Looking Back #2

© Janine Russell

Looking Back #2

Julie Robinson 8/29/2006 12:04:37 AM

What a lovely cat Janine- great capture! #512271

Paul E. Earl 8/29/2006 12:08:32 AM

Gorgeous capture, Janine! Very cute! #3237249

Dan Holm 8/29/2006 12:09:15 AM

EXCELLENT portrait, Janine!! Love that pose and the "attitude" in this! #3237251

Su Sana E. P 8/29/2006 12:13:55 AM

How very beautiful!! Very lovely details and pose here, Janine!! #3237270

Tamara K. Walker 8/29/2006 2:47:38 AM

Very pretty cat, wonderful color and details. #3237455

Paul Sikora 8/29/2006 3:00:11 AM

The cat is lovely but the phot is great, Janine #3237503

Helen N. McHugh 8/29/2006 3:11:22 AM

What a lovely capture, Jannine! A cat with attitude! Great colours & clarity!! #3237562

Karen Bacon 8/29/2006 3:18:51 AM

excellent capture janine! #3237597

Paul Michko 8/29/2006 3:20:59 AM

Incredible composition, Janine. #3237612

Lani J 8/29/2006 3:22:05 AM

I love how you composed this photograph, Janine. It's beautiful! :o) #3237621

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 8/29/2006 3:58:34 AM

Beautiful capture and composition Janine!!! #3237828

Carla Metzler 8/29/2006 4:18:43 AM

Beautiful capture, Janine. #3237974

Marijana Fajgl 8/29/2006 4:36:12 AM

Wonderful capture Janine! love her face expression! #3238141

Jeff Robinson 8/29/2006 4:47:22 AM

Outstanding portrait Janine! Great composition and color! Jeff #3238258

Sherri Gorman 8/29/2006 4:54:00 AM

Well done Janine. The cat looks so soft that I want to pet him. Another wonderful capture. #3238322

Amy JACKSON 8/29/2006 4:57:48 AM

Wonderful capture of this beautiful cat, Janine!! Great composition!! #3238352

Ray Thoms 8/29/2006 5:13:40 AM

Wonderful composition Janine.... #3238497

Karen Slagle 8/29/2006 6:08:21 AM

Fantastic capture, Janine. This is a winner in my book... #3238715

Janine Russell 8/29/2006 6:31:23 AM

Julie, Paul E, Dan, Susan, Tamara, Paul S, Helen, Karen B, Paul M, Lani, Adilson, Carla, Marijana, Jeff, Sherri, Amy, Ray and Karen, thanks very much for all of your kind comments and encouragement. #3238820

Bambi L. Dingman 8/29/2006 8:19:10 AM

What a perfect shot!!! Excellent composition, beautiful cat, *and* you got him to look back at the camera! Amazing! #3239306

Gunther Allen 8/29/2006 8:32:31 AM

What a great cat capture! The color and definition are perfect. Good luck on this one. BTW I love your clock in your gallery, so I got me one too! I really enjoyed browsing through your gallery - :-) #3239347

Sam Britt 8/29/2006 8:57:04 AM

Fantastic cat photo. Excellent detail and color.

Sam #3239445

Theresa Marie Jones 8/29/2006 11:32:42 AM

Memorizing, love it!! #3240171

Wendy Stevenson 8/29/2006 12:06:24 PM

Amazing pose Janine - I think only cats and owls can turn their heads like that!! Love the colour and comp too! #3240331

Jo Berry 8/29/2006 12:51:09 PM

Another outstanding capture!! Wonderful pose, detail and color!!! #3240505

Jill Odice 8/29/2006 2:23:09 PM

Beautiful cat and image Janine! The cat looks so relaxed and like it doesn't mind at all about getting it's photo taken :-) #3240834

eileen bedford 8/29/2006 5:11:55 PM

Beautiful cat, love the way it looks back, if only those eyes could talk. Well done Janine... #3241383

