TIFA 2023 Nature / Wildlife

Sleeping Time

  • Prize
    Bronze in Nature/Wildlife
  • Photographer
    Dorota Senechal
  • Agency / Studio
    Bdk Photography
  • Technical Info
    1/5000 ; Iso 1250 ; F 5.6 ; Cropped Sensor D500 + 400mm Lens
  • Photo Date
    February 27th, 2017

In North Manitoba in winter, I witnessed the Mom Polar Bear emerging from her den with 2 young cubs, discovering the world for the very first time. Photography taken in extreme cold and challenging conditions (-57° Celsius)

Polish-American, living now in France, multi-awarded in different international photography contests. Professionnal wildlife photographer and great traveler, I am travelling all over the world with my husband, trying to capture the wonders and the beauties, but also the fragility of our Planet. In nature, and specially in arctic and cold places, this is where I like to be, and this is where I can express my creativity. Each reportage is always beginning by a careful preparation and study of the species to photograph, their behaviors and places to explore. This is when the dream begins ...