The King

The King

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Asiatic Lion, a highly endangered species, shot at Chester Zoo, back in April this year
11/09/2014 - 19:21sandinista
CategoryPets / Captive animals
Shutter Speed1/320
Aperturef/8
LensN/A
ISO800
Focal Length500mm
Views/Likes125/0

GIULIO57

Link Posted 11/09/2014 - 19:25
beautiful
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abam48

Link Posted 11/09/2014 - 19:28
very dramatic shot!

davidstorm

Link Posted 11/09/2014 - 20:02
That's really beautiful Jim, superb quality.

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alfpics

Link Posted 11/09/2014 - 20:05
GIULIO57 wrote:
beautiful

The very word that came to my mind as well!
Andy

Vuillaume

Link Posted 11/09/2014 - 20:07
A very thoughtful lion This is a great photo!
Best regards
John

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bwlchmawr

Link Posted 11/09/2014 - 20:15
Magical light and detail, Jim.
Best wishes,

Andrew

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thingsthatihaveseen

Link Posted 11/09/2014 - 20:46
Really beautiful... a very thoughtful and sympathetic portrait... The kind of photograph that I could almost imagine another lion taking, if you see what I mean...

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Bill

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Teaka53

Link Posted 11/09/2014 - 22:09
Stunning light, stunning detail, stunning capture
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paulb531

Link Posted 11/09/2014 - 22:34
Wow that is a cracker.

regards

Paul

autumnlight

Link Posted 11/09/2014 - 23:24

davidwozhere

Link Posted 12/09/2014 - 00:20
They've said it all!

Thanks for sharing it.
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K10D

Link Posted 12/09/2014 - 02:06
Just plainly and simply a stand out image. Great work and processing.

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Dogwalker

Link Posted 12/09/2014 - 15:12
Cant believe it, You say its endangered!! Then you shoot it, Blimey. LOL Regards Bob.

tomkeet

Link Posted 12/09/2014 - 16:45
Beautifully done Jim, lovely shot.
Regards
Tom

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shiner

Link Posted 12/09/2014 - 22:03
Great shot jim

drobbia

Link Posted 13/09/2014 - 02:00
All the above Plus the color in the eye, eye candy for the viewer. - Tg
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Last Edited by drobbia on 13/09/2014 - 02:00

pauljay

Link Posted 17/09/2014 - 08:22
A magnificent study!
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