Sharing moments in time…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Relax


When I saw the subject of this week’s challenge, I thought of many photos but ended up choosing this one from a 2012 trip to Alaska.  We had just landed and set up camp for a week with the Brown Bears in the Katmai.  We took a short walk from our camp and watched as some of the bears grazed in the field.  We eventually followed this bear as he made his way to the stream, plopped down, and immediately dozed off.  He didn’t seem to mind at all that the 5 of us were nearby clicking away with our cameras – He was much too relaxed to care…

let sleeping bears lie....

let sleeping bears lie….

9 responses

  1. That is amazing:) Don’t think I have ever seen a bear this relaxed!

    December 5, 2016 at 12:21 pm

  2. Wonderful photo!

    December 5, 2016 at 1:43 pm

  3. Linda Hoffmann

    Glad he wasn’t feeling carnivorous!

    Linda

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    December 5, 2016 at 2:10 pm

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  5. I hope to get to Katmai someday. It looks like a magical place. 🙂

    December 6, 2016 at 10:31 am

  6. VERY relaxed. And a great photo, with the bear’s reflection in the water.

    December 6, 2016 at 12:40 pm

    • Margaret – Its always nice when your model cooperates…..

      December 9, 2016 at 2:29 pm

  7. That is one great shot!!!!

    December 7, 2016 at 5:05 am

    • Thanks Nora – that was one mellow Bear (at least for a while)…

      December 9, 2016 at 2:26 pm

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