Lion king
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Wim van den Heever's Image

As Wim watched this huge male lion lying on top of a large granite rock, a cold wind picked up and blew across the vast open plains of the Serengeti, Tanzania.

A storm was approaching and, as the last rays of sun broke through the cloud, the lion lifted its head and glanced in Wim’s direction, giving him the perfect portrait of a perfect moment.

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    Behind the lens

    Wim van den Heever

    South Africa

    Image details

    • Nikon D500
    • Nikon 70–200mm f2.8VRII lens
    • 1/800sec at f4.5
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