Janis Hurley

Camera: Nikon d850

Lens: Nikon 400mm f2.8

Aperture: 4.5

Shutter speed: 1/800

ISO: 200

Description: Lioness relaxes in the rain

Story from behind the lens: We found this female lioness lying almost hidden in the grass. As it began to rain, she remained where she was ... occasionally looking around. When she peered to her right, I thought her profile with the raindrops coming down looked so regal. I love that animals accept their environment for what it is... there was no running from the rain, covering up from the rain, hiding from the rain. A lesson in serenity with what is....