Wild Revelation Outdoors, Joseph Classen

How to Photograph Bears

Join photographer, author, and Alaskan guide Joseph Classen as he explores the topic of photographing one of nature’s most feared and fascinating creatures: bears! How to Photograph Bears takes photographers and nature enthusiasts on the adventure of a lifetime. Classen, along with contributing author and world renowned bear expert, Dr. Larry Van Daele, set the stage by first taking a fascinating look at the mystique of the bear and its cultural significance, which dates all the way back to the days of the Neanderthals. Next, readers will learn to separate fact from fiction while discovering the biological characteristics of bears and the extremely important safety precautions that apply to both the animals themselves and their habitats. 

After gaining a balanced, positive understanding about bears and bear safety, Classen then shares some of his most unforgettable bear photographs, the stories behind them, and most importantly, a wealth of information about how one can safely and respectfully capture beautiful images of these magnificent beasts. Whether one is heading out to the remote wilderness for the bear photo-safari of a lifetime, or simply spending a day at a nature preserve or zoo, How to Photograph Bears – The Beauty of the Beast, is sure to inspire, educate, and entertain bear lovers worldwide!