I follow Lori Robinson”s excellent blog, Saving Wild.
“Catch of the Day”, a photograph by Tom Mangelsen, is one of the most widely circulated and published wildlife photographs in history. To me, this amazing photo encapsulates the sheer patience and tenacity of photographer and brown bear alike, the ability to hold out, remain steadfast and place yourself so that you are ready to grab the right opportunity when it flies past your waiting jaws…
“It seems to me he has the same kind of reverence for the spiritual essence of the wilderness as the Native American who believes that life on Earth is sacred, a gift from the Creator,” says Tom’s dear friend and one of his greatest influences, Jane Goodall.
Read more about Tom , in the excellent blog by Lori Robinson….
His newly released book is called The Last Great Wild Places.