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King Of Beasts!

By Lillian  
Such a magnificent beast and he knows we know it!!

This Lion and his two brothers ( one of whom I sponsor called Tiny) are at the WHF in Kent
and I could spend hours with them with my camera...such beautiful animals

Thank You for comments on the snake first even near one!
Thank You to Peter and Bob for your User Awards appreciated very much


Tags: Male lion Wildlife and nature WHF Kient

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Rock 18 10 2 England
3 Nov 2012 7:24AM
Is this the Ginger Tom that visits my Garden ?

Superb shot.

3 Nov 2012 7:26AM
Could almost run my fingers through that mane. (probably feels like wire!) Lovely portrait
gwynn56 8 87 England
3 Nov 2012 7:31AM
nice capture
Hermanus 8 4 South Africa
3 Nov 2012 7:35AM
Beautiful portrait !! Great detail. Not to be stroked or petted at risk of sudden loss of hand Smile Great photo Smile
fificat100 9 5 2 Scotland
3 Nov 2012 7:40AM
Indeed King of the Beasts.

AnnChown Plus
10 207 1 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 7:41AM
That is up close Lillian with superb detail. Doesn't this king of the jungle look proud. A fabulous portrait.
fentiger 19 920 24 England
3 Nov 2012 7:44AM
Magnificent portrait.

bobsblues 10 10 2 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 7:47AM
Great close up Lillian what a stunning portrait really magnificent Would have got my UA but already used it today .Smile
annettep38 9 219 42 Germany
3 Nov 2012 7:49AM
What a character study! Beautiful and very special!
ValSaxby 15 146 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 7:49AM
Wonderful image Lillian - I agree these boys are magnificent as is your image - superb detail and such a proud expression.
CaroleS Plus
10 442 3 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 7:57AM
He is magnificent. Superb detail Lillian, you can see old scars on his nose!
3 Nov 2012 8:00AM
Excellent close up Lillian, great detail,
gazlowe 8 8 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 8:01AM
Beautiful portrait Superb detail
NaturesHaven 9 283 6 England
3 Nov 2012 8:03AM
Beautiful portrait...........great details in the face........GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Jasper87 Plus
10 2.6k 158 England
3 Nov 2012 8:10AM
A wonderful regal expression and the furry detail is superb, Lillian.

marktc Plus
10 101 15 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 8:20AM
Magnificent Lillian.
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 8:43AM
A fine portrait, so full of character.
canonfan 10 7 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 8:44AM
Beautiful close up Lillian. Lots of detail
RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
3 Nov 2012 8:54AM
Wonderful portrait of the king of beasts, well he knows it and all the more so with that upward gaze.
Great detail, and all the scars of past tiffs still etched in his fur.
You do these animal shots so brilliantly, Lillian.
User_Removed 16 386 2 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 9:05AM
Excellent capture Lillian, great pose.

andylea 12 37 1 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 9:08AM
fantastic detail lillian brilliant tones and textures a stunner top shot Wink
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
3 Nov 2012 9:37AM
Simply fantastic, Lillian, the awards will roll in for this one Smile Carol
PaulLiley 11 2 13 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 9:37AM
Such a brilliant portrait. Love the texture and lighting. This is a class shot Lillian. paul
Wow Lillian this superb, the light is brill. the detail the same, and that pose is amazing very well captured indeed, it's a real winner on any site. Stupendous work.

MossyOak 8 22 15 England
3 Nov 2012 10:05AM
This to me is your best photograph by far Lillian. The tones and detail are first class. Also the angle of capture with the lion looking up and away from the camera really works well and excellent detail and catchlights. Also a very good neutral and dark bg to bring out the sharp edge detail of his fur
EAS 11 1 13 Scotland
3 Nov 2012 10:15AM
Handsome creature and great portrait.

danbrann 16 640 17
3 Nov 2012 10:25AM
Wow Lillian that is some portrait. As good as I have seen for the rightly named King of the beasts.
Misty56 12 22 1 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 10:27AM
Super shot, love the close up great BG
BillyGoatGruff 13 191 199 England
3 Nov 2012 10:39AM
Perfect Grin

3 Nov 2012 10:47AM
Dreaming of the plains of Africa, even if he was born here the plains will be in his blood and genes.

A tremendous portrait of the King of Beasts Lillian, very well done.

3 Nov 2012 11:02AM
The King of Beasts in regal pose indeed Lillian an excellent capture of this fine furry puddy cat a winner

rontear Plus
17 23 8 England
3 Nov 2012 11:28AM
" The Lion King " Lillian, leaps out of the screen.
Irishkate Plus
10 42 118 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 11:29AM
Magnificent Lillian.
Tibetan 8 3 England
3 Nov 2012 11:50AM
Well produced photo Lillian, us Leo's love to see our photo's well presented lol. regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
User_Removed 8 4 1 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 12:05PM
The king of the jungle taken by a Queen of photography. Smile: Bob )SmileSmile
Maiwand 13 3 73 England
3 Nov 2012 12:51PM
Superb portrait Lillian. Excellent PS work.
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 18 Canada
3 Nov 2012 12:56PM
The detail and expression are superb. He has the look of let me spend my last remaining days in my homeland of my birth. Back to freedom. Congrats on all the well deserved awards Lillian. ......Sandy
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
3 Nov 2012 1:34PM
Portrait par excellence!
sparrowhawk Plus
11 282 2 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 1:56PM

Quote:The detail and expression are superb. He has the look of let me spend my last remaining days in my homeland of my birth. Back to freedom. Congrats on all the well deserved awards Lillian. ......Sandy
couldn't of put it better myself superb in everyway
sparrowhawk Plus
11 282 2 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 1:58PM

Quote:The king of the jungle taken by a Queen of photography. Smile: Bob )SmileSmile
i totally agree wonderful shot
nikshot 11 9 1 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 2:14PM
3 Nov 2012 3:18PM
And you Lillian, are the Queen of Wildlife Photography. This image is the one that stands you above all other's, and the reason why yet again, I just HAVE to give you my award. Congrat's on all the other's too Lillian.

