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By AnneWorner  
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.


Tags: Feline Cat Close-up Close-up and macro Tabby Meow Ginger cat Pet portrait Pets and captive animals Wefi Tom-cat Purr

Voters: KBan, phil99, GalleryGirl and 84 more

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KBan 13 502 4 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2007 10:44PM
the comp. is fine with me Anne

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GalleryGirl 10 4 2 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2007 10:53PM
Awww cute! Stunning shot. Great clarity
Marilyn x
nasia 10 Greece
10 Nov 2007 10:54PM
10 Nov 2007 10:54PM
I like it Anne, nice composition and colour, excellent detail, a beautiful looking cat,
10 Nov 2007 10:56PM
Brilliant! Love the angle on this one.
Marian 12 62 England
10 Nov 2007 11:02PM
Its sharp, it's appealling, and it's cute. Love it. Marian
athos55 12 11 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2007 11:11PM
Don't like the frame but the image is superb.
fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
10 Nov 2007 11:12PM
Rules are there to be broken! Great composition and excellent detail = super picture.

Danny_Peters 11 159 England
10 Nov 2007 11:58PM
Rules schmules. More of the same all the time gets boring. I agree with athos on the frame but the picture is splendid.
11 Nov 2007 12:28AM
love the composition greatclear image
glazzaro 13 70 23 United States
11 Nov 2007 12:53AM
Now those eyes could melt ones heart Spot on! Click!!!

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
11 Nov 2007 1:07AM
Looks like he could be a bit scrappy-- excellent color and detail!

NPHART 12 2 Canada
11 Nov 2007 1:10AM
Great, Great shot!
11 Nov 2007 1:17AM
Anne, this is such a cool shot. Great detail and she's sooooo cute. Melts my heart.
chrissd 12 304 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2007 3:46AM
what a great pose, simply delish Smile
11 Nov 2007 4:01AM
Superb detail

Ceciliat 13 6 Philippines
11 Nov 2007 5:46AM
Excellent colour and eye detail.
Well captured...
graff 11 2 France
11 Nov 2007 6:48AM
smashing....lovely having cats I thnk is such fun...
Rogerex 11 32 12 Australia
11 Nov 2007 7:07AM
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.
imagio 11 12 1 England
11 Nov 2007 8:15AM
Who cares about rules Anne, and besides rules are meant to be broken..excellent shot..

ChristineL 13 39 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2007 8:21AM
he's great and I love the composition, I like to do this kind of thing too,
MickyMc 10 8 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2007 8:46AM
A lovely portrait of Scrapper absolutely spot on.
Richsr 11 91 223 England
11 Nov 2007 9:03AM
Like the details and colours in this - certain a nice portrait image.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2007 9:40AM
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!
madusa1 10
11 Nov 2007 10:04AM
Stunning capture well taken. Very cute too.
bayleaf 10 8 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2007 10:09AM
You may have broken the 'rules' Anne but you have produced a superb image. I love everything about it.

danbrann Plus
13 637 17
11 Nov 2007 10:27AM
Rules are meant to be broken. If it looks right it loks right and this one looks right. Well done.
robincoombes 11 1 5 Wales
11 Nov 2007 12:44PM
Wonderful expression

Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
11 Nov 2007 1:45PM
Nice detail. Lovely shot.
robway 13 318 Wales
11 Nov 2007 1:50PM
Great feline portrait. Superb framing.
imander 11 388 7 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2007 2:02PM
superb portrait, great looking feline
derekv 10 3 England
11 Nov 2007 2:15PM
They don't come any sharper than this, Anne, beautiful shot.
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
11 Nov 2007 2:56PM
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.
MandsH 11 England
11 Nov 2007 4:01PM
Wonderful, love this so much I could click forever.
TyChee 13 275 1 United States
11 Nov 2007 4:03PM
Excellent capture. Love his expression.
davidhu 12 19 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2007 4:06PM
A classy and highly original shot.
love the comp ...cute
Rock Plus
16 10 2 England
11 Nov 2007 9:49PM
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.

kinfatric 13 550 9 Scotland
11 Nov 2007 10:23PM
i like the lines and the way its looking out of the frame
microchip 10 1 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2007 10:26PM
Super detail great comp a realy sharp photo of a beautiful cat,....Like the eyes..
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
11 Nov 2007 10:53PM
A superbly detailed portrait of this handsome ginger Tom
Bodiewil 10 46 Wales
11 Nov 2007 11:35PM
Wonderful detail Anne, there are no rules.!!! Brilliant image I love the way that Scrapper's eye line matches the board lines.... A cracker.

CrownJoolz 11 7 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2007 11:36PM
THis image is absolute perfection! Love it!!!
Brilane 11 5 12 Wales
12 Nov 2007 12:05AM
The composition works well. Nice eyes on the cat.
JimV 11 6 3 Canada
12 Nov 2007 2:34AM
This is a gorgeous shot Anne, the composition is excellent, stunning even!
Rgds., Jim
newy17 12 273 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2007 4:24AM
love the comp anne and beautifully captured,,
12 Nov 2007 12:15PM
Expression caught brilliantly
proz 13 205 United States
12 Nov 2007 1:41PM
a cracker Anne, love that face!!
piccy 12 8 Wales
12 Nov 2007 3:54PM
Really gorgeous - like the angle you've taken him.
Tony_Baloni 12 9 1 Scotland
12 Nov 2007 4:52PM
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.

Digicat 11 127
12 Nov 2007 5:46PM
what gorgeous soft eyes - aaaw Grin
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
12 Nov 2007 5:48PM
Like the comp here.Rules are made to be broken.
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2023 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2007 9:20PM
Beautifully taken and with a masterly presentation.
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
13 Nov 2007 4:16AM
GREAT composition. Fantastic sharpness in the fur and I love the boards, leading us into the shot.
Possum 11 148 England
13 Nov 2007 5:30PM
The clarity of detail you achieve is enviable.
SandraKay Plus
11 233 4 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2007 9:54PM
The colour is so very realistic. Smashing shot.
wyatturp 12 2 England
14 Nov 2007 8:21AM
The comp makes the picture for me, well done

brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2007 10:08AM
Beautiful whiskers and so well shown, but why does he look so sad?
zed 14 551 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2007 5:40PM
A cute kitty, whiskers look great..Smile

alliec 12 1 3
16 Nov 2007 6:26AM
The composition is awesome, it is a really superb image. Love the eyes.

26 Nov 2007 7:03PM
amazing cat and amazing photo! well done!
Nettles 11 England
30 Nov 2007 9:40AM
What a super looking cat and a great angle to shoot from.
An excellent capture. Annette
stevebostock 12 244 England
3 Dec 2007 8:16AM
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

doctorsid 15 12 United States
6 Dec 2007 3:33PM
Detail and Composition are superb

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