Swarnali Hazra

Camera: Nikon D5

Lens: Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR

Aperture: f/2.8

Shutter speed: 1/500

ISO: 200

Description: Leopard jumping to cross a narrow canal

Story from behind the lens: Leopards can leap 20 feet forward in a single bound and jump ten feet straight up. They leap and jump to capture prey, crossing a narrow creek. This image was captured in morning time when a leopard came nearby a canal to drink water. After drinking of water it decided to cross the canal by jumping from one stone bed to other side stone bed of the canal. Able to capture the perfect moment of flying cat crossing over the canal.