Jason Brown

Camera: Canon 90D

Lens: Canon EF 100-400mm F/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Lens

Aperture: 5.6

Shutter speed: 1/400

ISO: 3200

Description: As the sun slowly dips below the horizon, casting a golden glow across the savannah, a majestic lioness reclines on her back, her amber eyes gazing off into the distance.

Story from behind the lens: With the storm's conclusion, a refreshing cool mist filled the air, relieving the oppressive heat. The lioness emerged from the shelter of the tall grasses, stretching out in the damp earth and basking in the rejuvenating dew.

With a satisfied sigh, she lay back and gazed up at the sky, the remnants of the cooling mist dancing in the air around her. It was a moment of pure contentment that perfectly captured her beauty and power. Once restless and alert, the lioness now sprawled out in perfect relaxation, at peace with the world around her. It's a scene that reminds us of the simple pleasures in life and the beauty of finding peace amidst the chaos of the world.

She exudes strength and grace with her powerful legs stretched out before her and her sharp claws on full display. The warmth of the fading light illuminates the soft fur on her belly while her mane ruffles gently in the breeze. It's a moment of pure serenity, captured in this breathtaking photograph taken in the Naboisho Conservancy.

The lioness is the epitome of a queen, regal and powerful, yet relaxed and at peace in her kingdom. As the sky continues to fade into darkness, one can only imagine the adventures that await this magnificent creature under the cover of night.