Tempting Fate

© Val Feldman

Tempting Fate

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 1/4/2012 5:09:48 AM

Outstanding capture. Love the lighting. You were at the right placeand time to catch this unique couple. #1434262

Carol Flisak level-deluxe 1/4/2012 5:27:06 AM

Excellent capture, Val... wonderful light, comp and timing! #9901347

Jack Gaskin level-deluxe 1/4/2012 5:31:44 AM


Jack #9901359

Anita Hogue 1/4/2012 5:33:39 AM

What a cool find and I love your light and composition!
Happy New Year! #9901361

Mary Timman 1/4/2012 5:37:49 AM

So pretty. Love the tones, softness and texture. I can't believe he's just sleeping though, I have a feeling someone is going to be in trouble soon. #9901375

Inge Linden 1/4/2012 6:19:48 AM

Stunning capture-wonderful light&comp. #9901446

Robert R. Goodman level-deluxe 1/4/2012 6:27:03 AM

Hi Valarie,Happy New Year my friend.LOL!!Sure is one brave Rooster,I bet the other Chickens dared him to do it.Beautiful capture,nice to see a post!!! #9901452

Monnie Ryan level-deluxe 1/4/2012 6:41:37 AM

Fabulous find beautifully captured, Val! Happy New Year to you, too!! #9901468

Karen Slagle level-deluxe 1/4/2012 6:54:20 AM

Too cool, Val. #9901491

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 1/4/2012 7:22:36 AM

Outstanding capture of them Val - 2 subjects that you would not expect to see together! Happy New Year! #9901561

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 1/4/2012 7:37:04 AM

What a fantastic capture, I think they must be dear friends! :-)

Love it Val!

jo ann c. #9901587

Don Christiana level-deluxe 1/4/2012 7:53:23 AM

Val, this is a wonderful capture. The photo tells a story all by its self. I hope you have a great day...and a fantastic 2012. #9901609

Rony Sagy 1/4/2012 9:07:07 AM

Oh, what a find. Fantastic capture with such dreamy beautiful light and colors. Happy New Year Val. #9901690

Gord MacEachern level-deluxe 1/4/2012 9:11:13 AM

Love this Val, this has to really go places. A most incredible image topped off with a wee touch of humour!!!! #9901697

Shirley A. Kinney level-deluxe 1/4/2012 10:31:51 AM

Just too cute, Val. #9901791

Freddy Bland 1/4/2012 3:44:11 PM

Fantabulous capture, Val! Is that a word? Well, to me it most definitely is in this case! A delightful story-telling image that you've captured with awesome details, lighting and composition! I expect we will definitely be seeing this one again, my Texas friend!! #9902190

Neal D. Hatcher level-deluxe 1/4/2012 4:05:39 PM

Fantastic capture-Isn,t that farm a neat place-I,ve been there and loved it
Into my favs this goes #9902222

Patricia Seidler 1/4/2012 4:27:25 PM

Beautifully captured Valerie.

Happy New Year to you too! #9902282

Lorna Shutter 1/4/2012 4:59:05 PM

Hey Ms. U.S.A.! It's so good to see a new post from you! Hope you had a great holiday! This image is fabulous!!! The kitty is adorable ... and the chicken/rooster? looking over its shoulder is priceless! What an awesome capture! Love the play of light and shadows and the dreamy look it gives! This one's a fave for me ... and a Winner in MY book, my friend! Excellent work, Ms. Val! :) #9902348

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe 1/4/2012 6:52:20 PM

Look who is calling who LM, Val! LOL The unusual chicken and cat combination together is fantastic and then your light on it makes it that much more wonderful. Great work LMjr! LOL #9902500

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe 1/4/2012 7:13:56 PM

I love everything about this shot, Val! Right place, right time, perfect comp and the the soft light! #9902541

Michelle Alton 1/4/2012 7:18:45 PM

It's collecting Faves like crazy, Val. What a magnificent work of artistry. Maybe even a GP award! #9902559

