Lioness with two cubs (Panthera leo), Hlane Royal National Park, Swaziland

Photo of the month: December 2008

Lioness with two cubs (Panthera leo), Hlane Royal National Park, Swaziland

Lioness breastfeeding her cubs at sunset - a very special moment that I was priviledged to experience during my stay at Hlane Royal National Park, Swaziland.

Technical details:
Camera: Nikon D300
Lense: Nikkor 70-200/2.8 AF-S, VR plus converter x1.4
Focal lenght in 35mm film: 420mm
ISO: 800
F-stop: 4
Shutter speed: 1/500s
Compensation: -1,67
Flash: yes




Photography comments:

21.06.2012 (10:18) icon Anastasia:

I agree with you more!!!!! Continue refueling!

13.05.2009 (20:32) icon Luis:

Once again, well done Frantisek.

02.04.2009 (21:43) icon Ted:

Looks like two lions and a kill - poor mom :o) Great shot, BTW.

03.02.2009 (13:20) icon Frantisek Staud:

JD, no, they are all wild, but well fed and not that dangerous for photographers :o)

02.01.2009 (11:40) icon Gabriel:

Enjoying your pics. Keep up the good work!

10.12.2008 (17:19) icon JD:

Beautiful, did not know there is such a nice wildlife down in Swaziland. Anyway, are these lions tamed? They seem so close.

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