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Nov 11, 2012 17:24 |  #1

Please tell me what you think the good points of this photo are. I take quite a few photos of my cats but I don't go by any rules, I just take pics and see what I end up with. I like the light tones in the foreground & background. EOS 10D. I think I used my Nifty 50mm with this shot. I have only 3 lenses.

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Nov 11, 2012 18:04 |  #2

Well as a snapshot of a cat it's fine.


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Nov 11, 2012 20:01 |  #3

It's a cat!




  
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Nov 11, 2012 20:04 as a reply to  @ tmoore323's post |  #4

I like this, if the eyes could be lightened just a tad, it would be sweet.We all take photos of our pets, it's all good;)


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Nov 11, 2012 20:06 |  #5

Flo wrote in post #15234665 (external link)
I like this, if the eyes could be lightened just a tad, it would be sweet.We all take photos of our pets, it's all good;)

But we all don't put them up for critique :)




  
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Nov 11, 2012 20:08 |  #6

tmoore323 wrote in post #15234667 (external link)
But we all don't put them up for critique :)

Maybe we should:cool: You go first:p


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Nov 11, 2012 21:27 |  #7

I think the cat's face needs a bit more light. Brighten that a bit and the eyes a bit more and it helps.

Large OOF objects in the foreground generally don't work well.


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Nov 11, 2012 21:32 |  #8

I don't think it's the most flattering pose for this kitty. I would try cropping out all but the head and brightening it in PP. Could turn into a nice shot. If I could figure out how to put your image into my editor I would try it...


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Nov 12, 2012 23:27 |  #9

tmoore323 wrote in post #15234667 (external link)
But we all don't put them up for critique :)

what do you care what someone needs critique on?

I would agree that lightening up his face would make a good difference on this one.


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Nov 13, 2012 13:56 |  #10

e1rlindsay wrote in post #15239281 (external link)
what do you care what someone needs critique on?

I would agree that lightening up his face would make a good difference on this one.

I don't, it's called a joke :)




  
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Nov 13, 2012 15:58 |  #11

It might look better with some brightening as others have suggested - super adorable kitteh. ;D


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Nov 13, 2012 22:26 |  #12

oh, didn't catch the joke I guess. Maybe i jumped the gun on being sensitive, since I'm constantly posting pictures of my dogs for critique, lol


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Nov 14, 2012 12:21 |  #13

e1rlindsay wrote in post #15243191 (external link)
oh, didn't catch the joke I guess. Maybe i jumped the gun on being sensitive, since I'm constantly posting pictures of my dogs for critique, lol

Smiley face :) usually indicates a joke :)

But sensitive and critique forum aren't a good mix :(




  
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Nov 14, 2012 19:00 |  #14

Taking photos of cats is a great way to learn - they often move fast, they have minute details in their fur to capture, they like sitting in the light and they don't complain about it (usually).

That said, it looks underexposed, and I don't like the white mat in the front. Otherwise, I like that it shows some of your cat's personality.


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Mar 07, 2017 19:11 |  #15

Thanks for commenting. I seem to like this pic more than any of you.


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