Carol Eade level-deluxe 1/4/2012 7:37:27 PM

Oh, that's a fabulous capture, Val, and love the light! Happy new year to you, too! #9902595

Tammy Espino level-deluxe 1/4/2012 7:54:40 PM

You made me smile, this has winner written all over it:)

Douglas Pignet level-deluxe 1/5/2012 3:04:25 AM

lovely capture with wonderful colors and comp...nicely done #9903010

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 1/5/2012 6:33:10 AM

Awesome detail and fabulous find, Val!!! Incredibly gorgeous!!! Hope you are all well!! Tell your Mom, one of my clients won a 2012 Ford Escape at a casino raffle on New Year's Eve!!! Hope that your Mom is next!! #9903444

Val Feldman level-deluxe 1/5/2012 7:42:39 AM

Thanks everyone - appreciate your comments much! #9903506

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 1/5/2012 2:03:39 PM

Hi Val and Happy New Year my friend. Awesome eye, timing and capture of not something you see often. Cute and patient Kitty and curious rooster well composed by your expert eye. #9904176

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe 1/6/2012 6:15:29 AM

Outstanding find and capture Miss Val! Hope you had a Happy New Year! #9905539

Julie Burnett level-deluxe 1/6/2012 6:21:18 AM

I envy you finding this unusual scenario, Val, this had to be a hoot! Exceptional lighting and treatment to boot!! Just fabulous!! #9905552

Val Feldman level-deluxe 1/6/2012 10:14:51 AM

Thanks Doc, Mary and Julie - appreciate your stopping by! Have a great day! #9905813

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 1/6/2012 6:08:07 PM

A unique & beautifu image with lovely lighting, tones, colors, setting, & timing here, Val! Extremely well done, indeed!

A Very Happy New Year to you, my friend! #9906371

Terry Cervi level-deluxe 1/6/2012 8:46:54 PM

I love the dreamy quality this beautiful photo has, Ms. V! Happy New Year!! #9906524

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe 1/7/2012 1:24:07 AM

What a wonderful composition with such great lighting and shadow work. #9906748

Carol L. Fowler 1/7/2012 4:18:48 PM

Wonderful interaction (At least by one of the subjects!) Hope the rooster didn't interrupt that cat nap! #9907744

Lorna Shutter 1/7/2012 4:38:26 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your EFP, Ms. Val!!! Photobucket See, the cat's friend is dancing with me! Ha! Ha! Now on to the next round! :) #9907777

Nadia Paul 1/7/2012 5:09:55 PM

The dappled lighting really enhances this wonderful scene Val - beautifully taken and presented my friend! #9907847

Julianne Bradford 1/7/2012 9:17:06 PM

What a fabulous whimsical capture with amazing lighting Valarie! This is a winner in my book! #9908245

Dayna Cain level-deluxe 1/17/2012 10:35:48 AM

This is AWESOME Val! #9925595

Phyllis H. Burchett 1/18/2012 6:36:57 AM

This is fabulous Val, everything about it....L O V E it! #9927120

Irene Colling level-deluxe 1/18/2012 10:30:41 AM

Outstanding presentation of this captivating scene.

Great work Val. #9927481

Karen Bacon level-deluxe 1/21/2012 4:05:17 PM

You captured such outstanding light and unique situation here Val! Only a true photographer can do this-and you have!Good luck with this, we will see this again! #9934140

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 2/13/2012 3:44:56 AM

Magical. Love that light and the moment you captured #9980105

Val Feldman level-deluxe 2/21/2012 12:40:34 PM

Thanks so much everyone!! :) :) #9994631

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...and Living Dangerously... :) Found this sweetly sleeping little bundle of fur at the Sauer-Beckmann Farm in Stonewall, TX completely oblivious to the fact that he was being scrutinized by the barnyard rooster...

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 320, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 210.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

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