Julie Grohs

Camera: Nikon D5

Lens: 600mm f/4

Aperture: f/8

Shutter speed: 1/3200

ISO: 2500

Description: This massive male leopard was spotted by our guide along one of the lugga of the southern portion of the Triangle. We stayed with him until sunset that day, in awe of his magnificent presence.

Story from behind the lens: I am always amazed at the sighting skills of the guides of the Mara. Finding a single male leopard in the trees and brush of a lugga is no easy feat. When Jimmy goes quiet and grabs his binocular you know the excitement is about to start. This leopard gave us quite a few chances at capturing his full stature.