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I wasn't going to upload any thing else until after the weekend, but after a long day of working outside in the yard, thought it might be nice to kick back and work on the computer.

We now have 4 cats that have made this the place for "dining" out! If this current trend continues I think I will have to get a discount card for the local feed store.

We have named this one Scrapper because he showed up with nicks and cuts all over his face.

I have probably broken some "rules" with this composition, but I like it.

"Y'all" have a really good weekend. All C&C most welcome.

Anne

Camera:Fuji FinePix E900
Lens:Fujinon 4x optical zoom lens
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Scrapper
Username:AnneWorner AnneWorner
Uploaded:10 Nov 2007 - 10:38 PM
Tags:Cat, Close-up, Close-up / macro, Feline, Ginger cat, Meow, Pet portrait, Pets / captive animals, Purr, Tabby, Tom-cat, Wefi
Votes:87

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KBan
KBan e2 Member 9468 forum postsKBan vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2007 - 10:44 PM

the comp. is fine with me Anne
keith

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GalleryGirl
10 Nov 2007 - 10:53 PM

Awww cute! Stunning shot. Great clarity
Marilyn x

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nasia
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10 Nov 2007 - 10:54 PM

cute!!

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Badgerfred
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10 Nov 2007 - 10:54 PM

I like it Anne, nice composition and colour, excellent detail, a beautiful looking cat,
Fred.

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SpeedAltStar
10 Nov 2007 - 10:56 PM

Brilliant! Love the angle on this one.

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Marian
Marian  962 forum posts England
10 Nov 2007 - 11:02 PM

Its sharp, it's appealling, and it's cute. Love it. Marian

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athos55
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10 Nov 2007 - 11:11 PM

Don't like the frame but the image is superb.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2007 - 11:12 PM

Rules are there to be broken! Great composition and excellent detail = super picture.

Albert

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Danny_Peters
Danny_Peters e2 Member 7159 forum postsDanny_Peters vcard England
10 Nov 2007 - 11:58 PM

Rules schmules. More of the same all the time gets boring. I agree with athos on the frame but the picture is splendid.

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BoudoirByHelen
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11 Nov 2007 - 12:28 AM

love the composition greatclear image

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glazzaro
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11 Nov 2007 - 12:53 AM

Now those eyes could melt ones heart Spot on! Click!!!

Greg

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2007 - 1:07 AM

Looks like he could be a bit scrappy-- excellent color and detail!

jennn

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NPHART
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11 Nov 2007 - 1:10 AM

Great, Great shot!

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Skye24Blue
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11 Nov 2007 - 1:17 AM

Anne, this is such a cool shot. Great detail and she's sooooo cute. Melts my heart.
Mac

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chrissd
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11 Nov 2007 - 3:46 AM

what a great pose, simply delish Smile
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graeme34
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11 Nov 2007 - 4:01 AM

Superb detail

Graeme

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Ceciliat
Ceciliat  9 Philippines
11 Nov 2007 - 5:46 AM

Excellent colour and eye detail.
Well captured...

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graff
graff e2 Member 7graff vcard France
11 Nov 2007 - 6:48 AM

smashing....lovely having cats I thnk is such fun...

Last Modified By graff at 11 Nov 2007 - 6:50 AM

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Rogerex
Rogerex e2 Member 831 forum postsRogerex vcard Australia12 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2007 - 7:07 AM

A nicely coloured cat. You have captured his expression beautifully, and the border looks fine to me. It doesn't take my attention from the subject, so it can't be too bad.
Roger

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imagio
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11 Nov 2007 - 8:15 AM

Who cares about rules Anne, and besides rules are meant to be broken..excellent shot..

Bernie

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ChristineL
11 Nov 2007 - 8:21 AM

he's great and I love the composition, I like to do this kind of thing too,
Chris.

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MickyMc
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11 Nov 2007 - 8:46 AM

A lovely portrait of Scrapper absolutely spot on.

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2007 - 9:03 AM

Like the details and colours in this - certain a nice portrait image.
Richard.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8530 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2007 - 9:40 AM

I love everything about this - the angle, crop, composition, the emphasis on those green eyes. Keep breaking the rules, that's what they are there for.
There are cat-people and non-cat-people, and cats can tell them apart. Bear in mind that Scrapper probably has a few other well-trained households, you may get a discount card from your pet-food store, but loyalty cards don't work the same with cats!
Moira

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madusa1
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11 Nov 2007 - 10:04 AM

Stunning capture well taken. Very cute too.
Madusa1.

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bayleaf
bayleaf  7 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2007 - 10:09 AM

You may have broken the 'rules' Anne but you have produced a superb image. I love everything about it.

John.

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danbrann
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11 Nov 2007 - 10:27 AM

Rules are meant to be broken. If it looks right it loks right and this one looks right. Well done.

