Daughter of Mambirri, chasing a warthog
Nikon D3x, 200-400mm, 1/640 @ f9, ISO 800
What a wonderful morning today at Exeter River Lodge here in the Sabi Sands. We followed this subadult female, and she stalked and attempted a kill of a family of four warthogs. She missed, but she got darned close. I knew that I was going to have autofocus issues in the tall grass, so I stopped down to f/9 just in case the autofocus point missed the mark during the chase. I am very glad that I did, as I needed all of the depth of field I could muster in an attempt to also get the warthog’s shape in the frame. I didn’t use my D3, primarily because I wanted a larger file to crop from in case the chase happened in another direction from me. Awesome day, and I still have yet to post images from the past 3 days.