Indresh Saluja

Camera: Canon R3

Lens: 400 mm

Aperture: F5

Shutter speed: 1/8000

ISO: 800

Description: An elephant family with the father and mother protecting their young ones

Story from behind the lens: Elephant population has been increasing in the Masai Mara. This family of elephants was seeing walking in a single line with the head of the family walking right in the front and the seemingly mother walking at the end. Elephants have been known to be very protective about their young ones. We were at a significant distance, but the father, probably sensing danger indicated to the young ones, who immediately went behind him. To get them in one frame from a low angle (going as much down as possible from within the safari vehicle), I managed this shot