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Good morning....

Thank you for all your votes and great comments about my lion cub . A special thanks to Phillip ( PhilT2 ) his UA, much appreciated.

Today is a follow on from yesterday's image. A lot of you were wondering where her Mom was...well here is Mom looking and calling her cub to hurry up. The cub really is tiny compared to the others as you will see in the versions and she likes to rest and look around. Hope you like the sequence of events....
Lead image....this fits in after yesterdays image, the \lioness looked a bit exasperated with her last born
V2 The first image where they had stopped and were begging her to get up
V3 This is her lying down looking at them saying I am tired whats the hurry...they turned round and started walking. Yesterdays image follows this as she was a bit lost in the long grass.
V4 They are all together again walking down the track
V5 She stops again to look at us following them
V6 She is lagging behind againGrinGrinGrin

Camera:Nikon D5100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:70-300mm f/4-5.6 G
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:16 Aug 2013 - 9:09 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Well come on then.....
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:11 Sep 2013 - 6:28 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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Voters:ddolfelin · S_Psharma · CarolG · Hermanus · Caziwinkles · andylea · Bzox · ali63 · lenocm · Nikonuser1 · ugly · WhiteRose1 · Badgerfred · HarrietH · NDODS · barbarahirst · User_Removed · prabhusinha · RonnieAG · PhilT2 · stuart1963 · CDSINUK · Jenny-D · NaturesHaven · alligatorpants · rontear · jdinne · lonely_oryx · morpheus1955 · digital_boi · Irishkate · MNPHOTO · mikbee · Lillian · canonfan · LynneJoyce · jennialexander · xwang · CaroleS · williamsloan · SUE118 · DicksPics · dven · Mike_Smith · JuBarney · marshfam19 · taggart · Philip_H · myrab · saltireblue · jamesmoorephotography · jaktis · jovanovic · 213hardy · AlexAppleby · Brian65 · Holmewood · Stephen_B · lesliea · Ayoob · Lynniesefforts · WesternRed · Potra · ValeryAst · fazzer · kathrynlouise · AnnChown · annettep38 · Alan_Baseley · Glostopcat ·
Unique Views:87
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ddolfelin Plus Member 373 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 6:31 AM

Everything absolutely spot on in V1 (all I can see at the moment).
Lovely colour, great muscles - everything.

Last Modified By ddolfelin at 11 Sep 2013 - 6:31 AM
S_Psharma  3 India1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 6:35 AM

Fantastic wild life pictures v2 looks slightly better.

CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 6:39 AM

What a wonderful set, Colleen, can't pick a favourite, they're all excellent. Carol

Hermanus  3 South Africa
11 Sep 2013 - 6:39 AM

A lovely set Colleen !!! She is in a fair condition considering she is raising three cubs !! The bigger one must be the male I suppose Smile

11 Sep 2013 - 7:01 AM

Great set Colleen. The cub does look tiny. Love V5 - 'how far have I walked?'. Grin


ali63 Plus Member 3697 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 7:23 AM

A beautiful set of images Colleen,

Ali Smile

Nikonuser1 Plus Member 3Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 7:32 AM

Mum and cubs, a super set Colleen, V5 greatSmile


ugly Plus Member 7ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 7:53 AM

I do like V5 the cub looking back just adds the X Factor to the image...


Last Modified By ugly at 11 Sep 2013 - 7:54 AM
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51407 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 7:56 AM

What a wonderful storyboard, Colleen, and very good, individually as well.


Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
11 Sep 2013 - 8:05 AM

Super images Colleen, V5 also my favourite,

HarrietH Plus Member 5279 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
11 Sep 2013 - 8:05 AM

Wonderful story. One of the cubs gets the cream by the look of it.


NDODS Plus Member 54356 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom117 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 8:20 AM

A real pleasure to view Colleen. Wildlife photography teaches us so very much...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 8:21 AM

Adorable set....

prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 8:38 AM

Love those pic pups following Mom.

RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 8:42 AM

How wonderful to be able to experience this sort of scenario: love each frame but perhaps V 5 my favourite with the last wee one looking back.

PhilT2 Plus Member 5131 forum postsPhilT2 vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 8:46 AM

Such a great follow up. Love V5 with the cub looking back at you. So good to see these animals thriving in the wild.......there's hope yet !!

