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Return to the kill.


Posted by Marc on Wed Feb 20, 2019 12:19 pm

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A 4yr old male leopard returns to his prized zebra foal kill he made earlier in the afternoon. With this beautiful Rock Fig's natural lean, it wasn't too hard working out his angle of approach and positioned myself to enable his ascent against an early evening Serengeti sky.

Kogatende, Northern Serengeti- TZ.

Nikon D850
Nikkor 70-200 f/2.8E FL VR
f/5.6
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ISO720@ 130mm.

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by John Spreitzer on Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:13 pm
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Love the environmental aspect in this one, really like the gray/blue sky backdrop.
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by Ron Day on Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:39 pm
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Super positioning to capture the leopard climbing up the diagonal line of the tree. I agree, the background sky really works nicely. Excellent shot.
 

by Paul Rossi on Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:02 pm
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This would be a great image with any background but that sky makes it utterly awesome.
 

by Carol Clarke on Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:50 am
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Your perspective on this classic tree climbing leopard takes this view off the scale, Marc. It really looks as if this one is climbing into the clouds!

Wonderful image!

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by david fletcher on Thu Feb 21, 2019 1:37 pm
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As good as it gets, Marc. Nice one!
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by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Feb 23, 2019 5:19 am
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Well done- a perfect scene! Congratulations on your EP.
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by Nate Chappell on Fri Mar 01, 2019 5:51 pm
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Lovely comp Marc, great sky in the background.
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