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Waiting to be adopted

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Challenge: Soft Focus IV (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: SPCA
Date: May 9, 2008
Aperture: f/9
ISO: 800
Shutter: 1/90
Galleries: Animals
Date Uploaded: May 10, 2008

I work for my SPCA and this lil critter is having trouble finding a home - I dont expect this to do very well since it was a spur of the moment thing

Auto Color
Auto Contrast
Neat Image
Gaussian Blur

*UPDATE* I adopted this cat and took him home with me, no one wanted him at all
his name is herbert and he is 8 lbs now

Place: 69 out of 203
Avg (all users): 5.5767
Avg (commenters): 6.5556
Avg (participants): 5.3103
Avg (non-participants): 5.6947
Views since voting: 804
Views during voting: 321
Votes: 189
Comments: 15
Favorites: 0

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08/10/2008 11:55:49 AM
Sweet image, very underrated! I love your choice to focus on his paw, he looks so vulnerable and trusting. Lucky Herbert to now have a home with you!
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05/26/2008 10:25:09 PM
welcome to DPC. Gave you a nine for this one.
I really think it should have gotten a higher placement, but then again what do I know
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05/26/2008 08:19:15 PM
Welcome to DPC - animal pics are a great favorite - good luck with your career and your photography.
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05/25/2008 12:27:51 AM
Congrats on your newest family member. He's one lucky little kitten.
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05/24/2008 12:56:34 AM
Glad to hear he found a home! As for editing your comments after a challenge, you can only do that if you have a membership. As for more "umph", you can try playing with levels a bit to brighten it up a touch, but that will also make the bright spot in the upper left a lot more apparent. Still a very cute an engaging kitten shot.
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05/21/2008 11:44:23 PM
Ok well I don't know how to edit the text under my picture so anyhow, i actually ended up adopting this one myself as no one wanted to take him home- poor thing! He was a bully and a hyperactive kitty, however now that he is with me at home he is the best :) I know the picture is dull, it needs more umph but it was a last minute thing just to see what would happen :)
 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/19/2008 01:03:52 PM
So Sweet! I just wish I could see more of the eyes, but I love the little paw :o)
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05/16/2008 08:39:30 PM
Tones are a little dull -- more contrast is needed. Nicely compsoed though and the DOF is clever.
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05/16/2008 12:30:00 AM
nice1 whoever said kittens are soft has never owned one!
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05/16/2008 12:25:02 AM
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05/15/2008 08:13:46 PM
awe, beautiful kitten, like the B&W
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05/15/2008 05:37:24 PM
Looks like an alien cat because the eyes are just dark black...
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05/15/2008 08:38:11 AM
Very god Dof used in this shot, I like the detail of every little hair standing up on the cats paw. I also like the point of view in which this was shot, makes it more interesting.
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05/14/2008 10:23:55 PM
Soft and alluring and ever so sweet.....
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05/14/2008 08:20:36 AM
Great perspective. I am a sucker for a good cat shot. Can't adopt him though - we have too many as it is. ;)
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