Vanessa Beadling

Camera: Canon 5D3

Lens: 70-200

Aperture: f8.0

Shutter speed: 1/1000

ISO: 400

Description: A lone elephant traipses across the Maasai Mara towards darker skies as sunset approaches. Details of the animal’s silhouette remain sharp, despite the distance and the fading light.

Story from behind the lens: It was getting dark and we were getting ready to return to the camp. As we were packing up, we saw a heard of elephants in the horizon. We drove closer to them to get a better view. One by one, these majestic animals walked along the horizon. The light was beautiful and, with the ellies there, I had to take some photos. This was the result.