WPY 2019

Photograph Details

Highly Commended 2019

Special Award: LUMIX People's Choice Award

Martin Buzora, Canada

The surrogate mother

Elias Mugambi is a ranger at Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in northern Kenya. He often spends weeks away from his family caring for orphaned black rhinos like Kitui here. The young rhinos are in the sanctuary as a result of poaching or because their mothers are blind and cannot care for them safely in the wild.

Technical specification

Nikon D4S + 85mm f1.4 lens; 1/5000 sec at f1.4; ISO 800.


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