Kaye Burazin 8/29/2006 6:26:03 PM

Fantastic feline focus. Purrrrfect Janine. #3241734

Janine Russell 8/29/2006 8:21:28 PM

Bambi, Gunther, Sam, Theresa, Wendy, Jo, Jill, Eileen, One Shot and Kaye, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3242063

Nancy L. Green 8/29/2006 8:47:01 PM

What did you use to bribe the cat to pose like this Janine?? I love everything about this image!! Superb!! <>< #3242123

Kristi A. Howson 8/29/2006 10:40:12 PM

Perfect comp and detail here Janine. I love this! #3242326

Esther Smith 8/29/2006 11:44:35 PM

Excellent clarity, composition and color, Janine! #3242362

Datha Y. Thompson 8/30/2006 5:25:24 AM

GREAT SHOT Janine!! Very Pretty kitty Love the brick and pose!! Wonderful colors!! :0) #3243503

Ronald F. Fischer 8/30/2006 7:13:04 AM

Beautiful capture, Janine! #3244182

Janine Russell 8/30/2006 9:51:54 AM

Nancy, Kristi, Esther, Datha and Ronald, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3244935

Tarun Bose 8/30/2006 4:26:57 PM

Wow! What a portrait, Great pose. Excellent composition. Well done Janine. #3246443

Melissa A. Mannon 8/30/2006 5:56:49 PM

great portrait! love it! #3246672

Janine Russell 8/30/2006 8:11:40 PM

Tarun and Melissa, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3247104

Graeme yew Chow 8/30/2006 11:14:49 PM

Very beautiful with clear detail , compostion and the background, Janine. #3247478

Janine Russell 8/30/2006 11:25:38 PM

Graeme, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3247487

SaMi Martin 8/31/2006 2:10:35 AM

Good looking cat; I always enjoy looking at your work Janine! #3247814

Robert R. Goodman 8/31/2006 3:18:14 AM

A very beautiful cat Janine,And very beautiful image!!!!!!!! #3248059

Marianne Fortin 8/31/2006 8:43:10 AM

Beautiful, Janine! I love the cat's expression. #3249713

Marilyn K. Lincecum 8/31/2006 9:45:00 AM

Beautiful animal portrait, Janine !! Fantastic colors, detail and DOF, not to mention that priceless look. #3249949

Janine Russell 8/31/2006 10:56:35 AM

SaMi, Robert, Marianne and Marilyn, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3250308

Stephanie Laird 8/31/2006 11:32:59 AM

Janine, this is absolutely perfect! What a beautiful shot! #3250521

Andrew I. Boyd 9/1/2006 1:01:21 AM

Janine,this is gorgeous!The clarity is superb and the curve of the wall sets the compostion up very nicely,indeed!:-) #3252775

Brenda Sides 9/1/2006 1:25:09 PM

Janine, beautiful cat! I want to hold him/her:)font> #3255306

Janine Russell 9/1/2006 7:49:39 PM

Stephanie, Andrew and Brenda, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3256304

KHAWLA Haddad 9/1/2006 8:43:33 PM

Janine WOW WOW WOW I love this so much what great capture its winner in my book WOW I love it!!
he look so much like my tiger lol. #3256487

Janine Russell 9/1/2006 10:37:07 PM

Kelly, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3256608

Sharon F. Morris 9/2/2006 7:50:23 AM

Love everything about this great image
:-). But your whole gallery is full of beautiful images!!! #3257818

Janine Russell 9/2/2006 10:47:31 AM

Sharon, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments; glad you enjoyed my gallery. #3258327

DiAnna F. Paulk 9/3/2006 5:29:58 PM

I'm with Sharon ... I love everything about this image: the composition, colors, fantastically sharp focus and you just can't beat the subject matter!!

Thanks for commenting on my apple image today! #3262577

Janine Russell 9/3/2006 6:12:24 PM

DiAnna, you're welcome and thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3262694

Steve Rice 9/8/2006 11:42:43 AM

Janine, Excellent capture. Well done!! #3284137

Janine Russell 9/8/2006 3:26:07 PM

Steve, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3284954

Jennifer Jones 9/12/2006 6:39:56 PM

This is so wonderful, Janine! I especially love the colors and compostion. It really draws you in. Congrats on a job well done!! #3301596

Janine Russell 9/12/2006 9:56:07 PM

Jennifer, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #3301934

Daniel G. Flocke 9/14/2006 2:43:36 AM

Janine - What a hansome fellow, very sharp great detail and a purr-fect expression!

