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The LUMIX People's Choice Award

Valeriy Maleev, Russia

Winter's tale

Valeriy encountered this Pallas’s cat while it was out hunting in the Mongolian grasslands – it was -42°C (-44°F) on that frosty day, but the fairy tale scene cancelled out the cold. Pallas's cats are no bigger than a domestic cat and they stalk small rodents, birds and occasionally insects.

Technical specification

Nikon D4 + 80-400mm lens; 1/1000 sec at f7.1; ISO 1250.


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