CDSINUK  3223 forum posts England
11 Sep 2013 - 8:57 AM

you are so lucky to have all this raw nature around you, beautiful shot Colleen Smile

Jenny-D Plus Member 5Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
11 Sep 2013 - 8:59 AM

A wonderful set of images Colleen, love them all Smile

Jenny Smile

NaturesHaven Plus Member 4281 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 9:18 AM

Love V5..........great set of wild animal images...............GrinGrinGrin

rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 10:13 AM

Survival of the fittest Colleen.

jdinne  12 England
11 Sep 2013 - 10:19 AM

Wonderful set Colleen just love v5 with the cub looking back.


11 Sep 2013 - 10:31 AM

Great set

11 Sep 2013 - 10:34 AM

Wonderful series of images


11 Sep 2013 - 10:36 AM

a charming set of captures Colleen with V1,3 and 5 being +++++


Irishkate Plus Member 533 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom87 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 11:15 AM

A beautiful sequence and I just love V3 and V4.
The lions blend in so well with the surroundings.

mikbee  8 Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 12:01 PM

A very pleasing set here Colleen.
Well captured.

Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 12:04 PM

Fantastic images Colleen

canonfan Plus Member 5canonfan vcard United Kingdom
11 Sep 2013 - 12:06 PM

A beautiful set of images Colleen

LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 1:09 PM

Lovely series.

xwang  632 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 2:44 PM

How lovely.. only if they don't want to eat me.Grin.. Beautiful light and excellent capture.

williamsloan Plus Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 3:46 PM

a fantastic set of images very well taken and presented.


SUE118 Plus Member 7SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 4:30 PM

She's lagging behind because she know's you are wanting to take photo's of her. Gorgeous cub.

Mike_Smith Plus Member 8240 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 5:09 PM

Wow what a cracking set of shots Colleen, you are very fortunate to live where you do and be able to see all the lovely wildlife, thanks for sharing

JuBarney Plus Member 4JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 5:16 PM

A splendid set and esp. love V2 and then perhaps V5.

Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2013 - 6:04 PM

Great set of captures.


myrab Plus Member 9myrab vcard United Kingdom
11 Sep 2013 - 6:19 PM

Another great set of images Colleen,


jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
11 Sep 2013 - 7:28 PM

What a great set of images


11 Sep 2013 - 8:18 PM

Lovely set of shots. How lucky were you!?

Brian65  6 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2013 - 8:26 PM

Wonderful shots Colleen, love V2 and 5.

Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
11 Sep 2013 - 9:25 PM

Lovely set Colleen. V4 my favourite. Cathy

Stephen_B Plus Member 9Stephen_B vcard United Kingdom
11 Sep 2013 - 10:13 PM

Great set of images Colleen

How I envy your opportunities to catch these wonderful subjects


lesliea Plus Member 6lesliea vcard Australia
11 Sep 2013 - 10:23 PM

Wow Beautiful image Colleen well captured.
Allen, Smile

Ayoob Plus Member 4Ayoob vcard Australia
12 Sep 2013 - 12:21 AM

Excellent set of images , very well taken and presented , Colleen....GrinGrinGrin

Lynniesefforts Plus Member 4Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
12 Sep 2013 - 1:09 AM

What great sequences Colleen.. V5 for me, the little precious GrinGrin three cubs must be a lot of work for the Mum !!GrinGrin

Beautiful images GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin

Last Modified By Lynniesefforts at 12 Sep 2013 - 1:10 AM
12 Sep 2013 - 1:52 AM

Six lovely captures. My favourite one is V5 with the cub looking backGrin. Well done Colleen.

Potra  2 Venezuela
12 Sep 2013 - 2:40 AM

I loved V5, that last look of the little one is precious!

ValeryAst  3 Russian Federation
12 Sep 2013 - 5:20 PM

Magnificent set again!Smile
I see that this set was taken with Nikon 70-300, but I think that the pictures from Tamron are as good as Nikon's ones ....
Regards Valery

fazzer Plus Member 645 forum postsfazzer vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 7:11 PM

Excellent set Colleen especially love 4,5&6 and in particular V5 with the little one having a sneaky peek behind , thanks for sharing them
Jeremy SmileSmile

kathrynlouise Plus Member 4421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2013 - 7:41 AM

Hi Colleen. Missed this one the other day as had no reception. You know how I love my cats so love this series very much and my uA is for V2, gorgeous capture of that beautiful cub.
Back to home tomorrow so able to catch upon anything I've missed Grin


AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2013 - 9:29 PM

Adorable cubs! Lovely to see them in action here! Smile

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