This lion was in search of shade as the sun was rising ever higher in the morning sky, a commodity not easy to find during the dry season near the Etosha Pan.

Southern Africa is experiencing a deep drought while north-eastern region flooding – an ever more common scenario of extremes.

  • Aperture: ƒ/8
  • Camera: NIKON D5
  • Focal length: 700mm
  • ISO: 360
  • Shutter speed: 1/1250 s