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    This cheetah mother was teaching her big cub how to climb a tree. It was difficult and after some attempts which took around 20 minutes he/she managed to reach the mother who rewarded the cub by a kiss.
    WHAT MAKES THIS PHOTO GREAT?
    Composition 12
    Lighting 9
    Creativity 8
    Story 10

    This is a beautiful, tender moment that allows us to identify with the animal kingdom. The soft background, earth tones, and composition really make this photo great. Nice job, Ali!

    Lindsay Kuczera
    Digital Media Specialist, National Geographic Expeditions
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: May 24, 2014
    Date Uploaded: Jan 12, 2017
    Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D4S
    Focal Length: 600 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/640 sec
    Aperture: f/5.6
    ISO: 400
    Copyright: © Ali Saifaldeen
    Categories: Animals, Nature, Travel
    Assignments: Caption This, Resolutions to Travel, Because of Her, I Love You, Epic, Finding Family, The Gift of Life, Minimalism, Empathy Gap