Cameron Azad

Camera: Nikon Z8

Lens: Nikkor Z 70-200 + TC-1.4X

Aperture: f 5.6

Shutter speed: 1/1000

ISO: 320

Description: Male Lion is engaged in pre-mating ritual behavior.

Story from behind the lens: This image was made using a pole-cam discretely lowered to the ground. These two mated throughout the day, sometimes gentle, and sometimes violent in their mating behavior.