Fresh Clams … Yum!




In yesterday’s post (“Bears on the Beach”), I spoke of the clamming activities that the brown bears of Hallo Bay (Alaska) participate in, during low tides. Today’s post includes a couple of images of brown bears as they clammed the shores of Hallo Bay: Watching a brown bear locate and dig up the razor clams […]

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Bears on the Beach




From my Alaska travels, here are a couple of images of Brown Bears (Ursus arctos) cruising the beaches of Hallo Bay: Why do they travel on the beaches? One reason is that often they are looking for a good place for some low-tide clamming for razor clams. In other instances, they are likely using the […]

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2014 Nature Calendar Now Available




Just in time for the holidays, I now have my 2014 Nature Calendars available for purchase on my website. The theme for this year’s calendar is “Our National Parks”, and contains images from 6 of our best known National Parks. Here are a few images from the calendar: Calendar Cover, “Oxbow Bend (Grand Teton NP) […]

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Get A Leg Up




Now, don’t you just want to take this little guy home with you? :o) I photographed this young Brown Bear cub a few years ago during a photography trip to Alaska’s Hallo Bay Bear Camp (Katmai National Park). This young cub’s mom, and a sibling, were beachcombing at low tide, clamming for razor clams. While […]

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New DisneyFilm … A Closer Look




If you saw the preview of the new DisneyFilm bear movie that I posted the other day (“Grab Some Popcorn …”), I’d like to go behind the scenes and share some images and stories of my visit to Hallo Bay Bear Camp, where the new movie is being made. As I mentioned, I was photographing […]

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Get the Popcorn Out … A Sneak Preview!




As you may know, I love to head north to Alaska. And my usual subject is the big, coastal brown bears of Hallo Bay. Late last summer, I was able to spend 6 days at the Hallo Bay camp, photographing the wonderful brown bears here. But what I hadn’t mentioned, was the fact that I […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day!




Brown Bear Courtship     HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!!!  

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Sleepy Time Bears




(This post originally published in October 2010) As I was reviewing images for yesterday’s post of the Brown Bear fight, I ran into a couple of interesting images from that trip to Hallo Bay Wilderness Camp. When the sows with cubs are feeding on fish in the fall, they often will take a nap during […]

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When Bears Get Grumpy




(This post originally published in October 2010) Reaching back into the archives, I found these images that tell a really neat story. These images were taken in September 2004 during my first visit to Hallo Bay Wilderness Camp (Alaska), where I spent a week in the camp and photographed beautiful brown bears (coastal grizzlies) everyday. […]

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Fun Friday: Hyperphagia Revisited




(This post originally published in September 2010) You may be asking, “What is Hyperphagia?”. Well, this is a technical term that is used to describe the feeding frenzy of bears as they prepare for hibernation. As the time draws near to den for the winter, they get an insatiable desire to eat everything they can […]

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