Standing (and Dripping) Brown Bear

This mama bear was standing to get a better angle on any possible fish to pounce on. It seemed as if gallons of water continued to pour out of her paws as she stood there looking around. This is another one that I had the camera down on the ground giving this large bear and even more imposing stature.
Nikon D500 with Nikkor 200-400mm lens (at 330mm) ISO 1600, f/4 at 1/1600th of a second

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  1. Sue October 11, 2017 at 11:28 pm #


  2. Michael October 11, 2017 at 11:50 pm #

    That is one of your more stunning photographs, a perfect 1/1600th of a second.

    • Sean Crane October 12, 2017 at 11:26 am #

      Thanks Michael. The bears do make it easy. Lots of personality to capture.

  3. Peter Butterfield October 12, 2017 at 7:46 am #

    —– The wet and furryous
    —– Alaskan thrill ride soon at
    —– Theater near you .

  4. Alan October 12, 2017 at 9:15 am #

    This (and every other brown bear shot you’ve posted from this Alaska trip) is amazing! the ground level POV is perfect and the detail is incredible!

    • Sean Crane October 12, 2017 at 11:29 am #

      Thanks Alan, I do love getting low as long as the animals allow it.

  5. Shardae October 12, 2017 at 10:44 am #


  6. GH October 12, 2017 at 10:55 am #

    That one is definitely a WOW.

  7. Susan Rubeo October 12, 2017 at 2:44 pm #

    She is a big girl at that angle Sean you did a great job but Stay Safe. First!