William Fortescue

Camera: Nikon D850

Lens: 70-200

Aperture: f/5

Shutter speed: 1/320

ISO: 1/1000

Description: Shadows and light fall across the matriarchs face as she emerges from the forest at dawn

Story from behind the lens: Each morning we know to wait around the edge of the forests surrounding the Mara River as it is there that the elephants spend their nights. As they emerge the dawn light creates beautiful shadows across their giant forms opening up chances like this one