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Grizzly Bear Swimming in Khutzeymateen British Columbia
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This grizzly bear was photographed during my first trip into the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Sanctuary.  Going into the Khutzeymateen I really wanted to capture a picture of a grizzly swimming through the water close-by, and thankfully I wasn’t disappointed.  This guy didn’t take his eyes off of us while swimming by the zodiac as we all clicked away with our cameras.

 

Located 45km northeast of Prince Rupert, the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Sanctuary covers almost 45,000 hectares of land and was established as a park in 1994 to be a protected area for grizzly bears and their habitat. Given the remoteness of the park, and the restricted access very few people get the opportunity to visit and photograph these Grizzly’s, an experience I feel really fortunate for.

 

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

 

Taken: May 25, 2015

Location: Khutzeymateen Grizzly Sanctuary, British Columbia

Camera: Canon EOS-1D X

Lens: Canon EF100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS II

Focal Length: 400mm

Aperture: f/8

ISO: 500

Exposure: 1/500

About This Image

This grizzly bear was photographed during my first trip into the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Sanctuary.  Going into the Khutzeymateen I really wanted to capture a picture of a grizzly swimming through the water close-by, and thankfully I wasn’t disappointed.  This guy didn’t take his eyes off of us while swimming by the zodiac as we all clicked away with our cameras.

 

Located 45km northeast of Prince Rupert, the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Sanctuary covers almost 45,000 hectares of land and was established as a park in 1994 to be a protected area for grizzly bears and their habitat. Given the remoteness of the park, and the restricted access very few people get the opportunity to visit and photograph these Grizzly’s, an experience I feel really fortunate for.

 

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

 

Taken: May 25, 2015

Location: Khutzeymateen Grizzly Sanctuary, British Columbia

Camera Specs

Camera: Canon EOS-1D X

Lens: Canon EF100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS II

Focal Length: 400mm

Aperture: f/8

ISO: 500

Exposure: 1/500