South Africa, 2019
We don’t have many strong images of Black Panthers, but the three that I have from the last twelve years are all coveted. I don’t think there is another animal that tests our camera systems and indeed our camera work as much as these beautiful cats.
On this occasion I was flat on the ground in a purpose built cage. That gave me a chance, but they move so quickly. Everything is stretched to the limit - I need a fast shutter speed, I need some depth of field - well more than at F2 and I need low light and would prefer to work into it. It is very low percentage photography. But when it works...
|Size(s)||Standard: 132 cm x 135 cm - Large: 180 cm x 185 cm - (sizes including frame)|
|Presentation||Museum Glass, Passe-Partout & Black wooden frame|
|Edition of||12 (large size), 12 (standard size)|