20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Bear on a Stroll

Shooting the sunset of Denali, I thought I saw traffic stopped a half mile up the road. When I focused in, I saw a grizzly bear leading the cars toward me. I scrambled to find a position to take the shot and to find safety, as the bear was headed right toward me.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Alaska, United States of America
Camera: ILCE-7M3
Copyright: © Geoffrey Prior