Barnyard Cat

Posted by ADKShooter on Wed Dec 23, 2020 8:04 pm

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Nikon D810, Zeiss 50mm F2.0 macro
ISO 200, 1/250s, F 7.1

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I noticed the cat while walking by this old barn on my way to photograph some wildflowers and was immediately drawn to it's eyes. I used my very rudimentary computer "skills" to turn everything in the image into a black and white except for the eyes which initially attracted me.  Not my usual straight forward image or subject.

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by SantaFeJoe on Wed Dec 23, 2020 8:36 pm
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I really like this one. The comp is great and your treatment succeeds at focusing on the eyes. The cats’ pose is perfect, as well.

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by Ron Day on Wed Dec 23, 2020 11:02 pm
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Excellent composition and I love the monochrome conversion save and except those magical eyes. Well done, Warren!

by Cynthia Crawford on Thu Dec 24, 2020 6:30 am
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Great idea to just feature the eyes- this works beautifully! I also like the cat's casual pose and the framing in the barn window. Nice work!
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by david fletcher on Thu Dec 24, 2020 10:34 am
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Wonderful sighting and composition Warren. Superb thinking with the monochrome treatment. Gives it a rustic feel. So glad you left the eyes. Large view is superb.
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by Carol Clarke on Thu Dec 24, 2020 4:45 pm
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The old barn window provides the perfect frame for this handsome cat, Warren. I love what you've done here, it may not be your usual kind of image - but its a beauty!

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by Mary Brun on Sat Dec 26, 2020 6:05 pm
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A really nice person very well framed.
Excellent choice is the conversion to black and white with the detail of the eyes in evidence.

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