William Fortescue

Camera: Nikon D850

Lens: Nikon 70-200

Aperture: f/4.5

Shutter speed: 1/2000

ISO: 320

Description: A young male lion looks out upon a herd of approaching elephant

Story from behind the lens: I'd long wanted to see a cat in this particular fig tree, given its location out on the open plain the most likely subject was a lion. After almost two years in the Mara the moment finally happened last October, with the morning sun perfectly lighting the details in the bark