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Male Lion Portrait

This lion image was taken on an evening game drive while staying at Elephant Plains Game Lodge in the Sabi Sand. The lion was lit by a spotlight directed by the tracker on our safari vehicle, with a touch of fill-in flash to brighten up the shadows.

Lion portrait, Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Caption: Portrait of adult male lion (Panthera leo) against black background, Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa. © Scotch Macaskill

Camera: Canon EOS 400D digital SLR; Lens: Canon EF 100-400mm f/4-5.6L IS USM zoom lens; focal length: 400mm; shutter-speed: 1/15; aperture: f/5.6; ISO 800

Additional Info: Elephant Plains Game Lodge is a private, family-owned lodge situated within the 65,000-ha Sabi Sand Game Reserve that lies adjacent to the Kruger National Park.

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