This is as kitsch a bear as it gets. Ok, I played around with saturation and such, but it's no photomanipulation. Real ice, real sky and, most importantly, real *wild* polar bear in its actual habitat (i.e. no zoo or something...). Svalbard, Aug. 2009.
Other polar bears from the same trip:
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