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Canon 50D; Tamron 18-270; ISO 1600; 270mm; f22: 1/400th sec.
While on Safari our guide was looking for a particular lion pride when we noticed a storm on the horizon. African storms come up quickly and can be quite violent. As our guide was "buttoning up" the open air vehicle with canvas sides, I saw a lone impala cross the ridge line. We knew he was watching for lions too but stopped for just a moment to give us a good looking over and I got the shot.
I did not have time to change settings (things happen quickly in the bush) otherwise I would have opened the lens a bit and lowered the ISO
Also by Butch Mazzzuca
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