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The Man in the Maze™ on August 24, 2011

A young male black bear, soon after this shot he begun to sprint....fortunately it was in the opposite direction.....this is why the picture is not a great quality both me and the bear were moving ..........{{{{{{fast!

diego_cue on August 24, 2011

hehehe good capture while running then:D

Best regards, diego

The Man in the Maze™ on August 24, 2011

Thank you amigo, :D yes, considering I was beginning to be worried the pic isn't too bad! ha ha aha aha

Art Brown on August 26, 2011

Very good picture considering the circumstances. I don't know if I would have even remembered to use my camera (except maybe in self defense!).

The Man in the Maze™ on August 26, 2011

Thank you Art! ....self defense..??....hmm...the fact is that with them you cannot even be safe on a tree beause they can climb much better than us!

Art Brown on August 27, 2011

Well, if a bear was coming at me and the only thing I had in my hands was a camera, I'd probably try to hit the bear with it. Yes, black bears are very good tree climbers, and hitting them with a camera would probably just annoy them and break the camera.

The Man in the Maze™ on August 27, 2011

hehe hehe you are right!

André Bonacin on August 28, 2011

Oops...

Roger31600 on August 28, 2011

like 1

pat'lung on August 29, 2011

Oh ... it's taking a very hard shot. In such a scenario. If it was me ,I would run away before:))

The Man in the Maze™ on August 30, 2011

ho noo! if you run away it's more dangerous! Thank you Roger31600 to you too, I am glad to receive your encouragement!

Aurunci on August 31, 2011

OMG!!!! Sembra alquanto nervosetto!!! Affamato???

The Man in the Maze™ on September 1, 2011

...mmm...non saprei....nel dubbio ero pronto a ritornare in auto....sperando di essere veloce abbastanza...hah aha aha aha ah

peargrin on September 6, 2011

A black bear at 59.90mm???? That's a heart stopper! Congrats on being able to capture the moment without shaking your camera to pieces! :D Cheers, pear

The Man in the Maze™ on September 8, 2011

....well,...to be honest....a bit of shaking occurred when he started to speed up....fortunately he did not change direction....and went the other way!

kleiner waldschrat on March 6

What an interesting, but also dangerous situation! The bad thing is that one of these good climbers do not need try only to climb a tree. I would not come up anyway :-(! Like this successful shot!

yes they are excellent climbers and certainly faster than us, this one begun to run very fast, fortunately not in our direction!


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Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 22, 2011
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by The Man in the Maze™
    • Camera: NIKON COOLPIX P90
    • Taken on 2010/07/10 22:12:59
    • Exposure: 0.013s
    • Focal Length: 59.90mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO64
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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