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Thursday, October 8, 2009

Wild Bear in Alaska

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More photographs from
my sister in Alaska ...
RV traveling

Originals sent by my sister
then 'tweaked' and collaged by me

These mosaics look
much the same until you click
to 'embiggen' them

Poster Edges

Accented Edges, Darkened

Watercolor Filter, Lightened

Click to embiggen for better viewing ...
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"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul." John Muir


Carolyn Ford said...

Now...those ARE critters! Amazing wildlife and beautiful captures and mosaic!

Tracie Nall said...

Wow!! I love those bear pictures, they are amazing!!!!

Happy TT!

Mary said...

Beautiful photos. I've always wanted to visit Alaska and now I'm seeing some of it through your sister's photos.

Hope all is well with you. I haven't been able to visit for a while. Hubby had a mini stroke and it was hospital visits and now all kinds of appointments.


Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Hi -- I think I've read on a couple of your other blogs; this one is new. And lovely. Thanks for visiting mine and leaving the pathway to yours!!

P.S. I love the word "embiggen".

Thanks for sharing.

Alice Audrey said...

Wow, she got pretty close to that bear.

Joe Todd said...

Great photos. My wife loves bears and will really enjoy the photos

Janie said...

Great bear shots! What a pleasurable and rare experience to see them in the wild.

Janice said...

That is sooo cool! So which collage style do you like the best? They're all so nice!

Betsy Banks Adams said...

Hi, My son spent some time in Alaska--and I have some great photos of the wildlife up there --including the bears.

Your collages are great.

eileeninmd said...

Bears are my favorite critters. what an awesome sighting you had, I wish I could have been there too. Wonderful photos and collages, thanks for shairng.

Mom Knows Everything said...

What a wild critter! Great collage! :o)

i beati said...

excellent bear pics before hibernation haha

Misty DawnS said...

WOW!!!!!! Those are awesome shots! I bet it was an awesome experience too!

Dianne said...

I love the shot of his face, his snout (I hope that's what it's called)

Carletta said...

I've seen bear in the Smokey Mts. three times with never great shots like this. :)
Love your processing as always!

Carletta’s Captures.

Pamela said...

the best photo is when he's heading the other direction. bwaa haa ha

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Hi. 'tis me again. Thank you for your comment on our blog (states where we've stayed page); the link did show up within your comment. Typepad isn't always as compatible with other blog formats as I'd like it to be, but I started out with it and am too lazy (thus far) to figure out anything new.

It was good to know how much your sister and b-i-l enjoy their travels in a (really) small space. I think we will too.
I'm glad they share their pix with you so you can share them with us.

Thanks again for all your lovely blogs.

Sarah said...

Love these bear photos. It would be great to see one so close!

Carrie said...

Those are big critters, I would have to stay away from them.

We love Luna said...

wow These collages are really a piece of art!
Wonderful critter!
Happy camera critters, purrs and always love

Calico Crazy said...

They are so much more imposing in a natural setting. I'm just loving all the photos from Alaska.

Calico Contemplations

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

ST: Fun visit with the Black Bear in the wilds of Alaska, thanks for sharing.

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