Cameron Azad

Camera: Nikon Z8

Lens: Nikkor 70-200 f 2.8 + TC-1.4X

Aperture: f 5.6

Shutter speed: 1/1000

ISO: 320

Description: A Mating Pair of Lions are Engaged in the Mating Ritual.

Story from behind the lens: This image was made using a discretely lowered pole-cam, helping to draw the viewer into an intimate scene. The female lion uses her exquisite body language to draw the male into repeated mating episodes.