A Tribute

I was saddened to hear, just a couple of days ago, of the passing of the Hallo Bay Wilderness Bear Camp owner and Naturalist, Clint Hlebechuk. I have been to the Hallo Bay camp may times and always had a wonderful time and captured thousands of images of the wonderful brown bears of Katmai NP […]

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Love Them Barnacles!

Still workin’ on capturing post-peak Perseids! Be back “live” soon. Here is a post from a few years ago showing a unique behavior of a spring cub Brown Bear. Today’s post is about a┬ábehavior that I was able to witness and photograph during one of my trips to Hallo Bay, Alaska. One day, after we […]

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Fun Friday: A Simulated Cat Nap!

Today’s “Fun Friday” post comes from Hallo Bay, Alaska, the site of yesterday’s bear fight images. As fall quickly approaches, the coastal brown bears experience “hyperphasia”, a term that defines the insatiable need for the bears to gorge on food and put on as many pounds as possible so that they can endure the upcoming […]

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Wish I Could Have a ‘Do Over’!

While editing older images over the past few days, I ran across a memory that will never elude me … a bear fight involving 4 bears! While visiting Hallo Bay (Alaska) in 2004, to photograph the coastal brown bears (grizzlies) of Alaska’s Katmai National Park, there was a sow with her 2 cubs (the cubs […]

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Fun Friday: Day Dreamin’

Just sitting here, day dreaming of some of my Alaska travels … and wishing I was back in Hallo Bay ! This image was made during one of our excursions to the beach area at Hallo Bay, Alaska. In late May/early June, everyone waits with anticipation as the brown bear sows move from their dens, […]

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Fun Friday: “Tag, You’re ‘It’!”

Today’s “Fun Friday” post comes from Hallo Bay, Alaska, during my first trip to photograph the wonderful Brown Bears in 2004. Cubs, especially first-year cubs, are always precious and wonderful to photograph. Their antics always entertain me, such as this pair that was apparently playing the game of “tag”: These cubs were born over the […]

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