Bronze 2021 / Nature / Wildlife

Movement

  • Prizes
    Bronze in Nature/Wildlife
  • Photographer
    Thomas Vijayan

5 Cheetahs from 3 different families have united for the very first time ever. There is a leader also for this newly formed group and normally the leader always takes the first step in attacking and all others follow. Since they are strong 5 member team they make a kill each day. They also have a unique style of making a kill, unlike normal stalking and sprint. The catch of this photo is the perfect attacking position and the low-level shot.

My name is Thomas Vijayan, I am basically an Architect hailing from Kerala, India also known as God’s Own Country, was brought up in Bangalore and later moved to Canada, where I am now settled with my family. I have travelled all round the world for photography which is my passion but not my profession. The big cats have always been my favorite. To me there is nothing called "perfection" in any photography, every click to me is an experience and the more I click I feel I have learned something new from it, and I give more importance to quality pictures than quantity. I love nature and I can