Tamar Amit

Camera: Nikon D500

Lens: nikon 200-500

Aperture: 8

Shutter speed: 1/1600

ISO: 250

Description: A lioness walking in the open field after an unsuccessful hunt

Story from behind the lens: This lioness walked away from an unsuccessful hunt in this open field. on her weary frame. In this untamed wilderness, she embodied the essence of freedom and power, a creature designed to roam free.

This scene should make one question the ethics of caging these animals for human entertainment. In the wild, lions play a vital role in ecosystem balance, but captivity robs them of their natural behaviors, leading to physical and psychological suffering.

In this photo I tried to convey to the viewer the feeling of space, air and freedom that is felt both by animals and humans in the Maasai Mara.