African Lion

© Marsha M. Rollins

African Lion

November 01, 2008

Stunning!! Beautiful composition and
setting. #1027344

Karen E. Baumann November 01, 2008

Wow! Marsha, you captured this king of the jungle with an intense, yet pensive expression. This is a beautiful image with wonderful rich colors and the POV is perfect. I love the light in this shot too! Nicely done! #6693750

Karen K. Givens November 01, 2008

Wow this really beautiful Marsha, great lighting and composition. Love it. :) #6694235

Sharon F. Morris November 01, 2008

Love it Marsha. It is beautiful love the composition and clarity. Great job!! #6694252

Joan Powell November 01, 2008

a most beautiful image ! #6694346

Angie M. Davis November 01, 2008

Marsha, this is just beautiful. I love the colors and the details in his face. Just stunning! #6694501

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. November 01, 2008

EXCELLENT!

KARU. #6694640

Michelle Alton November 02, 2008

Very impressive portrait! The light on his head is perfect. #6695126

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe November 02, 2008

Beautiful image and color, Marsha! Beautifully captured!!....Denny #6697482

Marsha M. Rollins November 06, 2008

Thanks everyone for the great comments! #6717526

Debbie S. Steinhausser November 17, 2008

Simply gorgeous! #6767180

Alison Greenwood November 25, 2008

Wow!!! This is amazing! Congratulations on your POTD! #6800909

Pradeep K. Kaushik November 25, 2008

Awesome shot Marsha! #6800917

Shirley Sicurello level-classic November 25, 2008

Amazing image-gorgeous! Congrats on your POTD. #6800947

Laura E. Swan level-classic November 25, 2008

BEAUTIFUL!!! -Laura Swan #6800951

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic November 25, 2008

Congrats on this royal capture and POTD, Marsha.

UB. #6800975

Susie Peek-Swint November 25, 2008

Stunning capture Marsha ~ many congrats on this beautiful POTD! #6800990

Anita Tykwinski November 25, 2008

Fantastic, stunning and all of the above Marsha. #6801174

Karen K. Givens November 25, 2008

Congrats on your POTD, love this. :) #6801236

Jay M. Schulz November 25, 2008

This would make a great canvas! What a beautiful image that stand head and shoulders above other similar images. The details and softness set it apart. Just another example of great photography taking a well photographed subject and making it fresh and new. Great job. #6801708

Joy Rector November 25, 2008

congrats on the POTD #6801758

Sharon King November 25, 2008

WOW, this is Beautiful!! #6801784

Kathy L. Clark November 25, 2008

Congrats Marsha on your beautiful POTD. Lovely treatment on this. #6801840

Connie S. Gentz November 25, 2008

Amazing! I absolutely love this photo! #6801841

Lori Carlson November 25, 2008

Mesmerizing portrait, Marsha! Warm and inviting! Love it!! Big congrats! :0) #6801855

Jean E. Hildebrant November 25, 2008

Beautiful! Regal looking. Did you use the Orton technique on this? Love the warmth and softness. #6802063

Michelle D. Milliman November 25, 2008

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL! I'm trying to figure out your post processing... Such rich colors and just something about it that makes it stand out. Care to share???? #6802075

Patricia (Pat) C. Exum November 25, 2008

This is the absolute best image I have ever seen of the Lion at the National Zoo! Did you do a painterly technique on this image? It's so beautiful!

Pat #6802106

Sandy Powers November 25, 2008

Aaaaaauuugh! This is so beautiful! What else can I say. It takes my breath away. #6802156

Melissa G. Meiselman November 25, 2008

Incredible portrait of a lion and congratulations on your POTD, Marsha!!! #6802198

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic November 25, 2008

Stunning capture of this beautiful Lion.......Well done and congrats on the POTD! #6802219

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic November 25, 2008

Breathtakingly majestic!
Love the light and the pose.
Congratz on your POTD!
~Lisa #6802245

Meghan Gonski November 25, 2008

This is great just like everyone else said. I have a question, is this a original photograph or is it edited in a photo program to get that amazing look? #6802267

John R. Sanchez November 25, 2008

Congrats on the award! This has to be the best photo I've ever seen of a Lion. Absolutely beautiful shot! #6802476

Muna A. Al Zaabi November 25, 2008

Beautiful Capture, Congrats on your POTD #6802490

Deborah A. Ciullo November 25, 2008

Congratulations on a well deserved POTD!!! Absolutely beautiful image Marsha!!! Gorgeous colors and stunning effects. Fantastic job!!! #6802494

Colleen Farrell November 25, 2008

Beautiful capture and great painterly effects! Congratulations on your POTD! #6802593

Penny l. Haviland November 25, 2008

Wow! Excellent! Congrats! #6802700

Sara Dunn November 25, 2008

Beautiful #6802723

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe November 25, 2008

I'm in AWE Marsha, you really did a beautiful job on this image. I love lions and I love this!!! A fav, congratulations on your POTD!

