Czech Republic based photographer and graphic designer Lukas Holas captures truly majestic photos of animals in these stunning black and white portraits. The photos you see below are part of a series titled Portraits of Animals which conveys Hola's love for animals and photography.
Taken with a black backdrop all of the focus is shifted to the animal, creating a powerful photos that captures the animals characteristics and personality. Holas writes on his Behance page, "I am a small-town photographer and a graphic designer from the Czech Republic. My dream is taking pictures of wild and exotic animals in their natural environment." You can view more of his work here.