William Fortescue

Camera: Nikon D810

Lens: Nikon 200-400mm

Aperture: f/8

Shutter speed: 1/500

ISO: 400

Description: A young wildebeest emerges from a horrific pile up of wildebeest carcasses. The bank had proved to steep for them to climb, the shadow of which is cast upon the graveyard, an eternal torment

Story from behind the lens: This morbid scene took place earlier in the year, when the bank had proved too steep for some of these wildebeest. Having sat at the crossing all afternoon, one young wildebeest struggled to its feet and attempted to climb out of the bank. Sadly, it never made it