This shot was taken late afternoon in the Maasai Mara. I was following a mother cheetah with her grown cubs. Cheetahs like climbing to higher look-out points to be able to scan the area for potential prey or predators. When I saw the dead tree, I knew this would be a perfect opportunity as the group would be tempted to climb it, and with the sun setting in the background, they did.

My settings were ISO 200, F/ 6.3 and a shutter speed of 1/8000 using a Canon 1DX Mark II with a 500mm lens.

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