Image no. AK0201: Ursa Blues. Nikon D7000, Tamron 150-600mm lens @ 190mm, f/5, 1/1000 sec., ISO 800. Image specs: 4869 × 3104 7.6 MB
At 9:20 PM on August 8, 2017, I snuck up on this grizzly bear at the edge of a tidal basin in Haines, Alaska, and hid behind a large rock about 200 feet away to take this shot, hoping my downwind position wouldn’t become upwind.