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The great grizzly by Alan Mattison

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taken in a large bear park in Denmark, where a series of bridges cross the terrain providing fence and bar free viewing.The bears live under very natural conditions including underground homes for hibernating.

taken with aNikon D700 and a nikon300mm lens with a 17mm tc (510mm)
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9 Rb features & 2 challenge wins

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bear, brown bear, grizzly, wildlife


  • Lois  Bryan
    Lois Bryanover 4 years ago

    WOW!!!! Alan!!!!! WAAAAY tooo close!!! BACK UP, buddy, BACK UP!!! LOL!!!! But it sure makes for a fantabulous picture!!!!!!

  • too close Lois!! with a 510mm lens I was about ½ mile away!!!!!!!! I see you too, enjoy taking bear shots!! thanks ever so much Lois!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • paulbeattie
    paulbeattieover 4 years ago

    Superb catch, stunning

  • thank you very much Paul!

    – Alan Mattison

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 4 years ago

  • Lisawv
    Lisawvover 4 years ago

    Awesome capture, terrific details. Great expression captured.

  • glad it pleases you Lisa! thank you

    – Alan Mattison

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 4 years ago

    Awesome closeup, Alan! Great clarity and detail.

  • thanks Dottie, much obliged!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • EagleHunter
    EagleHunterover 4 years ago

    Awesome closeup!!

  • thanks EH!!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • HannahT
    HannahTover 4 years ago

    This certainly is a stunning shot; the composition works perfectly, along with everything else like texture, detail, background and colour – basically I’m trying to say ‘I love this shot!!’ :)

  • It’s comments such as yours that makes life on RB worthwhile!!!!!!!!
    thank you sooo much!

    – Alan Mattison

  • Ann J. Sagel
    Ann J. Sagelover 4 years ago

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanover 4 years ago

    excellent image !!

  • thank you Jenny!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • 1Nino
    1Ninoover 4 years ago


  • THANKS!!! Anthony

    – Alan Mattison

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