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Featured in “Naturally BLACK/ WHITE, DUO and CONTRAST” November 2010
Featured in “Bears of the World” December 2010

This little Black Bear cub was looking for his mother who was ahead along the river bank looking for salmon coming upstream to spawn. His sibling was just behind and they both walked across in front of me as I was photographing them, completely ignoring my presence.

Photographed on the west coast of Vancouver Island, BC, Canada

Canon 40D
1/125 sec f7.1 ISO 400
70-200mm lens @ 98mm

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  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeabout 4 years ago

    What a cutie. Great capture.

  • Thanks very much Bunny!

    – Martin Smart

  • Eeva47
    Eeva47about 4 years ago

    They are very cute. Lovely detail in the photo!

  • Thanks very much Eeva!

    – Martin Smart

  • Gail Bridger
    Gail Bridgerabout 4 years ago

    Beauty…I love it!!

  • Thank you very much Gail, glad you like it!

    – Martin Smart

  • joycee
    joyceeabout 4 years ago

    Lovely capture.

  • Thank you so much Joycee

    – Martin Smart

  • Lynda   McDonald
    Lynda McDonaldabout 4 years ago

    ohhhhhhhh! wonderful Martin!

  • Thanks very much Lynda!

    – Martin Smart

  • jeffrae
    jeffraeabout 4 years ago

    Lucky you…how amazing to see. I envy you of your opportunity and beautiful photos.

  • Thanks very much Jeffrae!

    – Martin Smart

  • icesrun
    icesrunabout 4 years ago

    Just a precious shot of this little guy. Glad Mom did not come back to look for him.

  • Thanks very much Ciana, fortunately both cubs caught up with their mother shortly after this shot!

    – Martin Smart

  • Al Williscroft
    Al Williscroftabout 4 years ago

    Great shot Martin!!

  • Thanks very much Al!

    – Martin Smart

  • EagleHunter
    EagleHunterabout 4 years ago

    Isn’t that adorable, super capture Martin!

  • He really was very cute to watch and photograph Pam, thanks very much for your comments!

    – Martin Smart

  • Pamela Jayne Smith
    Pamela Jayne S...about 4 years ago

    26th November 2010

  • Many thanks for the Feature Pamela, very much appreciated!

    – Martin Smart

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