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The Great King of Tanzania

The Great King of Tanzania
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Contender in the Visual Poetry Project
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28 Comments | Report
mttomimages
 
mttomimages May 31, 2019
Stunning image! I voted for it. I hope you win the contest!
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francescabullet May 31, 2019
Many thanks. I am honored for your vote. Take a look at my other photos, maybe you will find others that you like
Jeta1websandpix
 
Jeta1websandpix June 25, 2019
Incredible shot!
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francescabullet September 29, 2020
Thank you so much ๐ŸŒน
photographybug
 
photographybug September 10, 2019
Truly a king!!!! Beautiful!!!!!!!!
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francescabullet September 29, 2020
Thank you so much
humble
 
humble December 14, 2019
Exactly how I often feel! Compliments on captureยจ
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francescabullet September 29, 2020
Really? Thank you so much
RSeanC Platinum
 
RSeanC September 08, 2020
Absolutely fantastic
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francescabullet September 29, 2020
Thank you so much ๐Ÿ˜Š
tysonator
 
tysonator September 09, 2020
wonderful image, great composition
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francescabullet September 29, 2020
I'm honored, Thank you so much ๐Ÿ˜Š
Trudie
 
Trudie September 09, 2020
Awesome! Congrats on the winnings, Francesca ...;)
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francescabullet September 29, 2020
Thank you so much ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŒบ
balantaylorp
 
balantaylorp September 09, 2020
Brave shot. You and lion who brave
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francescabullet September 29, 2020
Thank you so much ๐Ÿ˜Š
DebbieKMiller81 Platinum
 
DebbieKMiller81 September 09, 2020
This is a beautiful picture.
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francescabullet September 29, 2020
Thank you so much ๐Ÿ˜Š
Hazestead
 
Hazestead September 10, 2020
Congratulations on your win, fantastic photography ๐Ÿ˜€
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francescabullet September 29, 2020
Thank you so much ๐Ÿ˜Š
texaaronpueschel Platinum
 
texaaronpueschel September 12, 2020
The is one gets the Lion KingAward because I think it is that good.
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francescabullet September 29, 2020
Thank you so much ๐Ÿ˜Š
Natural17 PRO
 
Natural17 September 26, 2020
Very nice capture!
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francescabullet September 29, 2020
Thank you so much ๐Ÿ˜Š
Cheever2
 
Cheever2 September 28, 2020
Youโ€™ve caught his Majesty! Best Photo Iโ€™ve seen of Lion.
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francescabullet September 29, 2020
I'm honored, Thank you so much ๐Ÿ˜Š
MommyDearest PRO
 
MommyDearest October 05, 2020
WOW!!! I agree this is the best shot of a lion Iโ€™ve ever seen๐Ÿ‘
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francescabullet October 11, 2020
Thank you so much ๐Ÿ˜Š
tiina
 
tiina December 29, 2020
Wonderful picture and so is the lion
RickL PRO+
 
RickL December 31, 2020
A stunning photograph,he looks like he is facing the winds of life, head on! Well done
nataliecolton_5992
 
nataliecolton_5992 January 09, 2021
Majestic Boss
Hood PRO+
 
Hood February 20, 2021
This is amazing!!
amartaylor
 
amartaylor March 13, 2021
This is such an epic capture! We live in such a beautiful world!
hamidreza.hd
 
hamidreza.hd April 05, 2021
Wow amazing
amanciocouto_0073
 
amanciocouto_0073 April 15, 2021
Excellent shot!...
Arzhtatiana
 
Arzhtatiana April 17, 2021
A great shot!
lisagallant
 
lisagallant June 20, 2021
Great picture!!😊
ronjudyluv2travel Platinum
 
ronjudyluv2travel July 09, 2021
Amazing capture! Congratulations!
gnome Ultimate
 
gnome December 03, 2021
That's simply amazing Francesca.
Kunstschuss Platinum
 
Kunstschuss May 24, 2022
Wow! What a great image!! Congrats
davidbeebe_7082
 
davidbeebe_7082 August 27, 2022
What an awesome capture, great composition and detail. Well done.
mhsmith1122 Platinum
 
mhsmith1122 Jul 29
Bellisima
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grazie mille ๐Ÿ˜Š
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Behind The Lens

Location
The photo was taken in Tanzania, at the Serengeti National Park
Time
It was June, winter in Tanzania. The rainy weather was almost over but the sky was still full of clouds. The sunset and the sky was beautiful, with colors that emphasized the African warmth
Lighting
I used the real light without changing it because it makes true the sense of magnificence and majesty of this wonderful landscape and the colors of savannah, rock and lion. I wanted to convey the sense of peace that was there and the natural warm light helps my goal
Equipment
This was shot on a Nikon Coolpix B700, in Raw format, f/5.6, iso 360, 1/250 sec
Inspiration
I wanted to represent the perfection of the king, showing his extreme beauty and his wild nature. Her profile allowed me to capture all the details of her face and her flowing mane, which thanks to the colors of the sunset, results vivid and golden. This scene reminded me the Disney movie and that's why I called it "The Lion King"
Editing
I worked with Lightroom for post production, improving the colors of the rock and the lion, to which I increased the brightness. On the toner curve I lowered the dark colors and enhanced the lights, increasing the contrast of the landscape and the definition was improved by increasing the sharpness
In my camera bag
I always have my Canon 5d IV with me and I use a Tamron 28-300 lens when I can not change the lens, a CANON EF 17-35mm f2,8 series L for landscape photos and photos at night, a 100-400 zoom with 2x extension, when I need to photograph far away, a 12mm f/2.8 ED AS IF NCS UMC Fisheye Lens. I also uses UV filters or degrading filters when needed
Feedback
As a naturalist photographer, my advice is to keep the photo as faithful as possible to reality without exceeding in post production or using filters that can alter its value and natural beauty. A good shot is good the moment the photo is taken. I often see improper use of filters that modify beautiful landscapes, making them unreal

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