17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
King of the Savannah

I have been travelling to the African continent for several years and have always wanted a perfect close up portrait of a full grown mature male lion. My dream finally came true when I made this image on a visit to Kenya.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2017
Date Uploaded: 05.2019
Photo Location: Narok County, Kenya
Camera: E-M1MarkII
Copyright: © Ranjan Ramchandani