In October each year, the grizzly bears of Chilcotin gorge themselves on salmon in preparation for their winter hibernation. I photographed this bear as it splashed its claws into the water to catch a fish.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | December 20
Award Score:72.5 (Value 13.5, Clarity 13.5, Composition 18.5, Style 13, Skill 14)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Wildlife Photography
Photograph Location: Chilcotin, British Columbia | Canada
Photographer: Claudio Bacinello (Thornhill, Canada) Registered
Born in Italy, Claudio now lives in Thornhill, Canada where he exercises his passion for photography. Over a career spanning three decades Claudio has delved into a number of photographic disciplines including: weddings, portraits, product, corporate and stock. His current focus is on travel, wildlife, nature and adding to his extensive stock library. He continues to travel the world in search of subjects and stories with a particular affection for Africa and South America. His work has been published globally and, in addition, is available as fine art images for private and corporate décor.