One of the larger adult brown bears investigates a boat on the edge of one of the lakes image captured during the NaturesLens Majestic Brown Bears Cubs of Finland Photography Holiday

12 images of the fabulous Brown Bears & Cubs of Finland

Article written by illustrated with images contributed by .

Jean & Kevin were guests on our Majestic & Cubs of trip back in July. In this blog post, we showcase Jean's images. I love seeing the photos that our guests send us at the end of a trip, but I was especially excited to see what Jean & Kevin would send in. They are both accomplished photographers & I couldn't wait to “look through their eyes”.


I must say that Jean's photo of “Yogi” in the boat is one of the best photos I have ever seen come out of any of our Finland bears trip. It is unique, the composition is excellent & you can tell that there is a story behind the image.

Our trip to photograph Finland's Bears & Cubs is one of those trips where a variety of lens is useful. For those of you who are interested, “Yogi” in the boat was captured using the Canon EOS R combined with the Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens.


We use the purpose-built 2-person professional photography hides for this tour. In these hides, each photographer can set up two cameras – one for wide-angle & another for tight portraits. Tripods are not required, but you should remember to pack your tripod head.


I thoroughly enjoyed looking through Jean's eyes & loved the emotions her images evoked. She has a wonderful talent in capturing their personality as well as their behaviour.

They say that wildlife photography is 98% luck & I think it is fair to say that Jean is one lucky lady! Just look at this wonderful image that she got of the elusive !


Jean said that “photographing bears in Finland was an unforgettable experience. Just sitting in a hide overlooking the forest while the call of a raven or eagle echoed across the silence. And then suddenly, a bear comes into view. Just magical.”

Thanks to Jean for allowing us to share her fabulous images. We look forward to seeing you & Kevin again in October!

Photograph the Majestic Brown Bears & Cubs of Finland yourself

To photograph the Majestic Brown Bears & Cubs of Finland yourself, join Johnny, in Finland during July 2020 for a trip lasting six nights. This photography holiday is ideal for photographing brown bear, red squirrel, , & more. The NaturesLens Majestic Brown Bears & Cubs of Finland Photography Holiday is offered on a full board, shared room basis, & usually costs £1999 per participant – until September 13th 2019, there is a special offer reducing the price to £1799 available.


All the details of the Majestic Brown Bears & Cubs of Finland Photography Holiday are available on the dedicated event page.

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