During year 12, the lions at Melbourne Zoo and I got very well acquainted. Most weekends and every opportunity I had I was standing by that massive enclosure or stalking around to my favourite spots where I could get the best view to sketch and photograph these boys. There are 4 male lions all together in the one enclosure and they are the most gorgeous beasties. Some days I would stand there for 8 hours with my Canon 450D and 18-135mm. In the rain.
Everyone would say I was ‘obsessed with lions’ and my reply was always “oh, its just my studio subject”. Lets be honest. I was a bit obsessed haha. The things you do for highschool, that aren’t reflected in your marks. disappointing, but I had a lot of fun shooting all year.
Something about this pose and how the light hits mr lion there reminds me of Narnia. I love that movie!