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This male lion was the lazier of two brothers; his brother did all the prey catching then this one would take first place to eat! He really couldn't be bothered to open more than eye, that was the extent of his movement while we were there!

Brand:OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Camera:Olympus E-PL2
Lens:OLYMPUS M.75-300mm F4.8-6.7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:270mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.8
Aperture:f/6.7
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1250
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Custom
Title:Half-asleep lion!
Username:maggietear maggietear
Uploaded:11 Dec 2012 - 11:50 PM
Tags:Eye, Grass, Lion, Mane, Wildlife / nature, Zambia
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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2012 - 11:53 PM

It hadn't taken two seconds to decide!
He is gorgeous... What a fine shot!

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 12:13 AM

He was never asleep Maggie !! spent a whole night roaring around our tent !!!!!!
Ron.

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KNS
KNS  5106 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 12:28 AM

What can you say - it's good to be the king Smile

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 2:18 AM

having a rest and lovely image Maggie.
regards
Yung

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
12 Dec 2012 - 4:24 AM

This is so special Maggie !! An excellent photo Smile He has his eye on you though Smile

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 6:57 AM

I do like my big cats...
The king is not dead he a lion king...
Well taken...

Dave

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41103 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 7:18 AM

Lovely textures in his fur, Maggie and a great somnolent pose.

Dave

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8520 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1088 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 8:31 AM

Cats never fully close their eyes...
Your subject lying is next to Ron's in my connections page, the effect is quite amusing... Wink
Moira

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 8:37 AM

Just a big pussy cat, but don't annoy him.

Dougie

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
12 Dec 2012 - 11:20 AM

As a Leo. I can tell you he is the Boss! no doubt about it, and bet he has got the scars to prove it, nice shot Maggie well done! got his eye on you lol. regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 12:11 PM

Nice natural shot, and he sounds well organised!
Ju

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 2:01 PM

Ah, but he's got one eye on you Smile

Anne

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
13 Dec 2012 - 12:01 PM

A excellent shot he only need the one eye to see you .
jj

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2012 - 7:52 AM

Marvellous creatures but they do spend a lot of time lying around. A great portrait of this fine animal.
Ann

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