Posts Tagged ‘Svalbard’

Comments Off on Polar Bear Mating : A Chance of a Lifetime

(A large male polar bear attempts to mate with a female in Svalbard, Norway. (Photo courtesy of Paul Nicklen)) For 15 years I had been hoping to witness this moment. As a wildlife biologist and photographer for National Geographic, I have spent countless hours observing polar bears hunting, catching seals, nursing cubs, and sparring with […]

Comments Off on Photo of Tranquil Waters, Svalbard

(Photograph by Cotton Coulson) National Geographic – Even in the middle of the day, you can take compelling photos when the right photographic elements come together. Here, in Svalbard, Norway, the wind sometimes dies down and the fjords become like a mirror reflection of the sky. Normally I like to shoot during the early and […]