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robincoombes
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11 Nov 2007 - 12:44 PM

Wonderful expression

Robin

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Hop-A-Long
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11 Nov 2007 - 1:45 PM

Nice detail. Lovely shot.
Andy

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robway
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11 Nov 2007 - 1:50 PM

Great feline portrait. Superb framing.
John

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imander
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11 Nov 2007 - 2:02 PM

superb portrait, great looking feline
ian

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derekv
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11 Nov 2007 - 2:15 PM

They don't come any sharper than this, Anne, beautiful shot.
Derek

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Rende
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11 Nov 2007 - 2:56 PM

I don't know what rules you've broken, but it makes for a wonderfully interesting composition and a lovely image.
Thank you for your kind comments on my leaves.
Rende

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MandsH
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11 Nov 2007 - 4:01 PM

Wonderful, love this so much I could click forever.
mandy

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TyChee
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11 Nov 2007 - 4:03 PM

Excellent capture. Love his expression.
Ty

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davidhu
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11 Nov 2007 - 4:06 PM

A classy and highly original shot.
Dave

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romelyanielsharon
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11 Nov 2007 - 7:37 PM

love the comp ...cute

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2007 - 9:49 PM

I feel that this is a super composition and takes the eye in a very pleasant manner.

Send it to your cat food supplier for publicity purposes.

Rock

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kinfatric
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11 Nov 2007 - 10:23 PM

i like the lines and the way its looking out of the frame

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microchip
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11 Nov 2007 - 10:26 PM

Super detail great comp a realy sharp photo of a beautiful cat,....Like the eyes..
Alan

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Glostopcat
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11 Nov 2007 - 10:53 PM

A superbly detailed portrait of this handsome ginger Tom

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Bodiewil
Bodiewil e2 Member 746 forum postsBodiewil vcard Wales
11 Nov 2007 - 11:35 PM

Wonderful detail Anne, there are no rules.!!! Brilliant image I love the way that Scrapper's eye line matches the board lines.... A cracker.

Dave

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CrownJoolz
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11 Nov 2007 - 11:36 PM

THis image is absolute perfection! Love it!!!

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Brilane
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12 Nov 2007 - 12:05 AM

The composition works well. Nice eyes on the cat.
Brian

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JimV
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12 Nov 2007 - 2:34 AM

This is a gorgeous shot Anne, the composition is excellent, stunning even!
Rgds., Jim

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newy17
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12 Nov 2007 - 4:24 AM

love the comp anne and beautifully captured,,
ian

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Andree_Borrel
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12 Nov 2007 - 12:15 PM

Expression caught brilliantly

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proz
proz  10205 forum posts United States
12 Nov 2007 - 1:41 PM

a cracker Anne, love that face!!

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piccy
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12 Nov 2007 - 3:54 PM

Really gorgeous - like the angle you've taken him.
Freda

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Tony_Baloni
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12 Nov 2007 - 4:52 PM

Super Shot...!

This is a well focused, composed, sharp image showing just how incredible cats look when you give them more than just a glance.

I hope you like this shot as lots of us do.

Tony...

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Digicat  7127 forum posts
12 Nov 2007 - 5:46 PM

what gorgeous soft eyes - aaaw Grin

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mikbee
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12 Nov 2007 - 5:48 PM

Like the comp here.Rules are made to be broken.
Mick.

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12 Nov 2007 - 9:20 PM

Beautifully taken and with a masterly presentation.

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gajewski
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13 Nov 2007 - 4:16 AM

GREAT composition. Fantastic sharpness in the fur and I love the boards, leading us into the shot.
-=\Walter

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13 Nov 2007 - 5:30 PM

The clarity of detail you achieve is enviable.
Allie

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SandraKay
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13 Nov 2007 - 9:54 PM

The colour is so very realistic. Smashing shot.
Sandra

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wyatturp
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14 Nov 2007 - 8:21 AM

The comp makes the picture for me, well done

DougSmile

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brownsilent
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14 Nov 2007 - 10:08 AM

Beautiful whiskers and so well shown, but why does he look so sad?
Johanna

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zed
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15 Nov 2007 - 5:40 PM

A cute kitty, whiskers look great..Smile

zt

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alliec
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16 Nov 2007 - 6:26 AM

The composition is awesome, it is a really superb image. Love the eyes.

Alistair.

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sparky81
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26 Nov 2007 - 7:03 PM

amazing cat and amazing photo! well done!

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30 Nov 2007 - 9:40 AM

What a super looking cat and a great angle to shoot from.
An excellent capture. Annette

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stevebostock
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3 Dec 2007 - 8:16 AM

As an avid cat fan (who'd have thought it) I love gingers, they're always characters and usually toms, so bear the marks of a life in combat. i like the comp on this, a bit different

steveb

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6 Dec 2007 - 3:33 PM

Detail and Composition are superb

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