WPY 2019

Photograph Details

Highly Commended 2019

Special Award: LUMIX People's Choice Award

Michel Zoghzoghi, Lebanon

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Michel was in the Pantanal, Brazil photographing jaguars. One afternoon, as he was on the Três Irmãos River, a mother and her cub crossed right in front of his boat. He watched mesmerized as they left the water holding an anaconda with a very similar pattern to their own.

Technical specification

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II +500mm f4 lens; 1/1250 sec at f13 (-1e/v); ISO 1250.

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