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Large male lion taking a break from his buffalo meal. Londolozi Reserve, Sabi Sands, South Africa

Large male lion taking a break from his buffalo meal. Londolozi Reserve, Sabi Sands, South Africa
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9 Comments | Report
chrissy2rn
 
chrissy2rn May 21, 2014
Just found your capture in the "Africa" tags section on Viewbug. This is outstanding and a quintessential African capture. My hat is off to you!
wilford rush
 
wilford rush July 01, 2014
this is the best image I have seen of a lion face it is great
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mytmoss July 01, 2014
Wow, thank you :)
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toddcollier July 17, 2014
Incredible shot!! congrats to you
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mytmoss July 17, 2014
Wow, thank you :)
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animals August 10, 2014
wow--great photo !!
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mytmoss August 10, 2014
Thank you :)
ChixPixPhotography PRO
 
ChixPixPhotography March 29, 2015
Well, this is pretty profound. Great capture!
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mytmoss March 29, 2015
Thank you :)
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wenchemyhre August 03, 2017
Congratulations. Amazing picture ! Awesome. Well deserved.
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mytmoss August 03, 2017
Thank you :)
DJMayImages
 
DJMayImages August 03, 2017
Congrats on your challenge win. Great shot!
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mytmoss August 03, 2017
Thank you :)
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BillW March 24, 2021
Alas poor Yorick... Fantastic image!!!
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mytmoss March 24, 2021
Thanks you ! πŸ˜€
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carinakaymontgomery April 29, 2021
Yikes! Great photo
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Thanks you ! πŸ˜€
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Behind The Lens

Location
Londolozi Reserve, Sabi Sands, South Africa
Time
5PM
Lighting
Bright afternoon sun
Equipment
Canon 7D, Canon 400 DO with 1.4x, Hand held, resting on vehicle
Inspiration
The intensity of the lion along with the bloody face
Editing
I shoot in raw, so standard working contrast and and sharpening
In my camera bag
Currently I have Canon 7D, Canon 1D IV, Canon 5D III, Canon 400 DO with 1.4x, Canon 100-400 X, Canon 70-200 L II 2.8, Canon 70-300L, Canon 28-40L. Canon 17-40L, Canon 100 Macro
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