~Daniel #3307325

Janine Russell 9/14/2006 9:22:03 AM

Daniel, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3309048

Cary Rogers 9/23/2006 12:32:36 PM

Wonderful, artistic composition, Janine! The framing, detail, lighting and colors are exceptional--and the juxtaposition of the curves--really makes this image some tasty eye-candy. #3350626

Janine Russell 9/23/2006 12:58:56 PM

Cary, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3350727

Tamera S. Phillips 9/26/2006 4:31:13 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved finalist! #3365595

Melissa G. Meiselman 9/26/2006 4:42:32 PM

Congratulations, Janine on this most deserved finalist!!! #3365709

Renee Doyle 9/26/2006 4:59:22 PM

Awesome kitty capture Janine!!!! Big congratulations on this stunning finalist!!!

Tarun Bose 9/26/2006 5:09:26 PM

Congrats my dear Janine for being the finalist. #3366037

Kay E. Mahoney 9/26/2006 5:15:58 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. Beautiful kitty. Good luck in the next round. #3366131

Noel Baebler 9/26/2006 5:24:52 PM

Beauty kitty cat portrait, Janine! I see you swing artistically both ways with regards to fowl and feline. ;0) #3366263

Bill Wyatt 9/26/2006 5:28:32 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Janine!! Good luck on the next round!!! #3366313

Pat Gamwell 9/26/2006 5:37:59 PM

Exceptional shot, Janine! BIG CONGRATS! #3366456

RC Fritz 9/26/2006 5:59:09 PM

Good luck in the next round! #3366757

Brenda W. LaFleur 9/26/2006 6:15:09 PM

This is great, Janine! Big congrats to you! #3366978

Christopher Budny 9/26/2006 6:29:23 PM

Ah, that cat in your aviary ;) Looks like trouble...but a great image! Congratulations! #3367151

Revonda L. Gentry 9/26/2006 6:30:16 PM

Congratulations, Janine!! #3367163

Graeme yew Chow 9/26/2006 6:33:49 PM

Janine, congrats on your finalists. #3367197

Sam Britt 9/26/2006 6:34:00 PM

Congratulations on this and ALL of your very well-deserved finalists, Janine! #3367201

Cheryl E. Molennor 9/26/2006 6:34:16 PM

Beautiful Janine! congrats! #3367204

Terry L. Ellis 9/26/2006 6:43:38 PM

Congratulations, Janine, on this beauty of a finalist! Love kitty shots! #3367311

Photographer 9/26/2006 6:45:26 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Janine! #3367329

Virginia Leone 9/26/2006 6:46:24 PM

Love this one...BRAVO! #3367341

Robert R. Goodman 9/26/2006 6:48:45 PM

Congratulations Janie!!!!!! #3367367

Su Sana E. P 9/26/2006 7:02:50 PM

Congratulations, Janine!! #3367532

Pamela Shane 9/26/2006 7:10:14 PM

Gorgeous cat, & image Janine - congratulations!! :) #3367614

Datha Y. Thompson 9/26/2006 7:20:48 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Janine :0) #3367753

Dawn Tulys 9/26/2006 7:22:17 PM

Well deserved,Janine!! #3367771

Paul E. Earl 9/26/2006 7:32:53 PM

Congratulations on this superb finalist!! #3367885

Nadya Johnson 9/26/2006 8:10:48 PM

Outstanding! Congratulations, Janine! #3368410

Robyn Mackenzie 9/26/2006 8:20:10 PM

Superb kitty image, Janine. The clarity is marvellous. Best of luck in the next round! #3368513

Jill Flynn 9/26/2006 8:20:52 PM

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this Janine! It is absolutely WONDERFUL. Congratulations on your finalist! #3368519

eileen bedford 9/26/2006 8:30:42 PM

Congratulations Janine, This was a great shot... #3368623

Nancy L. Green 9/26/2006 8:38:40 PM

Congrats Janine on this wonderful finalist!! <>< #3368706

Daniel G. Flocke 9/26/2006 8:49:42 PM

Janine - Congratulations on your Finalist and good luck in the next round!!!

