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Bare to the Bone
Photograph by Yva Momatiuk and John Eastcott

Within 24 hours, several bears converged on the carcass, one after another, with mixed results. One young grizzly was chased away by the wolves, while another (above) skillfully managed to fend off the pack and then feast on the ever diminishing pile of meat and bones. 

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon EOS 3
Film Type: Fujichrome Provia 100
Lens: 600mm f/4
Speed and F-Stop: Unrecorded
Weather Conditions: Dark and overcast
Time of Day: Afternoon
Lighting Techniques: Natural light
Special Equpment or Comments: We used a tele-extender, which is used with a fixed lens to multiply its focal length. The film was push processed. 


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