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Looking Over His Mamas Shoulder
05-JUL-2005 copyright Elizabeth Bickel

Looking Over His Mama's Shoulder

hand held, quick shot

Any and/or all usage or copying of this image, without express written permission from the photographer, is prohibited by law. Copyright 2005, Elizabeth Bickel. All Rights Reserved.

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waterfalls man20-Nov-2009 02:26
Beautiful Capture V!!
Bill Paige28-Aug-2007 11:11
Great shot, voted
Gérard Koehl03-Mar-2007 07:15
Fantastique, je crois bien que c'est ma préféré... Vote
Kevin Sargent18-Feb-2007 04:23
Peter Stahl18-Feb-2007 03:04
With mom there i won't have got as close as you did. Nice capture Liz!!
NealyBob18-Feb-2007 02:39
Great shot~! You must be a brave photographer! v
Ron Horn18-Feb-2007 00:28
Great shot Liz. v.
akleja17-Feb-2007 19:45
Great shot!
Arno Meintjes Wildlife17-Feb-2007 19:38
Nice shot.
Olaf Herrig17-Feb-2007 16:01
A wonderful photo shot!
Tom Munson17-Feb-2007 15:59
Triffic image liz. Brooks is a great place. V
estralita17-Feb-2007 14:43
I love this shot! vote
marie-jose wolff17-Feb-2007 14:24
beautiful capture!
Gérard Koehl17-Feb-2007 10:38
Wow... en plus au 70mm, je suis impressionné. Big vote
lou_rozensteins17-Feb-2007 09:43
Great shot! He looks curious about you.
flowsnow17-Feb-2007 08:38
Well captured Liz! V
QUERIDO17-Feb-2007 07:54
very nice shot,vote
Eric Carrère17-Feb-2007 07:20
Beautiful photo Liz :o)
Old Sam Peabody17-Feb-2007 07:06
Great shot!
Dan Ng17-Feb-2007 05:12
Wow...what an encounter! What did they do after you snapped the picture? Thanks for sharing.
Liz Bickel17-Feb-2007 04:59
I agree. The trail to Brooks Falls is a Grizzly Bear - as well as human - trail.

So the question is not "if" you'll encounter bears on the trail. It is "when" and "how" close. The rule is that if a bear is on the trail, the human takes a detour into the woods. Of course, you have to check out the woods to make sure there are not more bears in the direction of your detour.

Every single time I took the trail to the Falls, I was forced to take a detour into the woods. That's just the way things go at Brooks. This was one of those occasions. I didn't stop to take a better photo of mom and baby together. I kept moving to put distance between me and the bears. Liz
Bryan Murahashi17-Feb-2007 04:12
Cute shot.
70 mm is way too close;-)
Kim17-Feb-2007 03:15
Beautiful catch!
soulis17-Feb-2007 02:59
Excellent catch and work. Voted.