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For 8 days near the Mara river it was only one so dramatic crossing from the high cliff...

For 8 days near the Mara river it was only one so dramatic crossing from the high cliff...
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13 Comments | Report
Thebazile_gonzo PRO
 
Thebazile_gonzo October 10, 2015
great shot, it reminds me of a scene from the Lion King :-)
Anderl_R PRO+
 
Anderl_R April 21, 2016
Excellent capture and congrats on your award.
_3568
 
_3568 August 18, 2016
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique.
_3568
 
_3568 August 18, 2016
Divine creation, bravo to the author
Julia-Moon
Julia-Moon August 18, 2016
Thank you :)
CURUTCHET
 
CURUTCHET August 18, 2016
terrible jump
Slickteig67 PRO+
 
Slickteig67 February 04, 2017
Amazing capture ????????????????
LucyLoo PRO
 
LucyLoo March 02, 2017
SUPERB image and timing :-)
Julia-Moon
Julia-Moon March 02, 2017
Thank you!
KarineEyE
 
KarineEyE March 10, 2017
Amazing !
Julia-Moon
Julia-Moon March 10, 2017
Thank you!
sulyman
 
sulyman April 29, 2017
???? ???? ?? ?????
brandonstanford PRO
 
brandonstanford May 30, 2017
The Lion King! Reminds me of the stampede scene from the lion king for sure!
Julia-Moon
Julia-Moon May 30, 2017
:) I have another one which was actually published as a scene frome the Lion King ;) But interesting to here that that one is also from there :)
JB11
 
JB11 April 12, 2018
Nice
Alfredo_Jose
 
Alfredo_Jose June 30, 2018
Wow, great shot!
RamonZabala PRO+
 
RamonZabala November 30, 2018
One of my desired destinies . Bravo πŸ™ŒπŸ™ŒπŸ™Œ

Behind The Lens

Location
I took this photo near the Mara river, on the Tanzanian side
Time
This crossing happend in the morning, 10 a.m.
Lighting
I was lucky with place which animals chose - with the dust and high cliff. That what makes light great.
Equipment
This was Nikon 4D with Nikkor 70-200mm plus converter x2, that's it.
Inspiration
I wished to see crossing though the Mara river since i knew about that sights. That was my first time near the Mara.
Editing
Sure, i did. Some work with colours, contrast, cropping. But, honestly, when you are lucky to have crossing with the dust, it is beautiful just as it is, the post-processing is minimal.
In my camera bag
Normally in the Nature i have two cameras, zoom, wide angle and macro lenses, and everything for them: cleaners, chargers, ect. And, of course, memory cards, computer and hard drives.
Feedback
All about Nature - your luck to be at the right place in the right time. You can not predict the light. Near the Mara river, while you waiting for the crossing (usually hours) quite far from the river (you have to give wildebeests space and make them feel safe, so they shouldn't see any cars), maximum you can do - to tell your guide which side from the action you would like to be. When animals had started and you drove to the river bank, all depends on place which animals chose.

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