Close-up of male lion face in shadows
A male lion lies with its head bathed in the golden light of dawn. It has a big mane and is staring into the distance. Shot with a Nikon D850 in Serengeti National Park in Tanzania in March 2019.
ISO 280, 1000mm, f/7.1, 1/500
Author: I wanted to be a photographer when I was 15, but my mother said I could always take it up later – so that was that for 30 years! Here’s to what might have been…
I turned professional in 2013, and I now focus mainly on wildlife photography. I’ve taken pictures in 24 countries on all seven continents and won various awards including a weekly prize in the Sunday Times/Audley Travel Big Shot competition.