level-classic October 28, 2015

Wow, that's amazing how he starred right at you, Emile! Great shot!! #11392693

G. Margaret Hennes level-classic October 28, 2015

Looks like you have a new best friend Emile! Great capture! #11392713

Carol L. Fowler October 28, 2015

Sounds like an exiting time!! Great result! #11392732

frank w. degenhardt October 28, 2015

These guys are not known for being on the gentle side. This is a Nat Geo moment that had your heart beating and I am so glad you were able to keep your cool and get this amazing look right in face. The picture is so clear, colors and details stand out brilliantly Emile. Another favorite look Emile. #11392788

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 29, 2015

Thanks Mary, Terry, Margaret, Carol and Frank #11392936

Nadia Paul October 29, 2015

Superb capture Emile! #11393225

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 30, 2015

Thanks Nadia #11393404

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 29, 2015

Congrats on this super Staff Fave Emile, I was so impressed with all the great animal shots too! #11404702

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 29, 2015

Thanks to the BP staff and JO ANN #11404791

frank w. degenhardt November 29, 2015

A fabulous look and a Staff Favorite.. Congratulations Emile. #11404957

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 29, 2015

I adore all of your polar bear images. This is no exception. Congratulations, my friend. #11405046

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 30, 2015

Thanks Frank and Donna. #11405565

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