Muscle on the move

© Fanie Heymans

Muscle on the move

Uploaded: January 01, 2011


Canon 1D MK IV with Canon 500mm F4 L IS. 1/1250 sec, F5 ISO 400.
Picture taken at Kgalagadi in SEP 2010. Early morning and this male lion was chasing three younger male lions. It was spectacular to see this magnificent animal on speed and also to hear him roar that even in the vehicle you could feel the ground tremble.

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 500.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV


Liz blahh January 01, 2011

Excellent! You can feel the movement. #1340378

Tammy Espino January 01, 2011

How awesome to see him in the wild. An outstanding capture!! :) #9137385

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe January 01, 2011

Sounds like a spectacular sight and experience for sure. He is a beauty, Fanie. Wonderful capture. #9137573

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic January 01, 2011

Fantastic Capture, Fanie. #9137624

Steve J. Schoolcraft January 01, 2011

Great shot! #9137725

Michelle Alton January 01, 2011

And it is spectacular to view this amazing photo. #9137744

Fanie Heymans January 02, 2011

Thanks’ for all the lovely comments! #9138136

Yulianto Soeroso January 02, 2011

yihaaa nice capture wow bravo nice capture to make freeze ,if panning may be so difficult hahaha nice capture Fanie #9138192

Kathy Reeves January 02, 2011

Wow! I love it! #9138197

Anne M. Young level-addict January 02, 2011

Superb - can feel his power through this capture #9138487

Mariann Kovats level-classic January 02, 2011

Fantastic capture! Wow! I agree with Anne, we can feel his power through your capture! #9139608

Renee Doyle January 02, 2011

Totally amazing capture Fanie!!!! You can feel his power! #9139738

Larry Scott January 04, 2011

Oh, what a FUN shot! #9141602

Fanie Heymans January 04, 2011

Thank you al for the lovely comments!! #9141604

Bill Houghton January 04, 2011

Fanie, what a beautiful action shot of this magnificent animal. Thanks so much for your comment on my ducks. I love wildlife too.

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Kathy Salerni level-deluxe January 04, 2011

This is a truly outstanding panning and stop action capture of this lion, Fanie! Well done! #9142289

Nancy L. Green level-classic January 04, 2011

WOW!!! What a MAGNIFICENT image of this BEAUTIFUL animal, WTG!!! <>< #9143318

Fanie Heymans January 06, 2011

Thank you all for your kind comments!! #9145818

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic January 06, 2011

WOW...straight to my faves, Fanie. Brute strength on the move caught to perfection!!

UB. #9145873

Karen Celella January 06, 2011

Fantastic capture, Fanie. I will now try to be a regular visitor to your gallery because I have been to Africa twice now and I agree it is one of the most exciting places on the planet for wildlife! #9146351

Donna La Mattino Pagakis January 07, 2011

So beautiful, I am in AWE!!! #9147636

Phyllis H. Burchett January 07, 2011

Fantastic action capture! #9148309

Fanie Heymans January 10, 2011

Thank you all for the great comments! #9153019

John Connolly January 10, 2011

What an amazing action capture Fanie! This is an outstanding image of the King of Beasts running flat out! #9154315

Thomas E. Hinds January 10, 2011

Remarkable image, Fanie! Just a superb capture! #9155161

Donna La Mattino Pagakis February 10, 2011

Congratulations on your excellent finalist Fanie! Great timing and action! #9225045

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe February 10, 2011

Huge congrats on this amazing Finalist, Fanie! #9225348

Sarah A. Christian February 10, 2011

Congratulations, Fanie, on your Finalist image!!! #9225544

Schaune Wallace February 10, 2011

Congrats on the finalist image. Best of luck with the next round!! #9225838

Mariann Kovats level-classic February 10, 2011

Congratulations on your awesome finalist imagesm, Fanie! I am looking forward seeing them with the gold! :) #9225979

Jeffrey R. Bange February 10, 2011

What more can I say Fanie but congratulations again on another finalist. #9226371

Merna L. Nobile February 10, 2011

Black and White, Bright Colors, Full Frame or Cropped, it does not matter. You’re a winner! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna #9226703

ALLEN O. HOWARD February 10, 2011

They simply don't get much better! Congratulations! #9227278

Carla Capra Anderson February 10, 2011

Wow, Wow, Fanie;
I don't know how I missed this one. It is Awesome.
Congratulations on your finalist.
;) CC #9227353

Tammy Espino February 10, 2011

Congrats on your finalist!! :) It's so awesome! #9227589

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic February 10, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round.


Karen Celella February 10, 2011

Congratulations on another amazing finalist, Fanie. #9229010

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 10, 2011

Good to see this again, Fanie. CONGRATZ and good luck!

UB. #9229946

Renee Doyle February 11, 2011

Excellent!! Congratulations Fanie!! #9232952

Phyllis H. Burchett February 12, 2011

Congrats Fanie! #9236778

Reynaldo D. Reyes February 12, 2011

It's great to see this in the safety of home. A big Congratulations on all your finalists and wins Fanie! #9237078

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