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Old Jan 27, 2004, 6:36 PM   #1
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Default B&W Cats?

literally B&W.
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Old Jan 27, 2004, 8:23 PM   #2
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Default Oh, black and white cats!

Oh, I gotta know, purty please, what are their names (If you don't mind me asking, lol)?

Umm, let me guess: Ebony/Ivory, Salt/Pepper, Oreo/Domino, Snow/Soot,....uh oh, I ran out! :-)

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Old Jan 27, 2004, 8:42 PM   #3
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Nope!! Keba & Charlie :lol:
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Old Jan 28, 2004, 1:08 PM   #4
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Default Great names...

Keba and Charlie, eh? I wasn't far off...I was wayyyyyyy off. Lol. Neat names!

Thanks for sharing.

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Old Jan 29, 2004, 11:02 AM   #5
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Nice composition. I've got a few suggestion for improvement. The stark contrast between the black and white cats makes for a very difficult shot. In this case, the white cat is about right but the black cat is too dark. There are a couple of things you could do. You could spot meter on the black cat but that would probably blow the white cat out of the picture. You could add an external light source shining on the black cat. The easiest thing to try is to leave everything as it was and increase exposure compensation by +0.3 EV.

Your depth of field is not too good. If your camera has aperture priority available, put the camera on a tripod, set for aperture priority, and stop the lens down as much as you can (largest f number). This will cause a slow shutter speed which is why the tripod is a must.. This should allow you to get both cats in focus.

If your camera doesn't have aperture priority, try setting for landscape. Generally, a landscape program will give better DOF than the fully automatic program setting.
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Old Jan 29, 2004, 8:17 PM   #6
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Yeah. . .but. . .how do they look when you do color? heh heh

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Old Jan 30, 2004, 7:17 AM   #7
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I don't know.. I've found cats very difficult to photograph at slow shutter speeds.. mine never sit still long enough - especially when they see me doing something...

Although, at a slightly slower shutter speed, I did get some cool pics of my cats having a "showdown" in the bathtub where they were still, but their tails were flicking back and forth.

I'll have to upload it after I set up a place to upload to...
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I'll have to upload it after I set up a place to upload to...
Hurry up! A lot of cat people here.
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Lovely conttrast! Nive cats to
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I actually like the depth of field. The white cat is semi-camouflaged and the lack of focus helps to 'hide' it!

I also like the way the pic has been cropped so we see equal amounts of each cats face!

Nice shot,

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