GRIZZLY BEAR I take a lot of out of focus pictures but usually not deliberately! When I was focusing my lens for this shot, however, I felt that blurring the main subject added an aura of mystery to the scene. The focus shifts to the falling snow while the details are left to the imagination.
Wildlife photographer Hannes Lochner spent two years in the harsh surroundings of the Kalahari Desert to chronicle the life of a female leopard, and in doing so delved into a dark and fascinating nocturnal world of big cats and other predators.
Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) at woodland pool, feeding on nut, Scotland. Did you know? Despite now being a major focus for conservation efforts, in 1903 the Highland Squirrel Club was established to control red squirrels, which were causing damage to trees, and over 82,000 animals were killed in the 20 years up to 1933.