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Dreaming in the Sunshine

By Lillian  
Young male lion caught in the autumn colours and sunshine....dreaming
a memorable day for me in many ways, also shared with Carol, with the dew still on the ground
Hand held with the Jeep engine runningGrin taken at Knowlsey Safari Park under the trees

So pleased that you enjoyed the macro 'critters' and special thanks go to
Steve, Kathryn and Carol for your User Awards, very much appreciated

Off to Arundel Wetlands tomorrow anyone wishing to join us for the Water Voles and water Rail
just PM me

thanks for looking and commenting


Tags: General Male lion Autumnal colours Wildlife and nature Knowlsey Safari Park

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30 Nov 2013 7:33AM
Wonderful captureGrin
fentiger 21 920 24 England
30 Nov 2013 7:42AM
Beautifully detailed portrait.

andylea 13 37 1 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 7:42AM
i'm dreaming of sunshine like that lillian it's going to be sunny today but cooold brilliant light and detail a real belter nice one Wink
CarolG 15 199 20 Greece
30 Nov 2013 7:46AM
A beautiful image of this fine creature, Lillian. Carol
capto Plus
10 7.0k 32 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 8:12AM
Well taken, could be in Africa.Smile

cabbie Plus
15 31 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 8:23AM
Top quality again Lillian well done indeed

30 Nov 2013 8:23AM
Fine portrait Lillian, excellent detail captured,
morpheus1955 15 3 2 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 8:41AM
Wonderful shot Lillian, lovely light and great pose

Hermanus 10 4 South Africa
30 Nov 2013 8:52AM
Such a lovely image this Lillian !! Very well takenGrin
fificat100 11 5 2 Scotland
30 Nov 2013 9:00AM
A beauty, Lillian, well taken

ddolfelin 10 103 3 Wales
30 Nov 2013 9:09AM
That's an achievement with the Jeep engine running!
Not a particularly fast shutter either.
Great job, Lillian.
richmowil Plus
13 484 2 England
30 Nov 2013 9:15AM
Excellent portrait Lillian!! Love the natural background that helps make the Lion stand out!!
cardikit 9 3 1 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 9:23AM
A beauty Lillian! Lovely light - the bokeh fantastic in the background. Smile

Chinga Plus
11 104 3 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 9:58AM
Simply beautiful this portrait... Lovely look on her face!
ChiliMan 16 135 17 Singapore
30 Nov 2013 10:22AM
Handheld with the engine running and so very clear and sharp! BRAVO, Lillian Smile

A thoroughly stunning lion shot and with that dreamy bokeh too Smile

helenlinda Plus
15 374 22 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 10:25AM
A beautiful capture Lillian SmileSmile
Nikonuser1 Plus
10 172 16 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 10:36AM
Super capture LillianSmile

Mollycat Plus
9 21 2 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 10:52AM
Very pensive, miles away. Probably dreaming of dinner. Superb, yet again, Lillian. GrinGrin Peter.
30 Nov 2013 11:12AM
I wouldn't hurt a fly Honest.
Such an innocent expression.
That's excellent soft bokeh in the trees behind.

30 Nov 2013 11:21AM
A lovely portrait of this lion. I like your depth of field giving a great background. Well done Lillian.
achieverswales 12 8 101 Wales
30 Nov 2013 11:46AM
Absolutely stunning capture of this magnificent beast Lillian.


ugly Plus
14 9 58 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 11:47AM
Another great image of this king of cats.

Well done..

AnnChown 12 207 1 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 12:20PM
A lovely portrait Lillian. The bokeh is just beautiful too!
sparrowhawk Plus
13 282 3 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 12:25PM
i wonder whats on her mind? great shot
netta1234 10 382 2 Wales
30 Nov 2013 12:33PM
This is lovely LillianSmile
Nigeve1 9 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 12:35PM
Excellent Lion Portrait.
ali63 10 791 1 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 12:38PM
Wonderful capture,

Ali Smile
30 Nov 2013 1:03PM
The pose of this majestic lion is fabulous and so is the capture, Lillian ! The look in its eyes is stunning!
30 Nov 2013 1:22PM
Fabulous shot Lillian, and perfect Title.

John Smile
rayme330 10 17 1 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 1:22PM
A regal portrait of a magnificent beast Lillian.

Irishkate 11 45 121 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 1:34PM
V ery beautiful image Lillian - sorry my UA is gone for today.
This is worthy of many.
EMJAYCEE 13 10 10 England
30 Nov 2013 1:46PM
Perfect title for a perfect capture Lillian.
pks 18 2 England
30 Nov 2013 2:08PM
lovely eye contact and colour

mikbee 15 3 8 Scotland
30 Nov 2013 2:32PM
I wonder if lions count sheep when they are dreaming Lillian !!
Good shot.
Glostopcat 16 255 2 England
30 Nov 2013 2:33PM
A terrific portrait of this majestic and regal looking young lion
TrevBatWCC Plus
14 13 19 England
30 Nov 2013 2:57PM
A super capture of what lions like doing, lion - sorry - lying around! Wink
Trev Smile
beautiful shot love it. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
30 Nov 2013 3:31PM
Stunning Lillian. He's beautiful and look at those eyes. Just beautiful.
Wish I didn't live so far away, i'd love some days with you guys Sad I'll get there one day I hope.

pluckyfilly 15 351 33 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 4:41PM
would love to join you tomorrow but too much going on at the moment Lillian, great shot
Maiwand 15 3 73 England
30 Nov 2013 4:49PM
Excellent portrait of this superb animal Lillian.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
CliffGreen 10 8 2 Scotland
30 Nov 2013 4:56PM
Wonderful portrait complimented by the bokeh.
SUE118 Plus
14 8 1 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 5:23PM
Such a cutey.
bobsblues 12 10 2 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 5:32PM
Beautiful Lillian superb shot.
BarbaraR 16 1.2k 1 England
30 Nov 2013 5:44PM
Perfect of this fine young cat.

ColleenA Plus
10 503 8 Australia
30 Nov 2013 5:44PM
He is a beautiful young lion, well captured Lillian, enjoy your day out tomorrow
jacquig 8 3 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 6:20PM
Such a wistful expression. Perfect exposure, lovely colour and bokeh. Great image. Smile
Brilliant sharp shot

goso 16 2 1 Australia
30 Nov 2013 9:44PM
10/10 Lillian ...Bill
pamelajean Plus
16 1.8k 2264 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 9:46PM
Love the sparkling eyes and background bokeh, Lillian.
janlea 10 3 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2013 7:26AM
A beautiful capture Lillian, wonderful detail and colour Smile
1 Dec 2013 7:37AM
A very contented lion, beautifully photographed, Lillian.

LynneJoyce Plus
14 22 101 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2013 8:36AM
He's a lovely young beast, nicely captured of course.
2 Dec 2013 12:00PM
Such a handsome lad Lillian, and captured so beautifully...stunning Grin

Lynette Grin
JuBarney Plus
11 36 6 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2013 4:01PM
A wonderful shot of this "dreamer" and love your POV and DoF.
17 Jan 2014 8:28PM
Beautiful shot it xxxSmile

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