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Until the next time...

Until the next time...
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Copyright: Paul van Slooten (pvs) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 254 N: 3161] (14464)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-08-30
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Sony Alfa dSLR A700, Sony 300mm F2.8 G, Digital RAW 200
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/800 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): CeltickRanger's favorite Bear photos, Anna's Favourites 1, Full of tenderness / Pleine de tendresse [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-03-12 2:34
Viewed: 5046
Favorites: 2 [view]
Points: 38
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Today a last upload for a while as I have to go to sea again for some weeks,but will be back on TN on my returnal with I hope some actual captures from my trip if the opportunities are there.

This mother accompagnied with two cubs are photographed in the pack ice of Svalbard (I have shown them in earlier postings as well),

Hope you like the upload and see you in about 2 months from now...

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Beautiful shot, i like it. very good details and lighting.
Good work. Carme.

Hallo Paul
You are really very lucky to have the oppertunity not only to capture these animals but to see them with your own eyes. This image actually look so unreal. It is a very beautiful scene you have captured. Everything about it is very special indeed. Have a safe journey.
Best regards

Hello Paul! Wonderful scene. Amazing POV and capture. Original shot. Good luck!

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2009-03-12 3:32]

Hello Paul,
Your polar bears are amazing. I love this composition. The light is stunning and the exposure on the polar bears is perfect.
Best regards Siggi

Hej Paul,
a very fine picture of "isbjörnarna".
I like the composition and the pose of the three from behind.
The exposure are very good and so are the sharpness and details.
Well done mf,
See you when you return, have a nice and safe sailing trip

Hi Paul
Beautiful photo, amazing POV.
Best regards

Hello Paul,
this is very interesting and beautiful picture. I like composition, sharpness, elegant foreshortening.

TFS. Best regards, Leonid

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2009-03-12 4:37]

Hello Paul,
Three nice Polar Bear behinds! Well taken and presented.
I wish you bon voyage and welcome back to the Swedish spring when you return.
Thanks and all the best,

Ciao Paul,

mi piace molto questa foto, belle le varie tonalitā di bianco.


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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2009-03-12 5:42]

Prachtfoto Paul.
En een mooie symbolische als afscheid.
Behalve erg mooi ook fototechnisch erg goed.
'Behouden vaart' zeggen ze hier in Nederland.
Groet en tot ziens,

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2009-03-12 6:21]

Hi Paul
Beautiful image.Excellent composition and perfect control of the light.Amasing detail.Have a nice trip and anxious to see your next serie.
TFS Michel

hallo Paul
super genomen
zo achter elkaar aan ,dat moet net uitkomen
je heb de waas erg mooi gemaakt rondom de beren
great picture
groetjes lou

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  • Paj (130)
  • [2009-03-12 7:23]

Hello Paul,
That is really good work: frame, colours, sharpness and perfect moment. It is also fun!

Hi Paul,
A nice capture of these polar bears. See you in next two months a lot of more stunning captures. Best of Luck. Thanks a lot for sharing.

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  • wuta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 2 N: 617] (2142)
  • [2009-03-12 12:08]

haha Paul . very great composition ,this is a beautiful shot from the 3 beren .thanks en good trip . Greeting Teunie .

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  • Luis52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1175 W: 8 N: 4240] (15809)
  • [2009-03-12 16:13]

Hola Paul.
Great photo. I really like the sharpness and focus of this Polar Bears. All in white WOW.
Take care My friend, see You soon.

hello Paul

you did a very beautiful photography of this mother accompagnied
with her two cubs, very well composed with fine POV, DOF
and appropriate vertical framing, excellent sharpness and details, TFS

p.s. i wish you a good and safe travel & work on the sea

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  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 988 W: 4 N: 3277] (14761)
  • [2009-03-13 17:33]

Paul Excellent composition and wow what a scene. It looks like they are all on a mission and setting off. Ganesh

Beautiful balance. The colors are really beautiful. Nothing disturb the subject...

How did you can a such shot with such colors ???!!


What's missing in this beautiful shotbis goldilocks!
Superb work my friend!

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