Donna #6802753

Dennis Walton November 25, 2008

Definitely looks like the King of Beasts! #6802856

Guy D. Biechele level-classic November 25, 2008

Great portrait. Wonderful color and light. Congratulations on this fine POTD! #6802881

Cheryl Meisel November 25, 2008

Beautiful wall perfect. Love the painted effect, suits it well!
BIG CONGRATS on your well deserved wins with this one!
Cherylm #6803050

A P November 25, 2008

Congratulations on this GORGEOUS POTD, Marsha!!! #6803427

Donna R. Wageman November 25, 2008

THE ULTIMATE IN AN ANIMAL IMAGE.!
CONGRATULATIONS !!!!!!!!!!! #6803507

DiAnna F. Paulk November 25, 2008

Great image, Marsha!! Congratulations! #6803789

Joseph R. Ombrello November 25, 2008

Marsha, That is a gorgeous photo. The clarity, color and Compositiion are stunning. Well deserved POTD. #6803963

James Reininger November 25, 2008

Wow!!! Stunning colors and details. Congrats on your POTD. #6804033

Cary Rogers November 25, 2008

Marsha, CONGRATULATIONS on this outstanding POTD!! magnificent lighting, colors, and "fine arts" processing! #6804178

Michael Umbreit November 25, 2008

Marsha - Congratulations on your POTD! Wonderful shot and treatment! - Mike #6804517

Janie S. Oliver November 25, 2008

absolutely outstanding. fantastic lighting, color, and perspective. #6804555

Mary K. Robison November 25, 2008

Marvelous portrait, Marsha ~
Congratulations on your well-deserved POTD! #6804695

Robert Baer November 25, 2008

amazing. love the soft colors and those eyes!!! #6804709

Vickie Burt November 25, 2008

An absolutely stunning photo Marsha!!
I would also be interested to know what treatment it received in the post processing, if you would care to share? #6807307

Alex Ringer November 26, 2008

First of all Marshe I am stunned. The Animals King couldn't have get a better portrait than your photo. I don't think I've ever seen such a beautiful lion and you've captured its kingship so well that I can see the crown on his head. Where your lion lives? And who takes care of him so well.
My congratulations for winning the PhotOfTheDay ௵ #6808061

November 26, 2008

Stnning photo on the king of beasts, Marsha. How did you manage studio lighting for this capture? There are three distinct catch lights in the lion's eyes. Please share your setup, and post processing info for this magnificent shot, and congratulations on this outstanding POTD! #6809995

Corinne M. Thompson November 26, 2008

Fabulous image, congrats on your POTD! #6810741

Nancy Donnell November 26, 2008

Awesome! #6812893

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton November 27, 2008

Splendid!! Congratulations! #6816597

November 30, 2008

WOW What a terrific shot Congratulations #6830147

Anne M. Young level-addict December 22, 2008

Congratulations - everything has alreday been said about this amazing image! #6923938

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic December 22, 2008

Congratulations again.

UB. #6924956

Robert Baer December 22, 2008

unbelievable!!! congrats on this awesome image. #6929521

Sam Britt December 22, 2008

Congratulations, Marsha. Awesome finalist. #6930914

Carole Saar April 24, 2009

Congratulations on being a finalist. Your gallery is simply awesome!!!!!!!
One day I hope to be just a fraction of how good you are. #7444365

John C. Ensign November 02, 2011

Wow Marsha! This picture is most Amazing and Majestic. I absolutely LOVE IT!!! Congrats on the Finalist Award ;-)

John #9778351


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Description

Taken at the National Zoo in DC.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, ExposureTime: 1/50 seconds, ISO: 900, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: NIKON D200

Uploaded on November 01, 2008

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