PHOTO OF THE DAY: 05.24.19
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The Dream

It was a quiet morning at Nagarahole Tiger Reserve, Karnataka. Sun was opening up, and mist from the night was clearing. As we drove through the woods we saw this beautiful leopardess perching on her favorite tree. Ever since I started wildlife photography, I dreamt of seeing leopard on a tree. But for me, it took over 3 years to find it. On that day I lived my dream by witnessing it, and that moment was truly magical indeed. I love everything about this picture: a prowling leopardess in its natural habitat, a beautiful tree with the white flowers, soft sunlight. It was just a perfect setting like a DREAM.

TAGS: Dream, India, Leopard, Nature

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Kolar, India
Member since 2019
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Photo of the Day: 05.24.19 Editors' Pick
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© Naveen Srikantachari.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2019
Total Views: 5612
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: May 15, 2019, 9:01 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D750
Focal Length: 400mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO1000
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PHOTO LOCATION Nagarahole National Park and Tiger Reserve, India