Hunting season in Kamchatka

A brown bear with its salmon catch.

The rest house in Kuril lake where the photographers stayed.

Skinning the salmon is done quickly and efficiently.

It looked as if the bear was striking a pose for the camera.

The expert hunter at work.

The dormant Elinskoye volcanoe, a spectacular view from the rest house.

The Steller's gull with a brown bear.

A brown bear against the icy cold landscape.

The Slender-billed gull at the lake.

Hunting for salmon in shallow water.

Salmon after spawning in the Kuril lake.

Salmon after spawning in the Kuril lake.

In its habitat on the shores of the lake.

A bear cub on a tree.

Standing on a tree and scrutinising the water below for fish.

The hunter on the move...

Kuril lake with a lush green hill in the background.

Constantine (left) with Shefiq Basheer Ahammed.

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A brown bear with its salmon catch.
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