Filmmaker Gordon Buchanan, while shooting a BBC documentary in Svalbard, Norway, experienced being considered as a prey worth hunting. Despite ending with no killing (the glass cage was strong enough), this must have been a real moment of stress. Some of the photos shot by Gordon are in the article published in the Daily Mail…
Polar bear (Ursus maritimus, ours polaire) Svalbard, June 2013.
Our paths crossed those of several bears (four at the end of the trip) in very different weather conditions. But it was possible to shoot some snapshots of the king of the North. Polar bear (Ursus maritimus, ours polaire) Svalbard, June 2013.
The polar bear is a fascinating animal. Marion Jonchères presents it in a photo and video documentary. L'Ours Polaire – roi de l'Arctique par mjoncheres
…for the photo/cinema gear. YouTube link
Call Al Gore, please.