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Black Bear Cub popping his head up
Cuteness

The name of this image speaks for itself, Cuteness.  There is nothing cuter than a tiny little cub of the year, and this one is no exception.

 

Jasper National Park can be a great place to photograph black bear cubs of the year as they come out to the roadside to feed on dandelions and grasses that have ripened earlier.  It is also a useful defence mechanism as often the large male black bears or grizzly bears won’t hang out where it is populated, and therefore it helps the mom keep the cubs safe.

 

In wildlife photography I’m a strong believer that getting the image has a component of luck involved, and with this image, I just got lucky.  This black bear cub just happened to pop his (or her) head up right beside where I was sitting in my car, allowing me to snap a few shots before it moved on.

 

If you are interested in purchasing this image, or any other images on my site, please contact me contact@wildelements.ca.

 

Taken: June 3, 2012

Location: Jasper National Park

Camera: Canon EOS 7D

Lens: Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS

Focal Length: 300mm

Aperture: f/3.5

ISO: 320

Exposure: 1/500

About this Image

The name of this image speaks for itself, Cuteness.  There is nothing cuter than a tiny little cub of the year, and this one is no exception.

 

Jasper National Park can be a great place to photograph black bear cubs of the year as they come out to the roadside to feed on dandelions and grasses that have ripened earlier.  It is also a useful defence mechanism as often the large male black bears or grizzly bears won’t hang out where it is populated, and therefore it helps the mom keep the cubs safe.

 

In wildlife photography I’m a strong believer that getting the image has a component of luck involved, and with this image, I just got lucky.  This black bear cub just happened to pop his (or her) head up right beside where I was sitting in my car, allowing me to snap a few shots before it moved on.

 

If you are interested in purchasing this image, or any other images on my site, please contact me contact@wildelements.ca.

 

Taken: June 3, 2012

Location: Jasper National Park

Camera Specs

Camera: Canon EOS 7D

Lens: Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS

Focal Length: 300mm

Aperture: f/3.5

ISO: 320

Exposure: 1/500