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One of the Kwara brothers


One of the Kwara brothers
Photo Information
Copyright: Daniel Swerts (Dee_eS) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 16 W: 0 N: 40] (548)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2003-03
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Nikkormat FT3, Nikkor zoom 80-200 1:4,5, Cokin 52 mm UV
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): some blood, but it's nature, Felidae of the world: Second series, Lions [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-06-27 13:12
Viewed: 6150
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
As we were driving back to Kwara camp in the late morning hours, we encountered two brothers on the move in the soaring heat with the remains of a young zebra and surrounded by jackals and vultures. The pic was taken with my old FT3 and the negative was scanned on an Epson 4870 flatbed scanner.


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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2005-06-27 14:22]

What a magnificent lion and a stunning pose. One of those nature moments only a lucky few get to witness. He has a gorgeous mane, and his paw is gigantic. Wow! Thanks for sharing such an amazing shot with us. : )

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  • Ina Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 111 W: 6 N: 101] (767)
  • [2005-06-27 15:29]

Grrrrrr what a fantastic shot... I like the wild pose of this lion and the black and white stribes on the dead zebras leg is a fine detail showing what the lion eats today... colors and details are very fine too... TFS...Ina...

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