2020 / Nature / Wildlife

In The Willow

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    Dorota Senechal

Polar bears are usually photographed on the pack-ice. In North Manitoba, I went to photograph them when they emerged from their dens for the very first time with their cubs. This is the rare opportunity to see polar bears in different environment, among willow trees. Conditions of photography were as difficult for the materiel as for the photographer, with temperatures reaching extreme cold - 57° Celsius.

Polish-American, living now in France, multi-awarded in different international photography contests. Professionnal wildlife photographer and great traveler, I am travelling all over the world with my husband, trying to capture the wonders and the beauties, but also the fragility of our Planet. In nature, and specially in arctic and cold places, this is where I like to be, and this is where I can express my creativity. Each reportage is always beginning by a careful preparation and study of the species to photograph, their behaviors and places to explore. This is when the dream begins ...