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By cameracat
Hi folks,

Well this image sums up our Pixels grass growing study rather well, So for now we will leave it at thatGrin

Not sure what her next project will be, But she is a highly intelligent cat and always coming up with some new ( Or is that throwing up something new ).

WhateverSmile I'm sure it will be as riveting as the watching grass grow seriesWink

On a technical note, This series of pix might appear a tad oversharp, However that is not the case, Fact is there are hundreds maybe more very small catch lights ( Or is that Cats Lights ) reflecting of her very shiny fur coat, This whole series was shot at quite a high ISO in very bright sunlight conditions, It is something I have been experimenting with lately.

The ISO I was using for the whole series was between 1000 & 1600 with - 1/3 exposure comp, Been testing some theories of mine for a while and so far the results have been very pleasing and surprising, No noise reduction involved in camera or post processing either, In fact almost zero post work apart from resize & border and a hint of selective sharpen to compensate for crushing the detail when downsizing for upload.

Well that's enough guff for one day, Have a good weekend.



Tags: Black cat Pets and captive animals Norfolk 2013

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Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2013 12:48PM
Thank you for sharing your lovely cat with us. Peter.

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SlowSong Plus
11 8.9k 30 England
9 Nov 2013 1:36PM
Smile Job Done.

Interesting reading about your exposure experiments. Smile
lovely eyes great shot lovely and sharp. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
tomcat 14 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2013 6:31PM
Methinks she deserves some extra treats for all her hard workWink

An interesting point you raise Vince, I wouldn't have a clue how to run a post noise reduction process. Never have doneBlush

On the cat front, our Foster, aged 8 and a bit. passed away a few weeks ago - heart attack or a respiratory seizure???Sad
All very distressing

We have had two new Ginger boys since they were 6 weeks old - Coming up for 7 months now and off for the snip in a couple of weeks
Haven't posted any images yet - had some daft idea it would be tempting fate
They are called Dillon and Noel

Thanks for reading

annettep38 8 219 42 Germany
28 Nov 2013 9:45AM
glad to learn about cat's light. I always wondered.
Cats don't need noise reductions, they reduce it themselves. after all they detest techno of any kind so you wouldn't get a picture of a cat on a hoover,right.
I have listened very carefully to all my cat pics and can't hear anything apart from a very slight purr WinkWinkWinkTongueTongueTongue
The only serious pics I took since I was back from Malaysia were also of my two toms, feels free to look at Fafnir the black guard cat.

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