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Melange of hills and beautiful streams
A white carpet as far as you can see
The fiery Arkansas river atop the Royal Gorge
Panoramic view of the different hues of the folded hills
A fully bloomed flowering bush
A bird's path to nowhere while getting at the top of Pikes Peak
Dream On.
Cat & Dandelion
Motherhood: Pronghorn feeding her twins
Reflected mountain
Fishing with the sunset
My Mane Man
cisterna portuguesa
Hide and Seek
pareja
A fintastic Family
Sunset of war
Spring rain
Autumn road
When you see the American flag, know that Daddy is with you.
Running towards our soldier half a world away.
Beautiful delicious apples
Blooming onion in the garden
17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
My Mane Man

This male lion got up for a drink while I was over the other side of the watering hole lying on the floor of a safari vehicle and he looked straight at me as he drank. His girlfriend popped over to say hi shortly afterwards, standing a meter away from my lens - too close to get a photo!

TAGS: Botswana, Lion

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Aston Rowant, United Kingdom
Member since 2019
Photo Information
Copyright:
© francesca trotman.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2019
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Oct. 6, 2019, 6:05 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D7100
Focal Length: 400mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO320
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PHOTO LOCATION Central Kalahari, Botswana