~Daniel #3368876

Barbara Waldoch 9/26/2006 8:50:05 PM

Congratulations Janine, very well done! #3368878

Husain Akhtar 9/26/2006 9:29:53 PM

Warmest congratulations on being wonderful and very well deserved finalist my friend! Good wishes. #3369245

Sylvia Rossler 9/26/2006 9:48:36 PM

Finally !! I remember of this picture, if i'm not wrong it was the first I commented on your gallery :O) Love of first sight !! Big congrats Janine !! #3369382

Janine Russell 9/26/2006 10:02:23 PM

Tamera, Melissa, Renee, Tarun, Kay, Noel, Bill W, Pat, RC, Brenda, Chris, Revonda, Graeme, Sam, Cheryl, Terry, Reine, , Virginia, Robert, Susan, Pamela, Don, Datha, Dawn, Paul, Nadya, Robyn, Jill, Eileen, Nancy, Daniel, Barbara, MH and Sylvia, thanks very much for all of your kind comments, support, encouragement and congratulations.


Lorraine A. Cook 9/26/2006 10:55:33 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Janine!<:)) #3369656

Janine Russell 9/26/2006 11:16:30 PM

From Amalia Arriaga de Garcia on 9/26/2006 7:44 PM

Lorraine and Amalia, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations. #3369741

She-She Killough 9/26/2006 11:21:00 PM

Love his INTENSE Look! It is all so crisp and clean. Excellent work Janine, and COngratulations!! #3369765

Julie Robinson 9/26/2006 11:30:21 PM

Congratulations on you finalist! #3369805

Raymond Pauly 9/26/2006 11:38:37 PM

Not surprised to see you among the finalists, Janine! Well deserved. Great shot! #3369843

Sherry S. Boles 9/27/2006 1:09:43 AM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist, Janine! #3370232

Debbie Hartley 9/27/2006 2:38:42 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Janine! #3370551

Deborah C. Lewinson 9/27/2006 3:55:54 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Janine, great clarity, texture, and DOF, makes you want to pet the cat and hear her purr!
-Debby #3370915

Kathleen Brennan 9/27/2006 4:47:53 AM

Congratulations, Janine. I'm a vet and never tire of looking at pet photos. What a beautiful boy! #3371223

Marijana Fajgl 9/27/2006 6:10:17 AM

I still love this image a lot Janine! Congratulations and good luck! #3371708

Emile Abbott 9/27/2006 7:19:15 AM

Love it and Congratulations Janine on finalist. #3372295

Cindy Wong 9/27/2006 7:26:17 AM

Congrats on this beautiful finalist! #3372354

Marianne Fortin 9/27/2006 7:39:03 AM

Congrats, Janine! I thought this one would be a finalist. #3372457

Janine Russell 9/27/2006 8:39:54 AM

Sheesh, Julie, Raymond, Sherry, Debbie, Debby, Kathleen, Marijana, Emile, Cindy and Marianne, I really appreciate all of your kind and encouraging comments, congratulations and support; thanks very much. #3372888

Karen Engelbreth 9/27/2006 8:49:00 AM

Congratulations, Janine! #3372970

Karen Bacon 9/27/2006 9:34:25 AM

Congratulations Janine! #3373190

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 9/27/2006 10:12:20 AM

Congratulations Janine!!! #3373427

Rakesh Syal 9/27/2006 10:38:39 AM

Congrats on this beautiful finalist, Janine!! #3373619

Jill Odice 9/27/2006 10:48:15 AM

Congrats Janine! :-) #3373688

Ken Smith 9/27/2006 11:59:36 AM

Janine, congrats on your finalist! Well deserved! #3374027

Jill M. Flusemann 9/27/2006 1:28:53 PM

Congratulations! What a look on his or her face! #3374572

Claudia Kuhn 9/27/2006 2:23:56 PM

Wonderful capture Janine, congrats! #3374889

Claudia Kuhn 9/27/2006 2:24:11 PM

Wonderful capture Janine, congrats! #3374892

Erica Murphy 9/27/2006 2:25:53 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist Janine!

