"Polar Bear Water Polo"

© Jeffrey R. Bange

"Polar Bear Water Polo"

Jack Gaskin August 05, 2012

How'd you manage this w/o all the splash when it breaks the surface ??? Or has he changed the routine ?
Love the concentration in his eyes

Great Shooting

Jack #1478817

Rudi Reiner level-classic August 05, 2012

What a fun pic, nice timing! #10263501

Jeffrey R. Bange August 05, 2012

Thank you both for your kind comments. Jack, he actually had thrown the ball up it the air that's why there was no splash. #10263507

Jeffrey R. Bange August 05, 2012

Thank you Sabrina. #10263515

Michelle Alton August 05, 2012

Well, that's ONE thing we don't often see them doing in the Arctic. #10263931

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict August 05, 2012

Wonderful image, Jeff, great timing, comp, colors, lighting, focus, and subject!

Debby #10264258

Terry Cervi level-classic August 05, 2012

Looks like he's having fun, Jeffrey. A terrific capture!! #10264334

Kathy Salerni level-classic August 07, 2012

Great title for the Polar Bear Olympics, Jeff! Wonderful timing and clarity! #10267064

Jeffrey R. Bange August 08, 2012

Thank you Sabrina, Michelle, Debby and Kathy for your kind comments, I appreciate each one of them. #10268227

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe August 10, 2012

Aw what a playful image. We all need a little playtime. #10271119

Terry Cervi level-classic September 24, 2012

Fantastic timing, Jeffrey! Congrats on your finalist! #10336928

Jack Gaskin September 24, 2012

Congrats MY FRIEND you owe him a Salmon ;O)

Jack #10337230

September 24, 2012

Good catch - great timing! #10337513

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict September 24, 2012

Superb capture, Jeff and a judges response as well!!!

Congrats on your finalist! Best wishes for the next round!
Debby #10337825

Kathy Salerni level-classic September 24, 2012

Huge congrats on your well deserved Finalist, Jeff! Good luck in the next round! #10338139

Rudi Reiner level-classic September 24, 2012

Congradulations, a great shot! #10338908

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe September 24, 2012

Timing is everything and this is an excellent catch. Congrats on your finalist award Jeffrey. #10339404

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 25, 2012

What a great finalist, and sooo well deserved Jeffery!

jo ann c. #10340339

Patrick Rouzes level-classic September 25, 2012

Big congrats,Jeff! Good luck! #10340578

Merna L. Nobile September 30, 2012

I heard the good news…and could not be happier for you! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna

Jeffrey R. Bange October 01, 2012

Thank you all for your kind words and well wishes as they are truly appreciated. #10349764

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Picture was taken at the Bronx Zoo in New York.

Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: 6.3
Focal Length: 110mm
ISO Speed: 250

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/800 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 110.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on August 05, 2012

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