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White king of the lions ..flanked by two cubs

V2 curious all of them to see what was going on

V3 a twig for the family to fight over, mum taking over...dad in behind!!
5 cubs one laying down on right

Again from WHF in Kent, unfortunately on a sunny day, but think I got it right..in manual again

Thank you all for such an amazing lot of comments
special thanks to Ronnie, Sandy, Graham, Fred, Christine and Adrian for your awards

hope you enjoy this set

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:23 Jun 2014 - 9:49 AM
Focal Length:135mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.6
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:250
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Dad's protection
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:2 Jul 2014 - 10:31 PM
Tags:Cubs, General, Kent, Whf, White lions, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled
Views:177
Unique Views:73
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

Comments

williamsloan
williamsloan Plus Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2014 - 10:35 PM

Majestic V1 for me well done


Billy

Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 2Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2014 - 10:45 PM

They are so beautiful Lillian and you've captured them perfectly.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2014 - 10:47 PM

In full Majesty. - gary

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 3Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2014 - 10:49 PM

Excellent set of images Lillian, V1 for meSmile

Cliff

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2014 - 10:58 PM

A splendid set of pics Lillian !!
Good work.
Mick.

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
2 Jul 2014 - 11:01 PM

Fine set Lillian, V2 a slight favourite,
Fred.

leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
2 Jul 2014 - 11:10 PM

Excellent set of images, V3 a slight favourite.
Effrossini

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 4DicksPics vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2014 - 11:32 PM

A superb set, Lillian - interesting that you are using manual - I've been experimenting with manual over the last week or so - lots of potential and lots to learn!!

RichardSmileSmile

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
3 Jul 2014 - 1:01 AM

WOW! Sensational beauties. Are they albino?
Love the pose in V1 and the playful ones in V3... Most adorable Lillian and very well captured... Grin
IB

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
3 Jul 2014 - 1:03 AM

PS - In reply to your question on Food Al Fresco shot: you asked what the vendor had on his/her face:
It's just a cloth under the hat that they put on to protect their face from the extreme heat on the beach...
Regards, Isabel

Last Modified By Chinga at 3 Jul 2014 - 1:04 AM
Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 433 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom87 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 1:04 AM

So far everybody is choosing different favourites which means they are all great.
I love the family group in V3. Exposure looks so perfect - seems your setting choices
are working a treat.
Kate GrinGrinGrinGrin

SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding Plus Member 6SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 1:11 AM

Beautifully grouped and beautifully captured.
Steve.

tonyguitar
3 Jul 2014 - 6:05 AM

The dad's eyes are unusual. Similar lightness to our B.C. coastal ' Spirit Bear '. Your composition is pleasing. V1 looks like a statue setting. TG

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 6:26 AM

Three beautiful images, Lillian. Carol

ugly
ugly Plus Member 7ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 6:27 AM

3 a good number and V1 works best in my eyes.
Well done.

Dave

JohnoP
JohnoP  10
3 Jul 2014 - 6:50 AM

Fantastic trio Lillian....just love V3 with the twig! Smile John

netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3253 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 6:53 AM

Brilliant set LillianSmile
nettaSmile

SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 7SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 7:30 AM

They look beautiful and so unusual being white. Lovely capture.Smile

Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 7:44 AM

Great shot

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 7:49 AM

They don't come any better than this set Lillian - superb.
Joan.

rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 8:11 AM

A super trio of images Lillian, but from the size of him, I don't think Dad needs any protection. GrinGrinGrin

Ray

PhilT2
PhilT2 Plus Member 5131 forum postsPhilT2 vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 8:22 AM

Beautiful animals extremely well taken. Nice one Lillian

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 8:25 AM

Beautiful animals, beautifully captured, Lillian.
I just wish this place was nit quite so far away from us.
R.

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51390 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 8:27 AM

A majestic and proud father in v1, Lillian. The grouping looks so good.

Dave

ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 373 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 8:39 AM

Great series!

morpheus1955
3 Jul 2014 - 8:41 AM

Fabulous set of images Lillian

Hugh

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 8:49 AM

Fine capture Lillian.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6272 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 9:51 AM

gorgeous

Fred263
Fred263 Plus Member 3Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
3 Jul 2014 - 10:14 AM

Outstanding set of images, Lillian. Superb detail & light. v2 is my fave.

Fred

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 10:50 AM

A super group of group shots, Lillian! Smile Think V1 has to be my fave, though Wink
Trev Smile

marktc
marktc Plus Member 485 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 11:53 AM

Great composition Lillian, as Dave says the grouping is perfect. Nice set of images indeed.

digital_boi
3 Jul 2014 - 11:55 AM

majestic and endearing captures Lillian very special indeed

Graham

CaroleS
CaroleS  5258 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 1:00 PM

The light really was not in your favour - but my goodness you handled it well. GorgeousSmile

christinecilia
christinecilia Plus Member 3christinecilia vcard England
3 Jul 2014 - 2:36 PM

so beautiful lillian. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 4JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 5:34 PM

How wonderful - a beautiful set.
Ju

doverpic
doverpic Plus Member 2doverpic vcard United Kingdom
3 Jul 2014 - 6:32 PM

V1 great imageSmileSmile

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven Plus Member 3281 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 7:48 PM

Nice set.................GrinGrin

danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 11543 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2014 - 10:52 PM

Just right for the family album.

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 9135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2014 - 5:30 PM

What a sight. I love the poses in V2!

But a twig to fight over? They're really scrimping on toys this year Wink

Andrew

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2014 - 8:47 PM

It must have been difficult to expose these correctly given the harsh light but you've done it perfectly IMHO. A wonderful set of images of these majestic big cats, never seen white lions before

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