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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Post Editor

From FWR:

No comment on the photography.


If you're lucky enough to have a pet (or two or three) that enjoy posing for the camera, why not try something different?

A close up portrait of your pooch, a different angle on your angelfish, or a monochromatic moggie!

This one was Jax stretching out, enjoying a bit of a tickle. Phone at hand I managed to zoom in at an angle, without disturbing his enjoyment, and captured the details and contrast of his white whiskers against the dark background.

From bobstafford:

Some thought went into this image. Inspired thinking taking a cat from this angle. The texture and the attention to the whiskers' detail is fantastic


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paulh, hiding under my bed

I hope the cat in the picture is having naughty thoughts about being photographed. Cats are like that: they want you to *think* they are peaceful, so they can suddenly twist or pounce or start playing...


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Caiman raptor elk - Escaping the Array

My first look said either a cactus or something from the bottom of the sea, until I recognised the feline nose.
Photos do not show if it is soft hair or sharp bristles / spikes.


Nicely detailed.


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Array

Cheers smiley - cheers


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paulh, hiding under my bed

I was cantankerous a while back, but I now see the error of my ways. Sleeping cats *can* be beautiful at times. Usually I react well to nice colors, but a good black and white pattern can win me over.

Still, there are times when I'd like to see cats *do* something to earn the praise we give them smiley - evilgrin. Probably my bad for thinking that way, but in real life I am unfailingly nice to cats. Maybe not a lot to work with, but there it is. smiley - smiley


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Post Editor

Philip K Dick wrote a novel once in which Jesus appeared to the main character and told him that the only reason he was worthy of salvation was that he had been nice to a cat. smiley - zen


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paulh, hiding under my bed

I'm reading "Born to be posthumous," a biography of Edward Gorey. Gorey was indifferent to people, but if something happened to his cats, he would record it in his diary.


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SashaQ - happysad

That is a fascinating perspective! smiley - cat Fascinating to study the different textures of the whiskers and the fur, too smiley - biggrin


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Array

Othanks Sashasmiley - cheers


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Post 10

bobstafford

The more I look at this image the more I like it, excellent! smiley - cheers


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paulh, hiding under my bed

It's a real crowd-pleaser. Watch for it on the front page of the average newspaper on a slow news day. smiley - winkeye


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