© Alton I. Vance


Uploaded: August 04, 2008


This photo was taken on a recent trip to Alaska. This grizzly seemed to be playful at the time. But look at those claws! - AIV 080408

Exif: F Number: 3.5, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/1600 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 1600, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark III


Michael Kelly level-deluxe August 04, 2008

What a great shot and courage on the part of the photographer. If I had been there I might have been running away rather than capturing this great image. #973545

August 04, 2008

Great capture. #6270334

Anne M. Young level-addict August 04, 2008

Super shot - great clarity and perfect timing! #6270731

Liz blahh August 04, 2008

Great capture!!! #6272081

Jack Gaskin August 05, 2008

REALLY a SHOT TO DIE FOR!!!!!!Just outstanding in every way.

Where abouts in Alaska??

Happy Shooting
Jack #6273270

Alton I. Vance August 05, 2008

Actually the photo was taken in British Columbia Canada near Vancouver. I was just ending a trip to Alaska and stopped over in Vancouver for a couple nights. I had seen only one bear in Alaska on a two week trip there. But was lucky to find two out having a good time at the top of Grouse Mountain British Columbia. #6276818

Aleksandra Miesak August 27, 2008

Great clarity, DOF and lighting! Really makes me want to plan a trip up north... #6377829

Dianna Murphy June 02, 2009

What an amazing image. #7591112

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