Can't you help a little? by Owed to Nature

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Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) at Cape Churchill, Wapusk National Park, Manitoba, Canada
He looks up to us out of curiosity but the message in his eyes is clear…

For simple, everyday tips on How to Live Greener and help renew a promise to the future of the polar bear, please visit Polar Bears International website.

I’m donating 50% of profits from all sales of my Cape Churchill images to Polar Bears International.

Canon EOS 300D (the original Digital Rebel)
Canon EF75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 IS USM lens

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Bears of the World February 7 2012

During an unexpected chance to experience Africa, a seed was planted. Nurtured by subsequent forays into wild places, this photographer was born.

Jacques Cousteau said “People protect what they love.” And we’ve all heard that “A picture is worth a thousand words.” So, enough with this. My photography says the rest. Thanks for listening.

Sylvia J. Zarco
aka Owed to Nature

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  • Sean Jansen
    Sean Jansenover 3 years ago

    This looks adorable…….awesome capture !!

  • Thank you Sean! A privilege for me to see him and now to share his expressive countenance. Glad to have you enjoy and fave him too. ;-)

    – Owed to Nature

  • lynn carter
    lynn carterover 3 years ago

    wonderful, such beautiful animals xx

  • They are beautiful creatures whose wonder can’t be contained in an image. But, until I can see them in person again, it is fun trying. ;-) Many thanks Lynn!

    – Owed to Nature

  • zumi
    zumiover 3 years ago

    wonderful capture!

  • Thank you so much Zumi! …Sylvia

    – Owed to Nature

  • Damienne Bingham
    Damienne Binghamover 3 years ago

    Oh this is just superb! What a magic image to have captured – I bet you are proud of this one! Fantastic stuff as always Sylvia!

  • Oh, just thrilled you like this one Damienne. What can I say, you inspired me to delve more into Photoshop. It’s so easy to get carried away or into something I know absolutely nothing about. But fun to experiment and rewarding when I get a treatment I feel compliments my memory… Or at least until I take a second look and start tweaking again! ;-)

    – Owed to Nature

  • AJM Photography
    AJM Photographyover 3 years ago

    A lovely photo, but such a forlorn look in his eyes…

  • Thank You! Yes, they have the most expressive eyes I’ve ever looked into. And what their eyes say shall eternally tug at my heart. Nice to hear they speak to you too John. …Sylvia

    – Owed to Nature

  • john forrant
    john forrantover 3 years ago

    Very nice. a fave

  • Thank you very much John. Always appreciate your generous comments and fave! ;-) …Sylvia

    – Owed to Nature

  • Poete100
    Poete100over 3 years ago

    Your photography is so recognizable and that’s a compliment!!! Lorraine

  • That’s the nicest thing to say! Were you reading my mind? I was just lamenting to myself that I get all over the place and should better focus and identify a “style” in my work. Then here comes your compliment and puts a huge smile on my face! What a lovely and generous soul you are My Friend! ;-) MANY THANKS always Lorraine!

    – Owed to Nature

  • Jan Fijolek
    Jan Fijolekover 3 years ago

    It is a beautiful portrait of this magnificent animal Sylvia. I hope to see them in November during my trip to Antarctica ;)

  • Thank you so much Jan. I’m so envious you’re going to Antarctica! Very much hope I can someday so in the meantime will look forward to the stunning images you will return with. And beautiful as I know they will be, i know you won’t see bears as they stick to the north Arctic. But you’ll get penguins which we don’t in the north. And you’ll really make me jealous if you get to see Emperor Penguins! They utterly captivate my imagination… I know you’ll have a great journey so please keep us posted! …Sylvia

    – Owed to Nature

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteover 3 years ago

    Awesome capture love it .

  • Thank You Julie. Very much appreciate your comments and fave! …Sylvia

    – Owed to Nature

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 3 years ago

    2 October 2011 – 1 image per day

    Great close up!

  • Many Thanks Konstantinos!

    – Owed to Nature

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