Monday, September 30, 2019

The majestic lion king in beautiful black and white photos

The majestic lion king in beautiful black and white photos
The lion photos carried out by Laurent Baheux, a French photographer. He photographed in many countries in Africa for 17 years, which shows the majesty and bravery of kings of the wild.

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The majestic lion king in beautiful black and white photos
These are pictures from the latest book by French photographer Laurent Baheux, called Lions. He has taken these pictures for 17 years, in many countries in Africa such as Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Namibia and Botswana ...
The majestic lion king in beautiful black and white photos
Baheaux has a great love for lions. He could spend hours shooting them everyday. Every time he took a picture, he always worked alone without his assistant, using a remote camera or a drone to avoid interfering with the lion's daily life.
The majestic lion king in beautiful black and white photos
He enjoyed the image of lions playing or hunting. In his series, there are many photos of lions close-up. In fact, Baheaux rarely takes the initiative to approach lions but allows them to approach themselves.
The majestic lion king in beautiful black and white photos
Baheaux said: "I'm not trying to attract or interfere in the daily life of the lion. Using a large telephoto lens allows me to keep my distance while still getting incredible close-ups. ".
The majestic lion king in beautiful black and white photos
Baheaux is famous for its monochrome (black and white) images of wildlife, displayed in exhibitions around the world. Even so, photographing African lions has a special place because of his love for them.
The majestic lion king in beautiful black and white photos
The encounter with wildlife in general and the lion, in particular, brought great inspiration to Baheaux. In particular, he enjoyed the portrait of the male lion (photo), showing the majesty and mighty as a true king.
The majestic lion king in beautiful black and white photos
Each of his photographs has high resolution, capturing many different motions, postures, behaviors and emotions of the lions.
The majestic lion king in beautiful black and white photos
A total of 115 photos of lions in his book. Baheaux took pictures from March 2002 to June this year, for about 30 trips to Africa.
The majestic lion king in beautiful black and white photos
Baheaux added: "The lion gives me infinite inspiration, a combination of strength, fragility, love and tenderness. For me, this is the most beautiful animal." .
The majestic lion king in beautiful black and white photos
Baheaux dedicated the book he published to "the king of the meadow, the king of animals". The Lions book will be officially launched this October.

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