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I found these bears on a trip to Alaska last year. If you ever get the chance to go, driving is the only way, I've done it four times. I went this time up the Alcan and back down the Cassiar Hwy, both ways are beautiful. Unfortunatelly I went in May and the moose and caribou didn't have antlers back yet. But then in the fall, there would have been no bear cubs.

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Nice pics Don, I really like the last one Thumbs up

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That bear looks really close

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Great pic Don ,, What make and modle of camera do you use ??? . What zoom power is it . I'm looking at a 10 X optical Fuji

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The camera is a Nikon D70. The lenses I use for wilflife are either a 70-300 sigma or a 170-500 sigma. I'm reaching a point where I think there are a lot more good lenses out there than most people want to admit. My sigma lenses are not built as well as the better nikons but they cost way less and to my eyes, take just as good photos

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I'm just a gerrnhorn at this camera stuff . Nikon is supposed to be some of the best I hear . Hammer is pretty good at the camera stuff ,, so maybe I can pick his brain from time to time ....LOL .I installed a free program to work with the pics like cropping and resizing . You can do a lot of stuff with it . even can put the border around the pics . It's called FastStone Image Viewer 3.0 The closest image was cropped and resized and the other wasn't . They were taken with a Canon Power Shot 530 4X optical

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I use the Power Shot A520 for my wildlife pics. It has the 4X Optical and actually takes fairly decent pics with the digital zoom to 14X.

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There is a lot of deer hanging the fields that are just a little too far for the 4 X . I took the pics of the trapline that I posted with the 4 X optical and they looked good . I see a lot of wildlife that is just too far for the 4X . The 10 X will be good for what I want . I find that the Digital zoom isn't as clear as the optical

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I love your bear photos Don, they're really wonderful! That's one animal I haven't managed to get decent photos of. Need to get out into some bear country and work at it. All I have are photos from quite a distance, no closeups. Guess I better learn to get closer or get a much longer lens! lol

Thanks for sharing! Big smile

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