Lion cub up a tree in Serengeti, Tanzania. Taken with a Canon 40D and a 70-300 IS USM lens. This is by far my most popular image – just take a look at the features and challenge placements below!
- Winner of the Cubs challenge in the Big Cats group.
- Winner of the Close-Up Animal Protrait challenge in the Indigenous to East & Southern Africa group.
- Winner of the Eye Contact with the Big 5 challenge in the Eye Contact group.
- Finished 7th in the Babies, Babies, Babies challenge of the Canon DSLR group.
- Finished 5th in the Big Cats challenge of the 4 Winners Only group.
- Finished 7th in the Predators! challenge of the African Art & Photography group.
- Finished 3rd in the Wild Animals Face to Face challenge in the 4 Winners Only group.
- Finished 4th in the Eye Contact in Trees challenge of the Eye Contact group.
- Finished 6th in the Big Cats December Avatar challenge.
- Finished 5th in the Exotic Animals It’s All in the Eyes challenge.
- Finished 8th in the A Whole Lot of Cute challenge of the All Animals Great and Small group.
- Finished 5th in the Lions challenge of the Fauna, Flora, and Landscapes of South Africa group.
- Finished 10th in the Staring you in the Face challenge of the Fauna, Flora, and Landscapes of South Africa group.
- Finished 9th in the Animals of Africa! challenge of the All Animals Great and Small group.
- Finished 8th in the Avatar challenge of the Animal Kingdom group.
- Finished 4th in the Out First Challenge challenge of the Mozambique and Neighboring Countries group.
- Featured in Big Cats.
- Featured in Mozambique and Neighboring Countries.
- Featured in African Arts and Writing.
- Featured in All Animals Great And Small.
- Featured in Baby Animals.
- Featured in Fauna, Flora, and Landscapes of South Africa.
- Featured in Eye Contact.
- Featured in The Beauty of Nature.
- Featured in Top Shelf Wildlife & Nature Art.
- Featured in Animal Photography.
- Featured in 4 Winners Only.
- Featured on the RedBubble Home Page on 7/13/2009.
Also, to its credit:
- Over 6000 views.
- Over 100 comments and 70 favorites.
- 3 postcard sales!
- Printed in Ker & Downey Winter 2009 magazine.
- Printed in an Implats 2010 calendar.