John Smile
BarbaraR 14 791 1 England
3 Nov 2012 3:28PM
What a treat to view.

Glostopcat 14 255 2 England
3 Nov 2012 4:06PM
A terrific portrait of this magnificent and noble beast, I agree with Richard this is one of your very best images
Niknut Plus
10 2.7k 82 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 4:17PM
Terrific shot !!!.....wonderful quality !!
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
3 Nov 2012 4:28PM
Well, Lillian, they don't come any better than this Smile The detail and quality here are superb, has to be the best wildlife image ever! And I'm just going to have to give the lion - and you - my UA to add to your collection Smile
Trev Smile
pluckyfilly 14 351 33 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 4:35PM
Just look at that Lillian 13 awards not bad for a days work eh! congrats and all thatWink really superb macro shot
mikbee 13 3 8 Scotland
3 Nov 2012 4:41PM
Looking majestic here Lillian !!
Excellent shot.
rayme330 8 17 1 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 4:41PM
Fantastic shot, Lillian.

Trev_B 13 151 68 England
3 Nov 2012 4:53PM
There is only one comment I can add.... superb!!!!!

JohnoP 15 2
3 Nov 2012 5:03PM
A picture says a thousand words Lillian. Such a majestic and emotional image. I am very drawn to this. GrinGrin
Ade_Osman 17 4.5k 36 England
3 Nov 2012 5:08PM
Well that's a battle-scarred old fella....

3 Nov 2012 5:45PM
I'll add my ha'pennyworth to all these acolades! Excellent DoF, beautifully sharp, and perfect background. Couldn't be better!

Enjoy your doting fans!

Philip_H 8 1.4k United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 5:47PM
Majestic capture.

Congrats on all the awards.

moiral 10 12 Scotland
3 Nov 2012 6:23PM
A 'King' of a shot from a photography King WinkGrin. Superb in every aspect Lillian, but I still don't think he is a bonnie cat hehehe. Congrats on all your awards, well deserved. Moira
3 Nov 2012 7:06PM
Brian65 11 2 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 7:09PM
Top shot ever Lillian, congrats on all your awards, its a knock out image.SmileSmileSmile
netta1234 8 382 2 Wales
3 Nov 2012 7:32PM
SmileSmileSmileSmileCongrats on receiving so many awardsSmile
FANTASTIC Lilian.SmileSmile
wenzu78 8 7 Malta
3 Nov 2012 7:41PM
What a powerful shot!

Impressive. Love it.

Very greatly done.

Billyray 12 70 3 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 8:00PM
This is yet another fabulous shot Lillian. The detail you have got is excellent.
Guest editor award and 18 user awards so far and unfortunately I cannot give mine until tomorrow, otherwise it would be 19.
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 8:40PM
Have just come back to these ..what can I say???
I am so 'over the moon' and excited is an under statement
Thank You everyone..and for the GEA and all those User Awards
and to you all for taking the time to look inGrinGrinGrin
thank you
3 Nov 2012 10:54PM
What an image Lillian, another for publication I think. Just love the way you have captured his beautiful face. Congatulations on the GEA and User Awards, gave mine for today, will be back tomorrow.

debu 10 India
3 Nov 2012 11:09PM
Superbly captured.
4 Nov 2012 8:21AM
The king indeed!!!!!!!!Smile
Regards Valery
bricurtis Plus
15 2.3k 50 England
4 Nov 2012 11:28AM
A stunning portrait Lillian.
AnnChown Plus
10 207 1 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2012 4:16PM
Lillian - congratulations on all of these awards!! 18! Wow - that's something else! Smile - Oh and the GEA! Wink
NDODS 10 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2012 9:00PM
Simply stunning, and so very worthy of all the many accolades.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
5 Nov 2012 11:48AM
Top shot.
FeatherFriend 12 38 217 England
6 Nov 2012 12:16PM
Hi Lillian, haven't been around for a week or so (family problems) but just have a quick 5 mins to say this is absolutely perfect in all respects, incredible detail and comp, congrats on the well deserved awards, if I had anything to do with it it would get POTW, another UA coming your way Wink
Bonico 10 Romania
6 Nov 2012 6:19PM
Like it. Congrats.
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2012 4:53AM
Brava! Well deserved awards and recognition! EXCELLENT! IB
Irishkate Plus
10 42 118 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2012 11:14AM
20 User Awards and a GEA? Is this a record?
7 Nov 2012 6:54PM
WoW Well done Lillian, this is Superb and well done with the UA's Wink
10 Nov 2012 3:31PM
Fantastic Lillian, he is a handsome beast Grin
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2012 8:18PM
Stunningly handsome portrait; I had missed this one and it certainly deserves all those UAs.

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