Erica #3374909

Laurie Daily 9/27/2006 3:24:11 PM

Another beautiful image, Janine. Congratulations! #3375239

Tressie Davis 9/27/2006 3:31:25 PM

Great finalist Janine, congratulations!! #3375288

Arnie Horwitz 9/27/2006 3:32:35 PM

Great shot, Janine. Congratulations on being a finalist! #3375292

Kristi A. Howson 9/27/2006 3:57:57 PM

Congratulations Janine on this and all of your other fantastic finalists this month. What a great month for you. Best of Luck in the next round! #3375418

Deborah Sandidge 9/27/2006 4:00:50 PM

Congratulations on your finalists, Janine!! #3375429

Janine Russell 9/27/2006 5:27:04 PM

Karen E, Karen B, Adilson, Rakesh, Jill O, Ken, Jill F, Claudia, Erica, Laurie, Tressie, Arnie, Kristi and Deb, I really appreciate all of your kind comments, congratulations and encouragement; thanks very much. #3375900

Jeff Robinson 9/27/2006 5:40:01 PM

Congrats Janine on your wonderful Finalisst!! Jeff #3375975

Debra Booth 9/27/2006 7:07:05 PM

Great capture, Janine!! Congratulations! #3376357

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 9/27/2006 7:24:13 PM

Cute composition, Janine!!! CONGRATULATIONS! ^.^ Kitty #3376482

Sharon Day 9/27/2006 9:13:36 PM

Great capture and pose, Janine!!! Congratulations!!! Good luck next round! #3376899

Janine Russell 9/28/2006 7:40:15 AM

Jeff, Debra,Kitty and Sharon, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3379541

Janine Russell 9/28/2006 7:41:45 AM

From Sharon Mushock 9/28/2006 5:17 AM
Janine, thank you for your compliment on my Lhaso, he is a little devil but adorable.
This cat photo is just beautiful, it looks just like a cat I had when I was a kid. He lived to be 17 years old. I love this composition and the cat's expression is perfect. You have a beautiful gallery! Congrats on your finalist position!!

Sharon, you're welcome and thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations. #3379552

Tonya R. Boles 9/28/2006 10:25:02 AM

Congrats. #3380350

Mitch Spence 9/28/2006 1:45:44 PM

Wonderful lines, wonderful detail. #3381157

Cathy M. Gromball 9/29/2006 10:01:00 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Janine!

Cathy :) #3386213

Janine Russell 9/29/2006 10:21:10 AM

Tonya, Mitch and Cathy, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3386334

Paula Dwyer 9/30/2006 6:29:46 AM

Outstanding cat portrait!! Awesome looking cat, loved the way he is poised!! Congratulations Janine!!! #3389889

Janine Russell 9/30/2006 10:13:57 AM

Paula, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations. #3390528

Helen N. McHugh 10/2/2006 8:52:44 AM

Congrats on this great finalist, Janine! Loved it first time round!!Stunning! #3398267

Janine Russell 10/2/2006 9:44:04 AM

Helen, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3398453

Mário Ferreira 11/6/2006 7:41:08 AM

It's always a pleasure to review your gallery Janine.
Impressive "portrait" , magnific!!! #3552414

Janine Russell 11/6/2006 8:49:48 AM

Mario, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3552708

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Reworked and resubmitted
Photo was taken on May 7, 2005 at 2:53pm in Edmonds, Washington
Canon 70-200mm F/4L lens @ F/4, 1/180 second, ISO 100, -0.5 exposure compensation
Cropped, levels, + saturation, resized and sharpened in Photoshop CS

Uploaded on 8/29/2006 12:02:39 AM

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